What: Benelux College Night : USA college & university fair for the Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg
When: Tuesday, 27 October 2020 from 16.00-19.00
Where: VIRTUAL (“ONLINE”) FAIR
The 9th annual USA college & university fair in the Netherlands, traditionally organized by Ivy Circle, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA, the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, and (host) the International School of Amsterdam in Amstelveen, will be held this year under the auspices of EducationUSA as a virtual (online) fair for the Benelux, in collaboration with partner fairs in Brussels & Luxembourg.
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 in The Netherlands (Amsterdam/Amstelveen) 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.
Virtual Fair: 16.00-19.00
Full details, including participating colleges/universities, information sessions as well as how to register for the fair, are currently being finalised by EducationUSA and will be available & updated here during the course of the summer.
As a general guide, the following short information sessions were held during the 2019 fair in Amsterdam:
– Studying in the United States: Manon Kolsteren, Fulbright Commission/EducationUSA
– Standardised Testing (TOEFL): Wouter Schut/Arum Perwitasari, ETS Global
– Standardised Testing (IELTS): Joanna Augsburger, British Council/BLTC
– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Erica Sin, ArborBridge
– Standardised Testing (ACT/SAT): Omer Pelman, INSTEAD Academy
– 2+2 Transfer Program (Associate/Bachelor): Lansing Bryan, Green River College
– Financing Your US Education: Randy Vener, American University of Paris
PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS / INSTITUTIONS:
As a general guide, participants in 2019 were:
US colleges & universities:
*represented by alumni
Colleges & universities outside the US:
FOR STUDENTS/PARENTS/GUIDANCE COUNSELORS:
Admission is free. Registration details will be available soon.
Download the flyer
FOR ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVES AT U.S. & CANADIAN COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES:
To enable you to make the most out of your European recruitment despite current travel restrictions, the Amsterdam fair will be held this year under the auspices of EducationUSA as a virtual (online) fair for the Benelux, in collaboration with partner fairs in Brussels & Luxembourg.
If you would like to participate or for more information, please contact Manon Kolsteren, Fulbright/EducationUSA