Experience Ivy League

Ivy League College Experience Program 

Prepare NOW for Ivy League College admissions!
FortuneTimes Group announces the creation of its American Cultural Immersion program,

THE IVY LEAGUE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, aimed at international high school students just like you, who want to prepare for an elite high school education in the United States and want to prepare for Ivy League College admissions, afterwards.

HOW DOES THE CULTURAL IMMERSION PROGRAM WORK?

STEP 1: YOU LEARN ABOUT AMERICAN CULTURE

Our morning Seminars and Workshops, conducted by a team of Ivy League college professors, graduates and business professionals help you understand American Culture and Society. This knowledge provides the framework within which you will succeed!

STEP 2: YOU EXPERIENCE WALL STREET

Our afternoon tours bring you to Wall Street, to historic landmarks, to famous American Companies, and to meetings with Wall Street Professionals. These experiences broaden your understanding of American culture, giving you a competitive edge as an applicant!

STEP 3: YOU VISIT IVY LEAGUE AMERICAN COLLEGES

We bring you to such American Colleges and Universities as N.Y.U., Columbia, Princeton, Yale, M.I.T., Harvard. Ivy League college students and admission officers explain American College Admissions, how to apply, and how to gain acceptance!

A formal Graduation Ceremony and party highlight the close of our program.
This Professional Development Experience package covers 10-Day Seminar and Practicum training. with breakfast and lunch included, hotel accommodations, and NYC guided tours, travel coach buses, and social events.

General Information

The Ivy League Experience Program, will take place, in Boston and New York City, and will cover a period of 15 days.

Please see the Program features below:

15‐Day Training in Ivy League College Admission, Communication, and Study Skills.

  • Morning Classes covering Business and Professional Skill Development.
  • Instructors are Ivy League professors & speakers, and New York Professionals.
  • Note: Instructors for the program may subject to change.

Afternoon Business Immersion:

  • Tours of Wall Street and Companies.
  • Visits to Top American Universities such as NYU, Columbia etc.
  • OnlineAccess to Course and Training Material Before and After Training in NYC.
  • Taking classes in USA with Ivy League College Professors.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Professional English Certificate  NYC tours and Social Events.

  • Trips to museums, art galleries and famous business landmarks.
  • Banquet and evening social events in New York City and in Boston.

 Accommodations;

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  • Complimentary car services back and forth from airport and hotel.
  • Shared room.
  • Chaperons Service will be available.
  • Accompanying parent’s and guardian’s accommodation are at additional hotel room cost.
  • Special NYC tour activities will be arranged for parents while students attend class.

Benefits of the Program

  • Receive hands-on preparation for college admissions.
  • Enjoy a real Ivy League College experience.
  • Understand American Culture, firsthand on Wall Street.
  • Earn a Professional English Certificate with college credit.
  • Practice College study skills.
  • Cultivate American social etiquette
  • Take English classes in the heart of New York’s Financial Center.

Cultural and Ivy League College Visits

Admission Interviews with Universities:

Below are some of the activities that may be available:

  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • Yale University
Cultural Activities

Cultural and New York City Activities: Included in the program are arts & cultural tours and activities in  New York City, visits to companies and universities. Here are some of the activities that may be available:

  • Top of the Rock
  • Empire State Building
  • Ground Zero, 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Ellis Island
  • Metropolitan Museum of New York
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
  • Central Park Tour
  • Central Park Zoo
  • Broadway Show (Lion King)
  • The Wall Street Tour (Trinity Church, Bull, NYSE, Federal Reserve Bank)
  • Times Square Tour, Grand Central Tour
  • Brooklyn Bridge Tour
  • 5th Avenue, Apple Store
  • One World Observatory
  • St. John’s Cathedral
Professional College Networking 

Professional Networking Events with College Admission Staff, Alumni and Professors will be hosted by FortuneTimes Group. Schedule will be announced before the start week.

Admissions Process

FTG Admission Committee will review completed applications thoroughly, and will consider all essential requirements.

For International Applicants who require visa application: students are encouraged to obtain any visa acceptance at least 90 days before the program start date. FTG will assist in applicant’s visa application with a formal letter of invitation to the NYC training program.

International Applicants are required to provide a photocopy of passport.  

For International Applicants: if you do not make the full program payment or do not show up at the program without any notification and explanation, FTG Admission Office will notify the USA Immigration Services and USA Department of Homeland Security.

Admission Requirements

This program intended for international high school students, 18 years of age and older, seeking to prepare for an elite high school education in the United States and want to prepare for Ivy League College admissions, afterwards.

Application Deadlines

It is recommended that you submit your application at least 60 days before the program date starts which you wish to enroll (to ensure sufficient time for visa application and placement confirmation). We will consider completed applications received after the specified deadline as time permits and, if necessary, roll your application over to next entry period.

Notification of Admission Status

Your application to FortuneTimes Group is reviewed after receipt of your completed application and supporting documentation. If any portion of your application needs further action by you, we will notify you via e-mail. As soon as the application is complete, an admission decision will be made, and you will be notified by the Admission Office. Please do not interpret statements made in casual conversation or correspondence with anyone else to mean that you have been fully admitted. The FTG Admission Office is the only office authorized to notify international students of their acceptance to FortuneTimes Group.  

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Course Details

Session One

American College Culture
American College Admission Process

Session Two

What is Your Learning Style?
What is your Career Personality Profile?

Session Three

American Cultural Etiquette American Social Etiquette

Session Four

Ivy League College Admission Requirements

Interviews with Ivy League Students

Session Five

Interview techniques for College Admissions Presentation techniques for College Admissions

Session Six

College Tours (MIT, Harvard, NYU, Columbia, Princeton, Yale)

Session Seven

Experience taking classes in USA

Session Eight

Intensive English Certification

Tuition, Fees, & Payment

Program Package Price:

Please click here and request a quote for your group.

Payment Options

Credit Cards / Wire Transfer / Alipay

Payment Policy 

Student’s enrollment and space in the program is confirmed only after payment has been received. Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice from FTG. Payment can be made by credit card, Alipay, or electronic wire transfers. Student is responsible for any bank transaction fees.

Students are normally expected to register and provide full payment, 2 months before the start of program.  Late registration fee is $250.

Cancellation Policy 

If FTG cancels a program for any reason, FTG will notify each student by e-mail or phone, of the cancellation and make rescheduling arrangements. If a class is not rescheduled, FTG will provide a full refund within 14 days.

FTG will not be responsible for any additional expenses such as refund for airline tickets, Visa fees, or any other cancellation fees.

Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing by sending an email to: admissions@fortunetimesgroup.com.

Cancellation Fees apply, as follows.

Cancellations received 31 days prior to the first day of program will incur a fee of 50% of the registration cost, plus a $250 processing fee. No refund will be issued for cancellations received less than 30 days before the first day of the program.

FTG shall be excused from any delays or failures in performance, caused by reason of any occurrence or contingency beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of war, fire, insurrection, laws proclamations, edits, ordinances or regulations, strikes, lock-outs or other serious labor disputes, riots, earthquakes, floods, explosions or other acts of nature.

Students are entitled to a full refund if the student has received a refusal letter from the American Embassy. In cases where a student Visa application has been declined, all the tuition fees, except the non-refundable payment service fee (to cover any bank or credit card transaction fees), will be refunded to the student, upon receipt of photostatic copies of the rejection letter, along with an application for refund completed by the student, to FTG.

Rescheduling Policy 

FTG cannot guarantee future placement for any student request for rescheduling. Rescheduling fees may apply.

Accommodations

This includes:
  • Shared room accommodation in Manhattan, New York.
  • After-Class Supervision by Counselors.
  • Nighttime Chaperone and Adult Supervision.
  • After-Class Center to Complete Homework Assignments.
  • After Class and Evening Leisure Activities and Interactions with American and other International Students.
  • Free luggage storage pre-check-in and post-check-out. 
Hotel Amenities:
  • Great locations near public transit and major attractions
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free pool table
  • Library and Television rooms Luggage storage
  • Bike storage
  • 24-hour reception
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lobby café
  • Free linens, towels, and soap 

Program Schedule

This program is a custom program. FortuneTimes Group will design a custom program based upon the needs of your organization.