Are you considering studying abroad but unsure about how to plan for it? We have an exciting opportunity for you to gain valuable insights into the U.S. education system and learn from the experiences of an international student and an expert in the field. In this pre-recorded information session, you will hear from Chanhyuk "Ken" Park, an international student from Seoul, South Korea, currently studying Biochemical Engineering at Skagit Valley College, and Darren Grosch, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Los Angeles City College (LACC).
A Comprehensive Overview
This discussion provides a comprehensive overview of the U.S. educational system from the unique perspectives of both an international student and an academic professional. By combining their insights, you will gain a well-rounded understanding of what to expect when pursuing your education in the United States.
Inspiration from Ken's Journey
Ken shares his personal journey and the plan that led to his successful study abroad experience. From pre-application planning to post-acceptance, Ken's story will inspire you and provide valuable insights into the process of preparing for international study. By learning from his experiences, you can gain valuable tips and strategies to help you navigate your own study abroad journey.
Comparing Educational Systems
The session will highlight key differences between learning in the U.S. and in Gangnam, Seoul. This comparison will help you understand the unique aspects of the American education system and how it differs from what you might be accustomed to in your home country. By understanding these differences, you will be better equipped to adapt and excel in your studies abroad.
Preparing for the TOEFL iBT Test
Proficiency in English is crucial for success in U.S. universities, and the TOEFL iBT is a widely recognized assessment of English language skills. During the discussion, you will receive valuable advice and guidance on how to effectively prepare for this important test. By following these tips, you can increase your chances of achieving a high score and gaining admission to your desired institution.
Insights from Ken Park and Mr. Grosch
You will hear directly from Chanhyuk "Ken" Park, who shares his personal experiences and offers valuable insights into the challenges and triumphs of studying in the United States. Ken's diverse background brings a unique perspective that will resonate with many prospective international students. Additionally, Darren Grosch, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at LACC, will contribute his expertise to the discussion, providing valuable advice and insights into the U.S. education system.
Live Q&A Session
To further enrich your understanding, you are invited to participate in a live Q&A session with Darren Grosch. This interactive session, taking place on Wednesday, July 12 at 9 am PST (12 pm EST) on the Study in the USA Facebook page, will allow you to ask specific questions and gain personalized advice directly from an expert in the field.
We extend our gratitude to our partners at TOEFL for supporting this program. TOEFL is a trusted name in English language testing and offers valuable resources to help you succeed in your TOEFL iBT test. To learn more about TOEFL and discover how their services can benefit you, click here.
Now, don't miss this incredible opportunity to gain insights from Ken and Mr. Grosch. Click the link below to watch the pre-recorded information session and start planning for your international study adventure!
Knowledge is power when it comes to planning for international study. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to gain insights from Ken and Mr. Grosch. Click the link here to watch the pre-recorded information session and start planning for your international study adventure. By absorbing the wisdom shared, you will be taking the first step towards making your study abroad dreams a reality.
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