Road to TOP University Workshop

This 2-day workshop provides candidates the opportunity to effectively display their values, skills, experiences, and vision to potential institutions. Students will learn how to convert boring admission documents into dynamic asset statements that convey their talents in language that institutions can understand.

The training includes 5 sessions, covering 5 main topics. From discovering student’s unique skills, to preparing the following essential documents for admissions to higher education institutions: CV, cover letter, statement of purpose, and recommendation letters. This training provides interactive workshops that show students what to include in these documents and how to structure them. Students will also receive preparation for future interviews, receiving instructions on how to communicate knowledge, skills, and abilities that institutions demand.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Recent college graduates
  • Current undergraduate students
  • Anyonewho interested to prepare and/or modify their applications to meet Top notch University’s requirements for admission.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?

  • Students will be able to explore who they are: their strengths, weaknesses, and true passions.
  • Understand the real purpose of a CV/statement of purpose/recommendation letter.
  • Write a powerful and visually convincing accomplishment CV using student accomplishments to strategically assemble the most relevant evidence of competency for a specific target course.
  • Have acquired language and communication techniques to make students statement of purpose convincing, attractive, and appropriate for a specific institution.
  • Fully understand and apply their best practices and techniques to be successful in academic interviews.

SESSION DETAILS

Session 1: Opening & The Power of WHO (Personal Branding)
  • Overview of the training sessions and the important documents for admission to higher education.
  • WHO YOU ARE? Why is personal branding important? What are the benefits?
  • Learn steps to discover unique individual skills.
  • Learn to focus on determining what you want to do with your life, who you are, what activities you enjoy, and what your strengths and values are.
  • What is your personality type? (MBTI test)
Session 2: Writing Winning CV
  • CV vs. Resume: differences, definitions, and when to use which.
  • How to write a strong CV to fit targeted program.
  • Take advantage of web resources to find powerful language and templates for your CV.
  • Produce a strong CV in a format that is suitable to student background and the course student is interested in.
Session 3: Statement of purpose writing and Recommend Letter
  • 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 recommendation letter and who is the right person we should reference.
Session 4: Learn to create outstanding visual portfolio & CV
  • Create an effective and appealing CV to make a lasting first impression.
  • Build a personal website for your portfolio.
  • Learn to create an infographic CV, web CV, and blogging for free.
  • Tips to have promote creativity and confidently showcase your skills.
Session 5: Preparing for the interview (face to face/online) & Wrap-up
  • 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 questions regarding weaknesses.
  • Answer traditional interview questions strategically.
  • Body language and non-verbal communication
  • Tips! interviewing skills for skype
  • 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
Special Session: Meeting Up with CMU Alumni
  • Exclusive Suggesting and advising from CMU Alumni

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Ticket Fee [THB]

  • Early Bird: 990 THB
  • Regular ticket: 1,200 THB

*must register before May 31
**Includes refreshments and lunches

Schedule

This 2-DAYS Workshop meets at the following times:
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

*Avenue at CMKL University

Questions?

If you have any questionS, do NOT hesitate to contact us.