What: Amsterdam College Night : USA college & university fair in the Netherlands
When: Autumn 2020 (date to be confirmed in early 2020) from 19.00-21.00
Where: International School of Amsterdam, Sportlaan 45, 1185 TB Amstelveen
The 9th annual USA college & university fair in the Netherlands is organized by Ivy Circle, Fulbright Commission/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.
The 2019 fair drew 200 students and parents from 31 secondary schools in the Netherlands as far as Emmen and Eindhoven, who came to meet admissions representatives & alumni from 35 colleges & universities! See details here, as well as photos.
Open Fair: Lower School Gym, 19.00-21.00
In addition, short information sessions will be held during the fair. The following sessions were held during the 2019 fair:
– Studying in the United States: Manon Kolsteren, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA, Theater Foyer, 19.15-19.30
– Standardised Testing (TOEFL): Wouter Schut/Arum Perwitasari, ETS Global, Cafeteria Annex 1, 19.30-19.45
– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Omer Pelman, INSTEAD Academy, Cafeteria Annex 2, 19.30-19.45
– 2+2 Transfer Program (Associate/Bachelor): Lansing Bryan, Green River College, Theater Foyer, 19.45-20.00
– Standardised Testing (IELTS): Joanna Augsburger, British Council/BLTC, Cafeteria Annex 1, 20.00-20.15
– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Erica Sin, ArborBridge, Cafeteria Annex 2, 20.00-20.15
– Studying in the United States: Manon Kolsteren, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA, Theater Foyer, 20.15-20.30
– Financing Your US Education: Randy Vener, American University of Paris, Cafeteria Annex 1, 20.30-20.45
PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS / INSTITUTIONS: (to be added starting 1 August 2020). Participants in 2019 were:
US colleges & universities:
*represented by alumni
Colleges & universities outside the US:
FOR STUDENTS/PARENTS/GUIDANCE COUNSELORS:
Admission is free, but please Register on Eventbrite (available on 1 June 2020)
Download the flyer
FOR ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVES AT U.S. & CANADIAN 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 organised by CIS, CollegeCouncil, EducationUSA, Fulbright Commission, the US Embassy Luxembourg and AMIDEAST in Europe & the Mediterranean. See the 2019 European & Mediterranean college fair series 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