Annual Counselor Conference


It's been the 6th consecutive year of EnvisionRecruit Annual Counselor Conference. Because of the success and positive feedback in Taiwan, we are glad to announce that the Annual Counselor Conference will expand to Ho Chi Minh in March 2018 for the very first time.


Background Information

Within the last 10 years, more and more high schools in Taiwan are setting up a bilingual or international division to give Taiwanese students access to a bilingual curriculum and better prepare students for undergraduate study abroad. Presently, there are now over 50 international or bilingual schools in Taiwan, nearly a five-fold increase from 10 years ago. The purpose of this conference is to bring together college application counselors, advisors, or teachers from these high schools and to provide an overview of the U.S. post-secondary system. We hope this will become an annual event where educators can exchange knowledge and thoughts about how to best prepare Taiwanese students for success in the U.S.  

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2018 Annual Counselor Conference

Date: March 16, 2018

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Sponsorship Packages

GOLD-$3000 USD

Customized Session & Brochure Placements

SILVER-$2500 USD

Brochure Placements & 2 High School Counselor meet-ups on your following recruitment trip in Taiwan

BRONZE-$750 USD

Brochure Placements


Discount

Early bird discount

Sign Ups & Fees paid before Feb. 13


get 15% off

Package discount

Sign up for both Taiwan and Vietnam events


get another 5% off

*Registration and payment must be
made before the early bird deadline


Online Registration HERE

 

 

Counselor Conference Sample Agenda

Time

Topic

 

9:00-9:30

Registration & Refreshment

9:30-9:45

Welcome Address  by Moderator, Ms. Nancy Tsai


9:45-10:15

Topic 1: Updates to standardized exams and application portals— Student’s Test Anxiety; one-year after the new SAT; ACT vs. SAT; Coalition vs. Common App?; Common App’s change in 2017-2018

Speakers: Ms. Lisa Bartle, Ms. Sally Champagne

10:15-10:25

Coffee Break



10:25-11:30 

Topic 2:  What else can we do as counselors to boost a student’s application results? What to do in the summer: summer school or volunteer job or internship? Is coding a must-learn skill? Extra-curricular activities; Culture shock.

Video by Mr. Larry Liu, UniPrep

Speakers: Ms. Sally Champagne, Mr. Mark Hsu, Ms. Kelly Nuibe, and Mr. Jason Skinner


11:30-12:00

Topic 3: Opportunities outside the U.S.— Decentralization; Alternative destinations other than the U.S.; Where to go depends on the long term goal, for example, immigrant embracing countries

Speakers: Ms. Kelly Nuibe and Mr. Dual Wu

12:00-13:30

Luncheon

14:00-14:30

Topic 4: “I just want to go to the U.S.!” —how to utilize pathway or bridge programs and community college transfer system.

Speakers: Ms. Nash Chang, Mr. Mark Hsu



14:30-15:00

Topic 5: When it comes to $$—  Top Schools in the U.S. that pay you back; scholarship; financial aid; low tuition or in-state tuition schools

Speakers: Ms. Lisa Bartle, Ms. Sally Champagne, Mr. Jason Skinner, and Mr. Mark Hsu

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break


15:30-16:00

Topic 6: The Trends— Brexit; Trump effect; Old School vs. New School; A.I. is replacing human labor

Speakers: Ms. Lisa Bartle, Ms. Nash Chang, Ms. Sally Champagne, Mr. Mark Hsu, Ms. Kelly Nuibe, and Mr. Jason Skinner


16:00-16:30

Closing Remarks and Q&A

16:30-17:00

Networking Cocktail

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