GEO Pre-Freshman Programs Info Session - Shared screen with speaker view
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What does a typical day in Siena look like, i.e., classes and things of that nature, thanks!
If my mom was on business in London and I'm still 17, would it still be possible to apply
How many students will you take per program? Freshmen only?
Where are the classes held?
about the application, it asks for your student ID, is that asking for our high school ID or do we leave it blank?
Ben Callaway (he/him)
We usually take 20-25 students per program, and yes incoming freshman only. There will be other UO students on other GEO programs at the same time in London & Siena!
How do you recc student select location? Is one better for certain majors?
For the Siena program, will the students watch the August 18th event?
@ Marit—yes, we’ll see the Palio!
Are there planned/included activities for the weekend?
@Diana there are planned activities every once in a while but generally weekends are time for students to explore the city at their own pace!
Can you arrive early or leave late? What is the best airport for Siena and how to get from there to Siena?
What is housing like? Are students typically in groups or solo?
Is there a roommate survey for Siena housing, or is it randomly selected
Did you say "map your future scholarship" is an option for these trips?
@Marissa there'll be single person dorms with a shared bathroom, but I had the accomodations with the Business trip, a shared apartment, which was really fun and I had a great group of roommates
"map your future" - merit or need based?
Map Your future: https://geo.uoregon.edu/scholarships/financial-need/map-your-future
When/how do we find out if we were selected for the abroad trip, thanks!
GEO General and Planning Scholarships: https://geo.uoregon.edu/scholarships/uo
what was the name of the merit scholarship?
Is the GEO program offering any support to those fleeing the Ukraine, like volunteering with IRC for example?
How soon after the application and interview will you hear a decision?
Ben Callaway (he/him)
Are interviews required for the application this year?