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Selecting Colleges: An Overview of U.S. Universities with Richard Montauk (ages 12–adult)

Sat 8 April 2023 @ 16 h 00 - 17 h 30

Find out how to evaluate university programs to find the right fit.

In this presentation with guest Richard Montauk, teens and their parents will explore the options for a university education, and how to evaluate programs to find the best fit for an individual student. The presentation will cover: U.S. and foreign schools, the selection process in American universities, the role of parents in the application process, extracurricular activities and social factors that might influence a students admission, and more.

About Richard Montauk: Richard Montauk is the author of a series of best-selling guides, all published by Prentice Hall, including How to Get Into the Top Colleges and How to Get Into the Top MBA Programs. His most recent books include College Interviews: The Definitive Guide and Getting into Brown: Successful Applicants’ Essays, Resumes, and Interviews. He received a BA in literature from Brown University, an MA in government from Harvard, an MS in finance, and a JD from Stanford Law School. Pursuant to a graduate fellowship, he also studied at the London School of Economics and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (University of London). After graduating from Stanford, Richard worked as a corporate lawyer for Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles, then as a corporate strategy consultant for Bain & Co. in London, before devoting himself full-time to admissions consulting. Since 1991, he has consulted to candidates for the world’s top universities, for both undergraduate and graduate programs. He can be reached through his website: www.richardmontauk.com.

Important information:

This event is for Library members, and advance registration is required. All visitors are expected to familiarize themselves with the Library Policy for Children and the Rules and Code of Conduct so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons. After-hours events for teens, such as Teen Nights, require a signed permission slip, which can be downloaded here. One permission slip is needed per academic year (September–July).

Questions about collections and programs for children and teens can be sent to the Library’s Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.


Sat 8 April 2023
16 h 00 min - 17 h 30 min
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Selecting Colleges: An Overview of U.S. Universities with Richard Montauk (ages 12–adult)
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