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The Biden International Student Bump: Real or Perceived? 

Date: April 29
Time:
12-1 pm ET/9-10 am PT
Cost
Free 
Audience:
Post-Secondary

Registration

Description:

Some universities and colleges around the country are reporting a bump in application numbers for Fall 2021. Is it pent-up demand for study abroad? A Biden Bump? Or a result of students looking at alternative locations given that some nation’s borders are still closed? This one-hour webinar featuring experts from Sannam S4 - a global market entry organization - will provide on-ground intel from key regions and share examples of what is working most effectively to convert the pipeline and keep students engaged. The session will also feature two university speakers from Northeastern University and the College of Wooster to share additional anecdotes and lessons learned. There will be ample time for questions and answers. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain valuable trend insights regarding key source markets for the US from practitioners working in these markets.
  • Benchmark your own conversion strategies with what is being seen in the market and what is working.
  • Engage with two diverse American university campus presenters on their own situation and learn from others.   

 Presenters:

  • Delia Heneghan – Sannam S4 South Asia Regional Expert
  • Mike Bartlett – Sannam S4 Southeast Asia Regional Expert
  • Sufei Li – Sannam S4 China Expert
  • Reon Sines-Sheaff – Director of International Admissions, The College of Wooster
  • Kirsten Feddersen – Senior Director of International Enrollment Management, Northeastern University

*This webinar is sponsored by Sannam S4 and is a part of NACAC's Industry Insights webinar series.

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NAIA College Sports Eligibility Updates: What high school counselors need to know

DateMay 4
Time
2-3 ET/11-12 PT
Cost
Members: Free / Non-members: $20
Audience
Secondary

Registration

Description:

Interested in how you can help student-athletes learn about opportunities to pursue their sport in college and the 250+ institutions that offer college scholarships in the NAIA? Then come hear about the unique opportunities your student-athletes have to play college sports directly from the source. The NAIA will provide you with direct knowledge of everything you need to know about college sports, eligibility rules and the opportunities to play in the NAIA.

Learning Objectives:

  • Impact of COVID-19 on eligibility rules (pass/fail, distance learning, SAT/ACT exceptions, etc.) 
  • Resources to help your students navigate athletic eligibility in the NAIA
  • Navigating registration with the NAIA Eligibility Center 
  • Learn how to create your NAIA transcript portal account so you’re ready to send transcripts to the NAIA

 Presenter:

  • Samuel White, Customer Relations Team Lead, NAIA


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NCAA Eligibility Rule Changes for Student-Athletes During COVID-19, updated for 2021-2022: What High School Counselors Need to Know

DateMay 12
Time
2-3 ET/11-12 PT
Cost
Members: Free / Non-members: $20
Audience
Secondary

Registration

Description: 

Wondering how the recent changes in the NCAA DI and DII initial eligibility requirements in response to COVID-19 will impact your prospective student-athletes? And how your high school’s temporary curriculum or grading changes may impact athletic eligibility? Representatives from the NCAA will be joining us to discuss alternative review standards, updated to include the 2021-2022 academic year, for course completion and pass/fail grades. They will also review the resources available to assist counselors and provide guidance on reporting requirement changes. 

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to: 

  • Understand the NCAA's initial eligibility requirements.
  • Differentiate between standard NCAA requirements and alternative COVID-19 requirements.
  • Identify implications of pass/fail grading on NCAA initial eligibility.

Presenters

  • Matt Harris, Assistant Director of High School Review, NCAA Eligibility Center
  • Sarah Overpeck, Director of High School Review, NCAA Eligibility Center



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