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US Admissions Webinar with Martin - Rostrum

Hosted by Rostrum Education , Yatharth Gulati & Sanjog
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About Event

Martin Walsh is the former Assistant Dean of admissions at Stanford University and has worked as the Director of Admission at Santa Clara University, in addition to being a member of the University of Chicago’s Counselor Advisory Board. He has degrees in History, Education and Law. Mr Walsh has 12 years of experience as a student counselor and has trained international school counselors for more than 10 years.

“Over the years I am not certain how many applications I reviewed, perhaps 5,000, perhaps more? Trust me: the reading cycle is exhausting and a bit of a blur. Happily, many of my questions about the mysteries of the admission process were answered. Since leaving Stanford I have shared my knowledge with students, teachers and counselors at international schools in South Korea, Japan, China and Italy. And, I serve as an instructor each summer with the Counselor Training Center. I enjoy taking some of the mystery out of the college.” – says Martin.

The following questions will be covered during this webinar:

  • How do admission officers in US universities evaluate your application?

  • How important are extracurriculars and activities?

  • What should the ideal essays look like?

  • How important is standardized testing (SAT and ACT), especially during COVID-19?

  • What should be your application strategy?

  • How to make your application stand out?

Join us on 22 January at 11 AM HKT for an in-depth chat on US admissions.