The Cambridge Institute Presents: College Head Start

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The Cambridge Institute Presents: College Head Start

  1. 1. The Cambridge Institute ofInternational EducationCollege Head Start
  2. 2. What is College Head Start?o It is a nine-day college camp that aims atpreparing high school students to get a headstart on their successful college admission inthe US.o The camp will be held from August 9 throughAugust 17, 2013o The program also aims at laying the foundation for college successby teaching the fundamental skills crucial to high achievement incollege.
  3. 3. Program OverviewThe college camp package will feature the following programs:o Lecture series and workshops at the Harvard campuso Campus tours and admission information sessions led by admissionsrepresentatives from the most prestigious colleges in the USo Panel and Q&A with student ambassadors from Harvard and MITo Tours of Massachusetts historical siteso Optional road trip to the top colleges in the Northeast of the US fromAugust 17 through August 24, 2013o The entire package will include food and housing. (First week: FisherCollege/ second week: hotels)
  4. 4. Lecture Series at Harvardo Strategies for College Success (Introduction curricula, syllabi, andsuccess strategies from top colleges)o Communication skills (Cross-cultural communication and publicspeaking)o Effective Study Skills for College Success (TOEFL and SAT)o Effective College Essay Writingo Career & Aptitude Orientation
  5. 5. o The camp will feature campus tours and information sessions inMassachusetts colleges that feature different programs and studentpopulationo The information sessions will be held by admission representativesfrom Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Tufts University, BostonCollege, Northeastern University, and Wentworth College.Campus Tours
  6. 6. Panel with Student Ambassadors from Harvard and MIT Students will participate in a student panel/ Q&A sessionwith Harvard and MIT students ambassadors to learn aboutthe college experience from students perspectives The student ambassadors will later on serve as peer-mentorfor our participating students, as they will be working ontheir college admission applications
  7. 7. Students will visit Bostons most famous historical sitesand museums: The Freedom Trail; the Museum ofScience; the Boston Common Swan Boat, the PrudentialSkywalk, and more.Sightseeing
  8. 8. Lecturer Profile Rachelle MathurinEducation- Harvard Graduate School of Education: Masters in International Education Policy- Berea College / Berea, Kentucky: Bachelors in Education Studies/ Communication/ Peace &Social Justice)- Language Skills: English, French, Spanish, Haitian Creole, and knows some RussianWork Experience:- United Nations – Interpreter/ administrative assistant- Harvard Graduate School of Education - Director of the Teacher Training program for HaitianEnglish teachers (2011-2012)- Student Admissions Ambassador at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (2011 - 2012)- Harvard Graduate School of Education: President of the organization "HGSE for Haiti"- Harvard Graduate School of Education: President of the Asian, Latino, Native American, andAfrican Alliance (ALANA)- Berea College (2007-2011)- Campus coordinator- Haiti Mission Service: Director of the English for Professionals online program- Curriculum Developer/Teacher Trainer for two years- Taught ESL and TOEFL for eight years- Berea College - Member of the Speech and Debate TeamHobbies: Play the violin/cooking
  9. 9.  Devin MoreyEducation- University of New Hampshire : Double Major in International Affairs and Spanish- TEFL certified- Language Skills: English/SpanishWork Experience:- American Language Academy: ESL and Academic Coordinator- FLS International : Assistant Director- Cambridge Institute of International Education: Academic Program Coordinator- Taught ESL/TOEFL/SAT/IELTS for eight years- Vector Marketing: Field Manager Sales- Transparent Language: Content DesignerHobbies:- Travelling- Soccer- Snowboarding
  10. 10. Road Trip to the Northeast Colleges The Road trip is an optional program that will take place duringthe week following the camp. It will feature college visits andinformation sessions at the other top colleges in the Northeast August 17 - August 24, 2013 Information sessions and campus tours of Yale, Princeton,Columbia University, NYU, Georgetown University, GeorgeWashington University
  11. 11. Students will stay at Fisher College…
  12. 12. Registration Deadline• The registration and payment deadline is July 12th, 2013• For more information and to access the online registration form, please visit ourwebsite at:English Version:http://thecambridgeinstitute.org/camps/applicationChinese Version:http://thecambridgeinstitute.org/camps/application/chineseapplication.html• For questions or concerns, please email us at:collegecamps@thecambridgeinstitute.org or call us at (781) 362-2505

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