Lecture: Study Architecture in US Graduate Schools
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Aug 13, 2013 6:00–8:00pm
Organized by: Cairo University - Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Venue: El Sawy Culture Wheel
Address: 26th of July Street
underneath the 15th of May bridge
Event Language: English
Website: www.facebook.com/events/183061575201834

The Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University (CUFE) is pleased to announced a public lecture by alumnus Tarek Rakha entitled:

"Study Architecture in US Graduate Schools: Preparing, Applying and Raising Your Chances for Acceptance"

The lecture is addressing architects, urban designers and planners interested in pursuing graduate studies in the United States. Both students and professionals are welcome. Here are some of the questions that are going to be addressed:

- How do I apply for graduate studies in the US? What is required?
- What is the difference between various Masters degrees?
- Why should I pursue a PhD?
- How important is the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)?
- What are the different types of schools in the US?
- How much does it cost? How can I finance my studies?
- How can I get a scholarship?
- How can I raise my chances of being accepted to the school of my dreams?

Join us and please spread the word to those who are interested.

The lecture is open to the public.

About the lecturer:
Tarek Rakha is a PhD Candidate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is an Architect; he received a B.Sc. in 2007 and a M.Sc. in 2010 from CUFE. Prior to his move to MIT, he was an assistant lecturer and researcher at the American University in Cairo (AUC). He is the president of the MIT Egyptian Student Association (ESA), and he is speaking on their behalf about applying to architecture graduate schools in the United States, with special emphasis on applying to MIT.