Introduction to KaplanInternational for SACM studentsESL and GRAD Programs outlinePresented to the Saudi Arabian StudentCouncil Conference, Feb 16 2013by Walid ChehadeRegional Sales and Scholarships Director,Middle East and Africa for North America,Kaplan International
Kaplan International’s U.S. School locations1- Boston 12- Seattle2- Harvard Square 13- Highline Community3- Northeastern University College4- New York - Midtown 15- Portland5- New York - Empire State 16- San Francisco6- New York - East Village 17- Berkeley7- Philadelphia 18- San Diego8- Washington, DC Santa Barbara9- Miami 19- Irvine Valley College10- Chicago 20- Whittier College11- Illinois Institute of 21 Los Angeles -Technology Westwood
KI most popular Courses for our SACM students• 1- Intensive English• 2- TOEFL and Academic English• 3- GRE® for International Students• 4- GMAT® for International Students
Intensive English Course description• Intensive English:- The fastest way to become fluent in English. Specific Skills lessons accelerate your progress and personalize your course.• Each week student will receive:• ■ 20 lessons of General English• ● 8 Specific Skills lessons• ▲ 7 sessions of Structured Study• Total: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of Structured Study per week• KI Recognized the additional English needs of SACM students’: 1) Reading 2) Writing 3) Vocabulary
TAE Course description• TOEFL® iBT and Academic English:• Achieve a higher TOEFL® score in as few as four weeks and prepare for academic life at university in North America.• Each week student will receive:• ● 20 lessons of TOEFL® and Academic English• ▲ 15 sessions of Structured Study• Total: 15 hours + 11.25 hours of Structured Study• per week
GRE® for International Students Course description• GRE® for International Students Program Structure:• Full time course• I-20 eligible course• Each week during the first 6 weeks SACM student will receive: A) 8 lessons of GRE® Preparation B) 20 sessions (minimum) of Structured Study• Each week during the next 6 weeks student will receive: A) 30 sessions (minimum) of Structured Study B) 1 hour teaching component• Classes and teaching sessions can be scheduled in the morning, afternoon, or evening, depending on your chosen location.
GMAT® for International Students Course description• GMAT® for International Students Program Structure• Full time course• I-20 eligible course• Each week during week 1, SACM student will receive: A) 12 lessons of GMAT® Preparation B) 16 sessions (minimum) of Structured Study• Each week during weeks 2-6, you receive: A) 8 lessons of GMAT® Preparation B) 20 sessions (minimum) of Structured Study• Each week during weeks 7-12, you receive: A) 30 sessions (minimum) of Structured Study B) 1 hour teaching component
Additional information regarding GRE® and GMAT® for International Students• 1- Full time course• 2- I-20 eligible course• 3- Offered in selected school locations• 4- Attendance requirement:- 80% is the minimum attendance is required by SEVIS to maintain the student’s I-20- 90% minimum attendance is required by SACM.- 100% attendance is required in order for the student to be qualified for the Higher Score Guarantee.
GRE® and GMAT® for International Students Enrollment Requirement• PROOF OF SCHOLASTIC PREPARATION: For admission to an GMAT or GRE for International Students course, the applicant must provide a transcript or diploma from a college or university showing that a course of study normally required for enrollment is in progress or has been completed.• PROOF OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: The student can submit one of the following (test scores must be dated within 2 years of application date):• 1) An adequate TOEFL score (550 PBT/213 CBT/79 IBT).• 2) An adequate TOEIC score (785).• 3) An adequate IELTS score (6.5).• 4) A degree from an American college or university.• 5) A letter from a college or university attended stating that English is/was the primary mode of instruction.
I-20 transfer requirements• Copy of the student’s following documents:1- Passport2- F1 Visa3- Valid I-944- Valid I-205- Valid SACM Financial Guarantee6- Kaplan’s enrollment form7- Additional requirements for GMAT®/GRE® for International Students: a) Proof of English proficiency, b) Copy of student’s Bachelor/Masters degree
University Placement Service department for SACM students• A prestigious degree from an English- speaking university opens doors to a successful international career. With Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS), you will benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and our wealth of experience in helping students enter graduate and undergraduate courses in USA
KI Services for SACM students• Accommodations: 1) Homestays 2) Residences 3) Apartments• Airport Transportation Service• Academic Assistance/Students advisory• 24 hour emergency support: for any problems SACM students face outside of office hours
Kaplan International’sAdmissions Contact Information• Megan Tchir (Ms) Email: email@example.com Middle East Scholarships Southern and Central California• Shakhnoza Salikhova (Ms) Email: Shakhnoza.Salikhova@kaplan.com Middle East Scholarships South East and Chicago• Lou Endoma (Mr) Email: Lou.Endoma@kaplan.com Middle East Scholarship North West & NY