Northwestern University to hold workshop for students

January 11, 2011 - 11:51:57 pm

DOHA: An informational session titled ‘Discover Northwestern University in Qatar’ will be held tomorrow to profile the University’s programmes in Communication and Journalism.

This flagship workshop is the penultimate session in the ‘Get Ready!’ Application Success workshop series, which is designed to help students submit more competitive college applications.

The workshops have been running weekly since December 9, and will end on January 20 with a session on financial aid. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn and ask questions about applying for aid from the various available sources.

The workshops are free and open to all college-bound high school students.

Mounir Ouanaimi, Director, NU-Q Admissions said that the sessions have been “extremely successful” with an increasing number of students and their parents in attendance. Approximately 115 people attended the latest workshop on application essays, with around 90 people in attendance at the first workshop.

Throughout the workshop series, university staff and faculty, along with NU-Q students who serve as ‘admissions ambassadors, have been on hand to advise students and parents and answer questions.

The final two workshops will be held tomorrow and January 20, from 6pm to 7:30pm in the Forum room at Northwestern University, located on the top floor of the Carnegie Mellon building in Education City.

The final deadline for applications to Northwestern University in Qatar is March 1, 2010; the application fee will be waived for those submitting their applications by February 10, 2010.

The Peninsula