***IMPORTANT: The event is fully booked. Please complete this form to sign up for our wait-list. ***Thursday, August 30, 2012
Location: Chem 102 (click for map)
A Day in the Life of an International Student at Penn: Keys to Success
New international students and families will laugh and learn with Dr. Rudie Altamirano, Director of the International Student and Scholar Services, as he discusses life at Penn and the ingredients of being academically successful.
Receive key strategies that will help you manage the classroom/academic demands as well as personal/cultural challenges as you navigate a new environment. In a fun and interactive format, learn valuable academic study and wellness strategies that are critically important to successful academic performance. Learn about how you can get assistance with managing heavy reading loads, understanding professors’ expectations, dealing with culture shock, and much more!
Learning instructors at Weingarten and counselors at CAPS will join Dr. Altamirano to help to make your transition to Penn a smooth one.