One of Teo’s goals is to make accessible good university admission advising. To achieve that goal, he regularly delivers free, public presentations on a range of university and high school admissions topics. Presentations are designed to serve as a blueprint for families and students to engage in a rational, reflective school search and admissions application process.
Teo has also presented for admissions professionals at international development conferences. All presentations may be customized to address audience specific needs. If you are interested in a presentation for your group, complete the form below.
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University of Toronto Mississauga
Backpack to Briefcase: Write a Compelling Personal Statement
Iroquois Ridge Library
University Admissions: What You Should Know
WAIT LIST ONLY
Oakville Central Library
How to Write a Compelling Personal Statement
Canadian Universities: All You Need to Know
Domestic and International
Iroquois Ridge Library
Beyond the Piggy Bank: Financial Aid and Scholarships
Private Group Presentation
American and Canadian High Schools: Compare and Contrast
Providence, Rhode Island
Delivered at Higher Education Consultants Association 2019 National Conference
Canadian Education, eh?
Own Your Education: Successfully Transition to University
SOME ADDITIONAL PRESENTATIONS
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL INTERVIEWS: TIPS FOR SUCCESS
Interviews are an important element of the school application process. Understanding their purpose can help students ace the interview. In this presentation, we review commonly asked questions and offer tips on how your student too can interview with confidence.
WRITING APPLICATION ESSAYS: THINGS EVERY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SHOULD KNOW
A critical component of a holistic evaluation process, application essays are your best chance to introduce yourself to the admissions committee. They present a great opportunity to let your awesome personality shine through. Learn how brainstorming and planning can help you put your best forward.
APPLYING TO CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES
With fewer options, and a leaner application process than most universities
south of the border, Canadian admission processes can appear relatively straightforward. The landscape, however, is changing. This overview highlights changes and shows how you can gain a competitive edge.
APPLYING TO SELECTIVE U.S. UNIVERSITIES
International students often underestimate the amount of time needed to apply for admission to a university or college in the United States. This presentation provides tips, tools and advice to make the university search and application experience easier on you as well as on your family.
STUDYING IN THE U.S.: A GUIDE FOR FINANCING YOUR STUDIES
Learn how to finance your undergraduate studies at American universities and colleges. We discuss cost of attendance, athletic and other merit scholarships,
and review universities and organizations that offer financial aid to international students. We also reveal special programs that can make studying in the U.S.
STUDENT-ATHLETES: NAVIGATING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
During the university search and application process, student-athletes must consider many
more variables than a typical student.This presentation provides a better understanding of the student-athlete recruitment process as well as what you must do to get on coaches’ radars.
MAKING A MATCH: RANKINGS AND UNIVERSITY FIT
Students are more likely to succeed in university the closer the match between their personality, area of study, and educational setting. We review some of the factors you should consider as you search for the ideal school.
To discuss what a presentation to your group could look like, contact Teo by completing the form below. In your message, please be sure to note the dates you have in mind for a presentation.