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2021 Virtual FSYF Annual College Workshop - Shared screen with speaker view
alexis belcher
37:36
you mentioned that there are some colleges that receive more tck applications than others. what are those universities that receive a large amount of those applications?
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
38:19
I will ask that for you when she pauses Alexis.
alexis belcher
38:33
thx
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
43:18
https://afsa.org/college-admissions-and-covid-19-evolving-landscape
Patrick Cushing
46:47
Could you share today’s recording so I can have my students watch it?
Ebony Custis
46:57
Do recommendation letters have to come from academic teachers?
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
47:15
Absolutely Patrick!
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
47:31
Ebony... please ask this when she opens up questions.
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
49:51
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=third+culture+kids+book&gclid=Cj0KCQjw-4SLBhCVARIsACrhWLWqVyjAuUD0u3kv9ftCF5Pxh4vV7YUTS9Cur-TtlU3-OcNsLP7d31kaAj7MEALw_wcB&hvadid=323296485523&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9007574&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=15863225578779052196&hvtargid=kwd-302604505178&hydadcr=8923_10379156&tag=googhydr-20&ref=pd_sl_7rq9bcrx1d_e
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
01:03:16
any other questions? You can type or unmute
alexis belcher
01:04:57
What are some extra curricular activies or things that colleges look for on their applications that students can do when there are few options for these activites abroad?
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
01:06:54
Make sure the High Schoolers know about the community service awards! You could win some money..... you can also use it for your college applications!
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
01:07:40
FSYF will put out the new application in early February.
Sena Flo
01:15:40
Do colleges really read all the essays?
Lisa Wilkinson
01:22:57
How would you recommend working with an international school counselor and teachers who are not as familiar with American university admissions and may not know how to support a student’s applications through the counselor and teacher recommendations?
Carleen Velez
01:31:41
What was that website? I didnt' catch it.
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
01:32:23
Common Data Set
Marcy
01:32:30
https://commondataset.org
Lisa Wilkinson
01:33:10
Does having an older sibling enrolled in a university have any impact on the younger sibling’s application to same university, assuming the younger sibling is a very strong applicant anyway?
Ingrid Layman
01:33:58
Do you have any tips specific to IB students applying to American colleges? I’ve heard contrasting opinions on the weight of the program in the states. Thanks!
Lisa Wilkinson
01:36:13
Is there an advantage or disadvantage from an admissions standpoint to applying to a selective university as a gap year student instead of as a high school senior?
Charlotte Larsen
01:43:12
Yes! both of my daughter’s were given a semester’s worth of credits at a private university on Southern California to allow them to graduate in 3 1/2 years saving us a LOT of money! And they didn’t do the full IB Diploma. They took HL classes but not the full program.
Ingrid Layman
01:43:47
Thanks so much! That’s awesome and great to know.
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
01:44:48
Any other questions?
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
01:58:12
We will send out these slides!
V Wong
02:10:09
Would you please send us out a copy of the FAFSA blog when you do it.
Carleen Velez
02:16:39
Adapting
Sangita
02:16:45
respectful of other cultures and knowing the local language and knows the best bakery in town
V Wong
02:16:45
She was willing to go off the beaten path
Marcy
02:16:47
She took the time to learn the local language and learn something about the culture where she lived
Carter Horner - Dublin
02:16:51
She is willing to put herself out there, out of her comfort zone.
Ingrid Layman
02:16:58
You get to know her perseverance in learning a difficult language, as well as her dedication to absorbing her local environment
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
02:19:09
V Wong.... I will get the specific blog for you from becky.
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
02:19:11
https://rnginternational.com/college/
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
02:19:20
This has some really good resources on it.
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
02:19:29
And here is Becky's blog in general:
V Wong
02:19:35
Thank you
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
02:19:43
https://rnginternational.com/our-blog/
Evelyn Rolfson
02:25:27
Thank you! This has been really helpful.
renee she/her
02:28:26
Thank you so much!
Ingrid Layman
02:28:46
In your experience, how accurate is the PSAT in reference to the SAT results?
Tim
02:29:28
Can you share the power point?
Jonette Cahoon Vaughan, Executive Director FSYF
02:29:45
Yes Tim.... I will send it out to everyone after the presentation,
Zoey Breslar
02:31:31
If you have a special need, like ADHD, and you have been working hard to tackle your academic challenges, how do you flag that without making it a feature of your application?
Carleen Velez
02:31:57
Also interested in Zoey's question.
Patrick Cushing
02:31:59
Thank you very much. Very helpful.
Marcy
02:32:00
On the FAFSA, any advice for answering the question about state of legal residence for parents who have few ties to any particular state?
Carleen Velez
02:34:19
@Zoey - I went to an info session on the SALT Center at U-Arizona and was very impressed with that support for my child w/ ADHD.
Sena Flo
02:35:16
Thank you!
Carleen Velez
02:35:21
Thank you.
Marcy
02:35:22
Thanks!!
Ingrid Layman
02:35:23
Thanks!
Kristy Zamary
02:35:25
Thanks!