Amsterdam College Night 2019 : USA college & university fair in the Netherlands


 

 

 

What: Amsterdam College Night : USA college & university fair in the Netherlands

When: Thursday 3 October 2019 from 19.00-21.00 (date to be confirmed in spring 2019)

Where: International School of Amsterdam, Sportlaan 45, 1185 TB Amstelveen

The 8th annual USA college & university fair in the Netherlands is organized by Ivy Circle, Fulbright Center/EducationUSA, the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, and (host) the International School of Amsterdam in Amstelveen.

The fair is targeted at students (and their parents) from 125+ International (Baccalaureate) and bilingual secondary schools, as well as 650+ regular secondary schools (Dutch VWO & HAVO) in the Netherlands, who want to know more about undergraduate education opportunities in the USA.

Last year's fair drew more than 270 students and parents from 48 secondary schools in the Netherlands as far as Groningen and Maastricht, who came to meet admissions representatives & alumni from 40 colleges & universities! See details here, as well as photos.

 

PROGRAM/SCHEDULE:

Open Fair: Lower School Gym, 19.00-21.00

In addition, short information sessions will be held during the fair. Last year's sessions were:

– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Omer Pelman, ACT/SAT trainer, Cafeteria Annex 2, 19.15-19.30

– Fulbright Center/EducationUSA – Who & What: Theater Foyer, 19.15-19.30

– Tips for Transitioning to University – Staying Healthy & Happy: Dr. Anisha Abraham, Pediatrician & Teen Health Specialist, University of Amsterdam & Georgetown University, Cafeteria Annex 1, 19.30-19.50

– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Erica Sin, ArborBridge, Cafeteria Annex 2, 19.45-20.00

– 2+2 Transfer Program (Associate/Bachelor): Lansing Bryan, Green River College, Theater Foyer, 19.45-20.00

– Standardised Testing (TOEFL): Wouter Schut, ETS Global, Cafeteria Annex 1, 20.00-20.15

– Standardised Testing (IELTS): Alixia Garceau, British Council, Cafeteria Annex 2, 20.15-20.30

– Fulbright Center/EducationUSA – Who & What: Theater Foyer, 20.15-20.30

– Financing Your US Education: Cafeteria Annex 1, 20.30-20.45

 

LAST YEAR's PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS / INSTITUTIONS: 

US colleges & universities:

American Musical and Dramatic Academy College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts (AMDA)

American University

Brown University*

California State University – Bakersfield

California State University – Monterey Bay

College of Charleston

University of Colorado Boulder

Cornell University*

Denison University*

Dickinson College

Florida Institute of Technology

University of Florida

Fordham University

Green River College*

Harvard University*

Hult International Business School

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana University, Bloomington

Minerva Schools at KGI

New York University

Northeastern University

Northwest Missouri State University

Pace University

University of Pennsylvania*

Purdue University

Saint Michael's College

University of San Francisco

Smith College*

Southwestern University

Stanford University*

Susquehanna University*

University of Vermont*

Wesleyan University

Yale University

*represented by alumni

 

Colleges & universities outside the US:

American University of Paris

American University of Rome

John Cabot University

McGill University*

Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus

Webster University – Leiden Campus

 

Other institutions:

ArborBridge

British Council (IELTS)

ETS Global (TOEFL)

Fulbright Center/EducationUSA

US Consulate General, Amsterdam

 

FOR STUDENTS/PARENTS/GUIDANCE COUNSELORS:

Admission is free, but please Register on Eventbrite 

Download the flyer

 

FOR ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVES AT U.S. COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES:   

To enable you to make the most out of your European recruitment travel, the Amsterdam fair has been scheduled together with similar fairs organized by Fulbright/EducationUSA, CIS, College Council, AMIDEAST and StudyUSA in Europe & the Mediterranean. See the European & Mediterranean fair schedule here.

Amsterdam can be conveniently included in your European admissions recruitment travel schedule, or you can arrange for local alumni to represent your school.  

If you would like to participate or for more information, please contact John Terwilliger, Ivy Circle Netherlands