Dec
7
11:30 AM11:30

Dream board workshop

Dream boards or vision boards can help you get clear about your goals and what you want to accomplish. Make a collage of pictures and words to inspire and motivate you to achieve your dreams. Creating a dream board is the perfect intention-setting activity before a new year begins and can serve as a powerful reminder of the control you have over your own choices and life.

Email learninghousenepal@gmail.com to confirm participation.

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Dec
11
8:00 AM08:00

Coffee Club

An informal meetup for Pokhara's startup community. All are welcome.

Meeting format:
1) Introductions 
2) Job and event announcements 
3) Discussion on startups, product launches, trends, and current news

Registration not required. This will become an ongoing event for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and digital nomads in Pokhara, Nepal. Coffee Club will be held monthly at Learning House from 8:00am - 9:00am.

Input is welcome: learninghousenepal@gmail.com.

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Nov
16
3:00 PM15:00

International Education Week: Movie Night

**International Education Week Special Event**

Movies about college aren't always realistic, but they sure are fun. We will be showing a movie, selected by popular vote, for our community. Post your vote on Facebook:

*The Social Network - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1285016

*Good Will Hunting - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119217

*Pitch Perfect - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1981677

*Legally Blonde - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0250494

The film with the highest number of votes by end of day Wednesday, November 14th, will be shown.

International Education Week is a celebration of international education and exchange. This initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education aims to prepare students for a global environment by encouraging future leaders to study, learn, and exchange experiences. Visit https://iew.state.gov to learn more.

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Nov
15
11:30 AM11:30

International Education Week: Writing College Admissions Essays

**International Education Week Special Event**

Your essay, often referred to as your personal statement or statement of purpose, might be the most important part of your university application. But there's one problem: WRITING IS HARD.

Your essay should showcase your talents and skills to separate you from the rest of the crowd.

American educator and social worker Michelle Welsch (U.S.A.) will discuss what you need to include and how to get started so you can get admitted into your top choice with writing that is specific, clear, and organized.

This workshop will include tips and time to work on your essays with individual feedback. All are welcome.

International Education Week is a celebration of international education and exchange. This initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education aims to prepare students for a global environment by encouraging future leaders to study, learn, and exchange experiences. Visit https://iew.state.gov to learn more.

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Nov
14
3:00 PM15:00

International Education Week: Introduction to SAT

**International Education Week Special Event**

A free introductory class open to the public. We will introduce SAT exam format, basic test-taking strategies, and Reading Comprehension question types.

International Education Week is a celebration of international education and exchange. This initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education aims to prepare students for a global environment by encouraging future leaders to study, learn, and exchange experiences. Visit https://iew.state.gov to learn more.

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Nov
13
10:00 AM10:00

International Education Week: Career Counseling

**International Education Week Special Event**

How do I choose a career? Is my subject the "right" one? Should I go abroad or study in Nepal? These questions are difficult, but Master Social Worker Michelle Welsch (U.S.A.) will walk you through tips and considerations for your professional career.

International Education Week is a celebration of international education. This initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education aims to prepare students for a global environment by encouraging future leaders to study, learn, and exchange experiences. Visit https://iew.state.gov to learn more.

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Nov
13
8:00 AM08:00

Coffee Club

An informal meetup for Pokhara's startup community. All are welcome.

Meeting format:
1) Introductions 
2) Job and event announcements 
3) Discussion on startups, product launches, trends, and current news

Registration not required. This will become an ongoing event for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and digital nomads in Pokhara, Nepal. Coffee Club will be held monthly at Learning House from 8:00am - 9:00am.

Input is welcome: learninghousenepal@gmail.com.

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Nov
12
2:00 PM14:00

International Education Week: Academic Writing Seminar

**International Education Week Special Event**

Improve academic writing skills by learning about structure, organization, and composition. This seminar is particularly useful for students completing thesis papers or preparing research essays.

International Education Week is a celebration of international education. This initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education aims to prepare students for a global environment by encouraging future leaders to study, learn, and exchange experiences. Visit https://iew.state.gov to learn more.

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Oct
5
12:30 PM12:30

Resume writing workshop

A skillfully written resume will highlight personal strengths and effectively market experiences to potential employers. Learn about different resume formats and the benefits of each. Bring your current resume for formatting and layout assistance.

100NPR per participant. Email learninghousenepal@gmail.com to register. 

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Sep
25
2:00 PM14:00

Learning House x EducationUSA

Meet admissions representatives from American universities, speak with U.S. Embassy officers, and find out more about how to study in USA.

Participating schools:

• Augustana University

• Boise State University

• California State University, Chico

• Coe College

• ECPI University

• Louisiana Tech University

• Seattle Central College

• Shoreline Community College

• Suny Fredonia

• SUNY Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, New York

• The University of Texas at Arlington

• Tiffin University

• Trine University

• University of Bridgeport

• The University of South Dakota

• Virginia International University - VIU

• Western Michigan University

• Westminster College

Register: http://www.usefnepal.org/registration-PKR

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Sep
24
3:00 PM15:00

Meet U.S. Visa Officer in Pokhara

What paperwork should I bring? Are there certain questions I should study? What’s the deal with Window 5? Does it matter what I wear to my interview? Will I get a visa if I apply to community college?

Get your questions answered by U.S. Embassy Vice Consul traveling from Kathmandu. All are welcome to this free session.

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Aug
31
3:00 PM15:00

Meet and Greet: Grace Carroll, U.S. Embassy Nepal

Grace Carroll is the Cultural Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu. Prior to coming to Nepal, she served her first tour in Guangzhou, China as a Consular Officer. Ms. Carroll completed her B.A. at the University of Washington in Seattle and her M.A. at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Between these two degrees, she worked in Japan and Burma as an English teacher. Her work experiences in different cultures have given her valuable insight on study abroad and how students can best prepare to succeed.

Bring your questions to this free session. All are welcome.           

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Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

PB&J Advising Session

Popular American snack Peanut Butter and Jelly will be served while your questions about studying in USA are answered. We'll discuss the 5 steps you need to know to apply to schools in America and what you should think about before you begin.

This event is free to attend. RSVP by emailing learninghousenepal@gmail.com.

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Aug
17
10:30 AM10:30

Public Speaking: Intensive Workshop

Learn how to put your best foot forward and make a great impression, whether delivering a TED talk or a business presentation. You'll leave this workshop with tips and techniques to feel more relaxed in front of your audience and connect with groups of all sizes. This intensive is also helpful for those planning on taking the IELTS exam or preparing for an upcoming work or visa interview.

500NPR per person. Advance registration required. Email learninghousenepal@gmail.com to confirm participation. This workshop will be conducted in English. 

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Aug
10
10:30 AM10:30

Customer Service English Intensive

The ability to communicate effectively in English is essential for those working in hospitality, restaurant, and service industries. In this intensive seminar, learn how to improve customer relationships through key phrases, active listening skills, empathy, and first impressions.

To register, email learninghousenepal@gmail.com. Limited seats. 1000NPR per participant. 

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