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Navigating the US College Admissions Process as an International Student - Shared screen with speaker view
Mohamed Chawki Mhadhab
07:14
Hello from Tunisia
Silvia Haryono
07:29
hello from Indonesia!
Claire妈妈
27:36
If I have a C in my PE at 10th grade, will it affect my admission?
Laura Abdrakhmanova
29:47
The majority of public schools in other countries do not offer any AP, IB, A-level subjects, does it weaken us in comparison to domestic students?
carolina belen guerra silva
31:41
What are the average English proficiency scores?
Jennifer Loscialpo
31:48
Claire, we look at every application holistically. Only one low grade should not have much of an affect on your admission. There are many factors that go into a student being admitted
Jennifer Loscialpo
32:56
Laura, we look at each application individually. We look at what each school offers and evaluate a student's application based on what their school offers. We are very used to different offerings at different schools.
Laura Abdrakhmanova
34:08
Got it, thank you for your answer
Riak(He/His/Him)
34:27
Do those who studied in English countries required to show proof of English proficiency?
Jennifer Loscialpo
35:01
If your education has been in English for at least 4 years, you can apply for a waiver
Daria Abramenko
36:30
Does the absence of SAT or ACT exams affect a student's admission to a test-optional university?
Jennifer Loscialpo
36:51
Daria, it definitely does not. We are truly test optional.
Beza
37:01
If I studied in English from grade 7 am I required to submit English proficiency ?
Jennifer Loscialpo
37:05
If you submit the scores, we will look at them. If you do not, we review the application without them!
Dee
37:13
Can students craft their own majors at Trinity?
Daria Abramenko
37:28
Thank you for the answer a lot!
Riak(He/His/Him)
38:15
Thank you for the answer!
Jennifer Loscialpo
39:47
Dee, students can design their own major! We have a lot of great options.
Riak(He/His/Him)
39:50
What kind of support do you offer to transition as a college freshman? Are there support groups or programs for low-income first generation students
Jennifer Loscialpo
40:01
Professors and your advisor are very supportive of students designing their own major.
Jennifer Loscialpo
41:06
Riak, great question! We have a specific International Orientation program for students. You would arrive a week early for this! We also have a pre-orientation program for 1st generation students, called P.R.I.D.E.
Jennifer Loscialpo
41:53
https://www.trincoll.edu/multicultural-affairs/p-r-i-d-e-program/
Riak(He/His/Him)
41:56
Wow, that is great!
Riak(He/His/Him)
42:55
Thank you for the answer once again!
Jennifer Loscialpo
43:08
You're welcome!
Daria Abramenko
44:33
Are internships available for freshmen at Trinity College?
Ekaterina Zubar
44:41
Are classes more discussion based or lecture based?
Laura Abdrakhmanova
44:57
Trinity`s faculty ratio to student body is indeed attracting. I wonder if all the classes are held by actual professors or their teaching assistants?
Jennifer Loscialpo
45:50
Internships are available for all students. Our Career and Life Design Center is a great resource for helping students secure internships. There are 200 Trinity specific internships in the greater Hartford area and more around the country and world.
serra camtosun
46:07
can international students attend study abroad programs too ?
Jennifer Loscialpo
46:17
https://www.trincoll.edu/career-life-design/
Riak(He/His/Him)
46:25
I know that those with greater needs like me have a more competitive application process to secure the financial aid I need. Is it still possible to secure full funding as a refugee? Is there a certain GPA we have to keep to maintain the financial aid?
Daria Abramenko
46:38
Thank you for the information!
Jennifer Loscialpo
46:50
International students can study away and your financial aid carries over to that program. Of course, you would need the appropriate visa and such!
Jennifer Loscialpo
47:10
https://www.trincoll.edu/studyaway/
serra camtosun
47:33
thanks for the information
Jennifer Loscialpo
47:56
Ekaterina, classes are small and are discussion based. The average class size is less than 20 students
Jennifer Loscialpo
49:20
Riak, our application process is competitive for all students. It is possible to secure funding as a refugee but it is of course competitive. You need to remain in good academic standing to maintain the aid.
Syed Mohaiminul Islam
49:29
Does trinity give financial aid to the international students who want to apply for the Spring entry?
Jennifer Loscialpo
49:56
Syed, yes, no matter what semester you start, the financial aid process is the same
Syed Mohaiminul Islam
50:28
Thank you, Jennifer.
Ekaterina Zubar
50:33
Thank you for assistance
Riak(He/His/Him)
50:53
Thank you, Jennifer, for the answer!
Riak(He/His/Him)
52:26
What undergraduate research opportunities exist for undergraduate students? Specifically, are there any in nursing?
Dilmurod Abdusamadov
53:13
Is it good if I'm from an underrepresented country?
Jennifer Loscialpo
53:51
We have wonderful research opportunities for all majors. Students who are going into the medical field, can do research on campus, and at one of the hospitals that is near campus. Hartford Hospital is right around the corner and there are many research opportunities for students!
Dee
54:35
Hie Jennifer. On average or roughly how many economically disadvantaged students who need full funding get into Trinity per year?
Jennifer Loscialpo
54:41
Dilmurod, we look at every application holistically. We have students from over 80 countries on campus and look at all applications the same.
Ekaterina Zubar
55:03
How long does it take for graduates to find their first jobs?
Riak(He/His/Him)
56:03
Thank you so much, Jennifer, for the answers!
Dilmurod Abdusamadov
57:51
Thanks, Jennifer
Riak(He/His/Him)
58:08
As an international student, I’m a little nervous about securing and finding internship opportunities? What support do you offer with this?
Jennifer Loscialpo
58:12
Ekaterina, within 6 months of graduation, over 90% of our graduates are either employed full time or enrolled in grad school. Our Career and Life Design Center helps with this too!
Jennifer Loscialpo
58:40
Riak, please see my previous response about internships and the Career and Life Design Center.
Riak(He/His/Him)
58:45
I'm sorry for asking a lot of questions, Jennifer!
Syed Mohaiminul Islam
59:07
Can you please explain what type questions are expected in an interview.... Or interview is like a normal conversation...
Jennifer Loscialpo
59:12
No problem! I am here to help you!
Jennifer Loscialpo
59:40
The interview is a casual conversation. It will usually be with a student who is a senior and works in our admissions office.
Riak(He/His/Him)
59:41
Thank you so much.
Ekaterina Zubar
59:57
Thank you so much for the answer!
Jennifer Loscialpo
01:00:10
https://www.trincoll.edu/admissions/visit-trinity/admissions-interviews/
Syed Mohaiminul Islam
01:00:41
Thank you very much. Both of you are so helpful.
Abdullah Al Samin
01:03:24
How is it determined in the application that I can make a good contribution in Trinity community?
Laura Abdrakhmanova
01:03:36
Does Trinity offer individual interviews for students who are either just applying or already got admitted?
Riak(He/His/Him)
01:04:07
I have learned a lot from both of you. Thank you so much for this wonderful session.
Syed Mohaiminul Islam
01:04:21
Can I sit for the interview before submitting my application to Trinity?
Jennifer Loscialpo
01:04:22
The interviews are for all applicants. If you are admitted, then you would want to contact your counselor to answer questions. You would not schedule an interview then
Jennifer Loscialpo
01:04:35
And yes, you can have the interview before you apply
Laura Abdrakhmanova
01:05:05
This session was extremely helpful, thank you so much!
Jennifer Loscialpo
01:05:15
Thank you for joining us!
Cèlia Ortiz Martínez
01:05:20
Thank you so much!
Daria Abramenko
01:05:28
Thank you a lot for such informative session! I don't have any worries now!
serra camtosun
01:05:36
thank you so much
Anna Kiriushina
01:05:40
Thank you so much!
Dilmurod Abdusamadov
01:05:44
thanks
Laziza Abdullaeva
01:05:50
Thank you!
Beza
01:05:56
thank you so much
Ekaterina Zubar
01:05:56
Thank you for this session!
Mohamed Chawki Mhadhab
01:05:57
Thank you so much