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The Round 1 deadline for the Jio Vichaar Entrepreneurship Challenge is on 28, September, 2019. Sponsored by Wheaton College Massachusetts, Jio and The Next Genius Foundation, this challenge is perfect for students who are passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. For more information, click here.
If you are a prospective undergraduate and postgraduate student who is interested in studying in the US, attend this free information session hosted by the US Consulate in Mumbai on Friday 10 September, 2019. Besides talking about the application process, this session will also cover the visa process. To know more about the session, click here.
Registrations for the 2019-2020 KWHS Investment Competition open on July 29, 2019. A free online investment simulation for high school students and teachers, the competition will begin on October 7, 2019. Participants will compete with other students from around the world and learn about finance, teamwork, strategy building and communication. For more information, click here.
Are you heading to college soon and worried about what you are going to do for meals? Tarla Dalal Recipe Box is hosting three-hour hands-on cooking sessions on 11, 18 and 25 July for students aged 17 and above where your can learn basic cooking skills and important recipes. For more information, message 9820024167.
Are you still wondering what to do over the summer break? Exsportise offers memorable experiences for students to practise their spoken English while also participating in an activity they love! Find out more here.
Wondering what awaits you at college? To better prepare students for life in the US, the US Consulate is hosting an information session by a former professor and Indian alumni to understand Classroom Culture in the US. To register, click here.
Encouraging girls in grades 11 and 12 to develop confidence, resilience and flexibility, MHC Shakti is hosting a two-day programme in Mumbai on 24-25 August. During this time, students will engage in activities that will help them develop their voice, build self-awareness and begin preparing for success while pursuing their aspirations in harmony with their values. For more information, click here.
Join The Red Pan, Case and Wellington School, UK for a cricket clinic with Steffan Jones, the bowling coach of Rajasthan Royals, in Jaipur on 18 May and Delhi on 19 May. During these one-day sessions, students will take part in batting and bowling drills and exercises, while parents can learn more about the application process at Wellington School UK. To register, click here for Jaipur and here for Delhi.
Offered by Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), the Global Young Leaders Academy (GYLA) aims to introduce high school students to business concepts such as entrepreneurship, finance and the like. Besides classes, this two-week summer programme also features residential activities, field trips and relationship building. For more information, click here.
For children who thrive on additional challenges, GenWise offers GSS Advanced–a three-week residential programme in Bengaluru. Here, students above 13 years can learn about automation, systems thinking and the science behind everyday gadgets from world-class instructors. To register for the June-July session, click here.
Reimagining the way engineering is taught and applied in India, the Young Technology Scholars aims to help high-schoolers to gain a deeper understanding of their interests through hands-on problem solving, collaborative learning and evening workshops. This two-week residential summer programme will be held in June at Pathways World School Aravali, Gurgaon. For more information, click here.
The fundamental role of independent educational consultants is to help students explore college opportunities and find the right place for them to succeed academically and socially. IECs don’t get students admitted—they help students demonstrate why they deserve to be admitted at appropriately chosen schools. They help students find colleges they might not have heard of—often out of their region—and they help students put their best foot forward.
Here are 5 things families should consider when looking to hire an IEC: