Fall 2014 StudyUSA Higher Education Fairs in Vietnam

Capstone Vietnam is organizing a unique, customized StudyUSA Higher Education Fair series this fall that will cover five (5) cities in all three regions of the country, including Haiphong, Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Vung Tau (mini-fairs only).  Vietnam remains a hot market for U.S. colleges and universities.  A record number of … Continue reading Fall 2014 StudyUSA Higher Education Fairs in Vietnam

“Pediatric psychologist warns of crisis in Vietnam”

The psychological costs of being forced to become someone you're not, parents not knowing their children and too many children with over-programmed lives. While this article is about students in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the problems it addresses are not limited to that city.  This crisis is unfolding in a country in which psychology … Continue reading “Pediatric psychologist warns of crisis in Vietnam”

Bài viết: Những điều làm cho học sinh Việt Nam đặc biết

Bài được viết bởi Sarah "Sally": Chuyên viên tư vấn tuyển sinh, trường Stuart Hall, Staunton, Virginia, Hoa Kỳ. Trong suốt tám năm làm việc cho Stuart Hall ở khu trung tâm Virginia, tôi đã có cơ hội tuyển chọn được rất nhiều sinh viên quốc tế cho trường. Thật là vinh dự khi được … Continue reading Bài viết: Những điều làm cho học sinh Việt Nam đặc biết

Vietnamese Student Awarded $180,000 Scholarship to Study in Switzerland

Trần Liên Khánh Hoa, a 10th grade student at Đinh Thiện Lý/Lawrence S. Ting High School in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), has been awarded a two-year scholarship to study at Leysin American School (LAS), a Swiss boarding school located in the alpine resort village of Leysin, Vaud, about two hours east of Geneva.  The … Continue reading Vietnamese Student Awarded $180,000 Scholarship to Study in Switzerland

Guest Post: What Makes Vietnamese Students Special

A guest post written by Sarah "Sally" Day, Admissions Consultant, Stuart Hall School, Staunton, Virginia, USA. For the past eight years, I have recruited international students for historic Stuart Hall School in central Virginia. It is always a pleasure to meet young people and their families from around the world and to be part of … Continue reading Guest Post: What Makes Vietnamese Students Special

Briefing for 2014 International Leadership Mission from Washington State

I was invited to speak to a delegation from Washington state that was here under the auspices of the 2014 International Leadership Mission to Vietnam.  My audience consisted of representatives from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, including Associates in Cultural Exchange, Boeing, Cascadia Consulting Group, Highline Community College, Microsoft, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle … Continue reading Briefing for 2014 International Leadership Mission from Washington State

Helping Academic Dreams Come True in Vietnam: A Little Goes a Long Way

Fact #1:  In Vietnam, about one million students finish secondary school (i.e., junior high school) every year but public high schools can only accommodate 80% of that number. Fact #2:  An estimated 200,000 students who failed one single high school entry exam have no other choice but to enroll in private schools. For students with economic difficulties, … Continue reading Helping Academic Dreams Come True in Vietnam: A Little Goes a Long Way