Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Liberal Arts Colleges

Descartes Higher Education Counselling Centre (DECC) is pleased to be holding the following seminar on the Top American Liberal Arts Colleges. The details for the seminar are as follows:
Date: 23rd June 2007 (Sat)
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue: DECC, 55-1 Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya
The panelists of the seminar comprises of Malaysian students at the top universities in the United States. They include:
  1. Eng Han Ng, Dartmouth '10
  2. Andrew Loh, Swarthmore '10
  3. Zhou Hau Liew, Princeton '10
  4. Nicholas Khaw, Harvard '09
  5. Hui Hsing Su, Smith '10
  6. Sabrina Chan, Tufts '10
  7. Yang Jerng Hwa, Bates '05
  8. Joyce Tagal, Yale '09
These students who are back in Malaysia on summer vacation, will share with the audience the mechanisms of application, the benefits, availability of financial aid for the US Liberal Arts Colleges as well as the top universities in the country.

Parents of students, and students in pre-university or high school are most welcome to attend the session. Please spread the message to those interested parties ;)

For more information, feel free to contact me @ tonypua(at) ;)


Anonymous said...

wah...Tony is an economic advisor to Lim Guan Eng....

Sabrina Chan Hua girl

Anonymous said...

Not all the universities listed there are liberal arts colleges. Only Swarthmore, Smith and Bates are LACs. The rest are top universities in the States but definitely not widely known as a LAC. Yale, Princeton, Harvard & Dartmouth are known more as the Ivies though their undergraduate education leans towards the liberal arts.

Anonymous said...

Tony, I applaud your effort in organizing talks and seminars through DECC and though I have yet to attend even one, I believe the content of the discussion will be very beneficial to aspiring applicants to top universities in the world.

However, one problem I always see with the talks and seminars is that they are often set up too soon. For example, you wrote about this seminar in Education in Malaysia on 20th June 2007 and hold the seminar 3 days after that. This allows very little time for words to spread. Thus, I'd suggest that you publicize the seminar earlier next time, perhaps around a week and then remind them through your other posts of the seminar. That would work better than suddenly informing readers that you're holding a talk. Plus, don't forget that many high school and college students don't frequent Education in Malaysia.

WY said...

agree with the last commentor

Anonymous said...

I'm Mount Holyoke '01. Would be happy to answer questions here (in my copious non-dissertating time). :-)