27th & 28th June
Saturday, 27th of June 2020
Explore the US application process with former admissions officers and university experts who will outline what it takes to stand out above the competition. Join workshops to gain insight into what makes a extraordinary extracurricular project, and how you can be leveraging your application portfolio during the current global environment.
When it comes to the application journey, there’s no one better to tell it like it is than a student who has just experienced it for themselves. Join us for “Insights of Admits and Alumni”, to gain insight into how to built a successful application to some of the best universities in the world, and what the experience is like once you get there.
Sunday, 28th of June 2020
Discover the benefits of pursuing admission to some of the best universities in the UK. Learn all there is to know about the application process from UK admissions experts, who will guide you through exactly what is needed to stand out from the competition.
Join workshops to learn how to construct a successful personal statement, ace your standardised admissions tests, and qualify for that all important interview. On that note, for those of you pursuing admission to Oxford or Cambridge, the workshop dedicated to unlocking the Oxbridge interview is one not to be missed!
This summit is a two-day conference featuring speakers that include the brilliant minds in Crimson's network and the students we've supported in gaining admission. Hear from former Stanford admissions officers, senior application strategists, ECL Mentors, and other top experts to discuss the key topics affecting every facet of your top US and UK university application(s).
A graduate of the University of Washington, Tressa’s passion is encouraging students to look beyond strong grades and unlock their full potential through extracurricular excellence.
Jamie is a graduate of Harvard, Stanford (MBA) and is a current Oxford Rhodes Scholar. At 18, he was admitted to the world's Top 25 universities — founding Crimson to support others reach their goals.
Martin has spent 15 years either evaluating applications or counselling students to help them achieve their goal of admission to their dream university.
Every year, Shihui works with students from over 10 countries who go on to receive offers from Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial, LSE, UCL, Edinburgh, St Andrews and more.
A Harvard graduate, George is currently undertaking a MSc in Public Policy at UCL. He has supported students in gaining admission to the Ivy League, Oxford, Cambridge and more.
Hear what it is really like to go through the application journey and be accepted to your dream university. Students speaking include admits to Harvard, Yale, Duke, Columbia and more!
DAY 1 // Kick off!
DAY 1 // Beyond the Basics: What US Admission Officers Look For
About the session:
Join Isamar, former Assistant Director of Admissions at Stanford University, as she takes you behind the scenes at what makes admissions officers really take notice when an application lands on their desk, and how you can develop your application to be one that stands out from increasingly strong competition
DAY 1 // Stories of Exceptional Extracurriculars and How You Can Do the Same
About the session:
Crimson Director of Extracurriculars and Leadership (ECLs), Tressa Thomas, uncovers the secrets behind how to ideate, strategise and execute ECLs that resonate. Join this session to learn how you can develop and articulate an ECL portfolio that reflects your personal narrative.
DAY 1 // US Personal Statement Masterclass
About the session:
Back by popular demand, former Assistant Dean of Admissions of Stanford, Martin Walsh, is here to deliver his expert US Personal Statement Masterclass. Join Martin as he unpacks what many consider the “sticking point” of the US application, what admissions officers are looking for and what you can do to stand out from the competition.
DAY 1 // Insights from US Admits and Alumni
Day 1 // 'Ask us anything' with Jamie Beaton
DAY 2 // Kick off!
DAY 2 // Beyond the Basics: What UK Universities Look For
DAY 2 // UK Personal Statement Masterclass
DAY 2 // Nailing Your Oxford or Cambridge Interview
DAY 2 // Insights from UK Admits and Alumni
Day 2 // 'Ask us anything' with Jamie Beaton