Preparing for Graduate School Workshop : "Learn to create outstanding visual portfolio & CV"

October 22, 2020
CMKL University, 6th Floor, Central Library, KMITL
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This workshop covers 4 main topics from discovering a student's unique skills to preparing essential documents for admissions to higher education institutions; CV, Cover letter, statement of purpose and recommend letter. This module provides interactive workshops that show students what to include in these documents, how to structure them. The students will improve their english skills ( reading, writing, listening and speaking) through the hands-on activities in each session.  Also, to prompt them to get ready for the future interview so that students can communicate the knowledge, skills, and abilities they have and that institutions demand as a perfect match. 

Session 1: Statement of purpose writing and Recommend Letter

Thursday, Oct 15
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

  • Learn to write powerful statement of purpose: Content, Structure, and Sample Analysis
  • Introduction to the SOP
  • Information you need to include
  • How to organize your SOP essay
  • Key paragraph elements of an SOP
  • All you need to know about the letter of recommendation. Identify the purpose of the recommended letter and who is the right person we should ask from.


Action time!

Language Focus workshop on revising and editing your SOP


Session 2: Writing Winning CV

Tuesday, Oct 20

1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

  • CV vs. Resume: Difference, Definitions & When to use which
  • How to write a strength CV to fit a targeted program.
  • Take advantage of web resources to find powerful languages and templates for your CV.
  • Produce a strong CV in a format that is suitable both to student background and the course student is interested in.


Action time! 

Language Focus workshop on revising and editing Students CV 


Session 3: Learn to create outstanding visual portfolio & CV

Thursday, Oct 22
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Create an effective a visual CV to make a lasting first impression

  • Build a personal website for your portfolio.
  • Learn to create Infographic CV, Web CV, Blogging for free.
  • Tips to have creative mind and confidentially showcase your skills


Action time! 

Create your Visual Portfolio & CV


Session 4: Preparing for the interview (face to face/online)

Tuesday, Oct 27
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Making a positive first impression.

  • What is a competency-based interview?
  • Use your response to behavioral and competency-based questions to communicate your personal values.
  • Demonstrate your personal strengths and maturity through your responses to the weaknesses question.
  • Answering traditional interview questions strategically.
  • Body language and non-verbal communication 
  • Tips! interviewing skills 
  • Language Focus 
  • Gerund and infinitive reference list.
  • Useful language to use in an interview.
  • How to avoid common English grammar mistakes and give grammatically correct answers


Action time!

Partner up! Simulation Interview session


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