Menu

The visit of admissions officers from Minerva university

Release time: 2019-02-13
Views: 7


In this era of continuous innovation, integration and transformation, all walks of life are constantly adjusting to meet the needs of the times and guide the trend of the times.  Education has also begun to attempt to make various changes. There is a soil, curious and moon exploring school in China, America has Altschool, High Tech High and Minerva.

 

Today we will share with you the information provided by the school representative of Minerva University in China when visiting SIA.

 

颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访

 

The picture shows Ms. Mo Shucao, the representative of Minerva University in China, introducing Minerva University to the students of SIA.

 

At the beginning Ms. Mo sheared her application experience 10 years ago with the students. As a beautiful young lady, she also did extremely well in study , getting full scholarship form Duke as well as being accepted by Stanford and Connell to earn a bachelor degree . As a matter of fact, she received a Master's degree in Art Education from Harvard University and a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Politics from Duke University as an Honorary Graduate of Duke University. The reason why she chose Duke was because scholarship program made her feel the warmth of having the chance to be one-on-one with top professors. After entering the school, it gave her  the opportunity to go to Berlin and Oxford as an exchange student, the experience broadened her horizon.

 

Now, combined with her personal experience, she explains to the students why Minerva University attracts her.

01
discuss
The existence of Minerva

颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访

 

Ms. Mo opened the introduction by giving two examples of Moral Dilemma, Minerva is the only university in the United States that systematically applies cognitive science, redefines university courses and educational models, and teaches students “practical knowledge” so that they can adapt to a changing world.

 

Ms. Mo analyzed the four-year gradient of Minerva University and emphasized that students in Minerva already had a certain ability in computer coding before the they came in.

 

02
Characteristics
Active Learning & Global Experience

 

颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访



“Minerva’s education is a brain surgery.” Ms. Mo quoted the founder of Minerva (note: founder Dr. Stephen Kosslyn, former head of social science at Harvard University, director of the Stanford Center for Behavioral Science) to tell to us about how Minerva students learn proactively , which is achieved through its unique online active learning system. Every student must know the relevant memory knowledge before class. They can doing some reading or go to see MOOCs. But in class, they have to participate in the discussion. Each student has at least 75% participation rate in the whole class.



颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访

 

The immersive global experience allows education to “drift far”. Ms. Mo gives two small examples for students who study physics to apply their knowledge to different fields such as sociology and humanities. Minerva will also invite local companies or institutions in seven cities to challenge students, students will do all kinds of tests, and make assumptions, and do their best to provide implementable solutions based on their own knowledge. Not only that, she also listed the internship with Minerva:

颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访

 

03
Minerva
Is (not) your choice

 

Minerva has the world's lowest admission rate of all universities, and since 2014, there have been more and more applicants. Everyone wants to know if Minerva is their dream school. Ms. Mo reminded the students that Minerva is looking for “Fisherman”. In addition to being in San Francisco for 8 months, students will go to a new city every four months. The purpose of this process is. for students to “looking for comfort when they are uncomfortable”. That is, “Looking for balance by breaking the imbalance.'


 颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访

 

When a student asks 'What criteria does Minerva use to select students?'

 

Ms. Mo mentioned their unique application system, the steps to apply for the system: 1) who you are, 2) how you think, 3) what your results are, and a round of interviews.

She mentioned that applicants do not have to submit SAT or TOEFL test results, Minerva's tuition is only one-third of those Ivy League universities, and it will not look at the student's family background, nationality and so on.

 

Minerva



 颠覆哈佛耶鲁丨Minerva大学招生官来访

 

Minerva's mission is to “Cultivate Key Wisdom for the World”, initiated by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs in the United States, and received the largest funds in Silicon Valley – this is the famous Minerva project, this is the famous Minerva project. It is known as the 'Internet University' and is currently the world's lowest admission rate university.

 

Upcoming Events

 

1

March 15, 2018 (Thursday) 16:30

Admissions Officer, University of Rochester and New York University, Abu Dhabi

Visit SIA

All parents are welcome

Registration number: 400-666-5203

18948773721 Mr.Li

 

2

March 18, 2018 (this Sunday) 14:00

SIA Open Day

Venue: No. 11, Anzhen Avenue, Guanhu Street, Longhua District, Shenzhen

Registration number: 400-666-5203

18948773721 Mr. Li


Recommend More
2020 - 01 - 09
Hit count: 0
In the past year, we worked hard for our dream school, for the school application, for the several tests and exams...It's time to farewell to the 2019 that stained with sweat and joy, and usher in the 2020 that is full of unknowns and possibilities. Tonight, let us look forward to the splendid youth of the Ming dynasty.This yearIn order to have a special New Year's PartyStudents showed off their t...
2020 - 01 - 09
Hit count: 0
'Thanksgiving education' is 'love education', is a kind of emotional education, life education, last week our school leaders and teachers, all the students in junior high school and parents to celebrate Thanksgiving.Thanksgiving originated in the United States, but grateful and thankful feelings regardless of national boundaries. In the state of etiquette where we have strong traditional virtues, ...
2020 - 01 - 06
Hit count: 0
Vice Principal:Tremayne Gibson讯得达国际书院-学术副校长美国哈佛大学历史本科;美国约翰·霍普金斯大学国际关系硕士亲爱的讯得达家人,前几周在信中我跟大家提到我们学校进入了收获季,到这周我们的胜利消息一路高歌猛进。特别开心与大家分享本周这么多学生的骄人成绩,在此特别祝贺他们的成功。首先是 G12 年级的学生,最新一批在早期收到大学录取的学生: 梁同学被马萨诸塞大学安姆斯特分校录取,并获得奖学金。易同学被佐治亚大学录取,并获得奖学金。还有我们特别棒的曾同学,收到了悉尼大学录取通知书,她是到目前我们学校第三位被悉尼大学录取的学生。看来讯得达国际书院要为这所澳大利亚最好的大学之一不断输送人才了。最后祝贺曹同学,收到瑞士格里昂酒店管理学院录取通知书!Dear Sendelta Community,Several weeks ago, I declare...
2020 - 01 - 06
Hit count: 0
Principal of Sendelta:John Sun讯得达国际书院-外方校长美国顶尖大学教育管理学和计算机科学硕士;十三年国际学校管理经验:对于国际学校管理体系有独特见解,建立高标准的国际学校管理体系。亲爱的讯得达家人朋友们,我们在11月迎来了感恩节,它在提醒我们自己有多么幸运和富足。感恩节的特别意义也是让家人和朋友反思生活本身,感恩我们所拥有的一切。除了心存感恩之心,也对在你生命中那些帮助过你的人说声“谢谢有你”,感谢他们对你的爱、陪伴以及友情。我也想对所有的家长们表示感激,感谢你们近一年对学校的支持及以后持续的支持。也感谢所有的学生为追求学业进步所付出的努力和投入。感谢所有的老师们,用自己的时间,耐心地帮助和辅导学生,期盼他们有更好的未来。感谢每位员工每天的辛勤工作来支持学校的运营,为我们的学生提供一个安全的学习环境。我们是家人、也是一个团队,大家一起可以实现任何我们想实现的目...
Scan attention
School address:Sendelta  International College, Tangtou Science Park, Shiyan Tangtou Avenue, Baoan District, Shenzhen
     Contact information:4006665203
Copyright ©2018 - 2021 Shenzhen Xunda Education Development Co., Ltd.
Rhino Cloud provides enterprise cloud services
犀牛云提供企业云服务
X
1

QQ设置

3

SKYPE 设置

4

阿里旺旺设置

5

电话号码管理

  • 4006-665-203
6

QR code

Back to top
Expand