A workshop intended to help Vietnamese parents to prepare for their children’s studying in the US is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday.
The two-hour event runs from 2pm to 4pm at the American Center at 8th Floor, Diamond Plaza Building, 34 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1, according to the organizer – the EducationUSA Advising center under the The U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
The workshop will feature presentations of experts from the centers on basic information in university education in the U.S, as well as consuls parents on choosing schools for their children, scholarship, finical support chances, and security issue. Participants will also have chance to exchange experiences with parents whose children are studying in the U.S.
EducationUSA is a global network of more than 400 advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. EducationUSA centers actively promote U.S. higher education around the world.
In Vietnam, the EducationUSA Advising Centers are parts of the Public Affairs Sections of the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
EducationUSA centers are staffed by professional advisers, many of whom have first-hand experience because they have studied in the United States themselves or they have received State Department-approved training.
Admission is free.