Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions, Yale University, Mr Keith W. Light visited FIITJEE Hyderabad office in Saifabad on Friday, 13th September 2013.He was accompanied by Mr Austin Shiner, Senior Admissions Counsellor, Admisions and Financial Aid, Yale NUS college, Singapore.
Addressing students from FIITJEE junior college, and the USA UnivQuest & FIITJEE management, Mr Keith emphasized on certain merit based scholarships and funding that Yale University has been offering to international students. Both merit based and need based funding for undergraduate students for the 2014 intake will be to the tune of $120 million, he stated.
He encouraged students to apply to Yale and other Ivy League category of Universities without worrying about the costs.
May 29, 2013 – This past weekend, Madison, Wisconsin hosted the USA Ultimate College Championships. 720 student athletes from forty teams (twenty men’s and twenty women’s teams) competed in the tournament, including eight SAAS alums.
In the men’s division, Carleton (Justin Lim ’12, Simon Montague ’09, and John Raynolds ’11) made it to the semifinals before being defeated by Central Florida, 15-8. Alex Smith ‘09 played on the Arizona team with 16 scores.
On the women’s side, the Oregon Ducks (Bailey Zahniser ’08) defeated Iowa 15-11 in the semifinals, while Ohio State (Nina Finley ’12) took on Carleton (Kirstie Barton ’12). Oregon went on to defeat Carleton 15-8 in the finals. Katie Raynolds ‘09 also competed for Northwestern.