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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Fall Newsletter #2

Mariko Poupard : October 16, 2017 8:42 am : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Dear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

We are halfway through the fall 2017 semester, and Halloween celebrations are getting nearer! I hope you’ve been enjoying all of the fun Halloween traditional activities around San Diego.

For information on Halloween events and more, here is the second program newsletter of the semester. It has much important information and dates that you need to know in order to plan for the rest of the semester and beyond. Make sure to read it carefully, and if you have any questions about the information in the newsletter, please let me know!

Happy Monday!

 

Julie Hadfield (JHadfield@mail.sdsu.edu)

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“How to Apply to University” Workshops Starting October 10th

Mariko Poupard : October 3, 2017 2:01 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts

The time has come to start applying to colleges and universities, and this semester there are two days for workshops on the application processes for undergraduate applicants (you want a bachelor’s degree).

First, you must attend the presentation on how to apply to colleges and universities, then you can join us in a computer lab to apply to SDSU for Fall 2018! (The presentation is for all students. The computer lab applications are mandatory for students who want to apply to SDSU for Fall 2018.)

To attend a workshopyou must register for one because “space is limited”, which means that there will be a limited amount of students who can attend the workshop.

 

Have questions/concerns? Come to the advising office during office hours or email Julie Hadfield (JHadfield@mail.sdsu.edu).
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Spring 2018 Continuing Registration Deadline

Mariko Poupard : September 14, 2017 1:22 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Dear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

Fall semester has had a fantastic start, and it’s time to begin planning for Spring! To continue studying with us at the ALI for our Spring 2018 semester, please review the following information:

You can register to continue with us at this webpage: https://ali.sdsu.edu/pages/ali/application.aspx

  • Deadline to register for Spring 2018 at ALI (any program): Monday, November 20th
  • Deadline to pay for Spring 2018: Monday, December 4th 
  • Last day of Fall 2017: Thursday, December 14th
  • First day of Spring 2018 for EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students: Monday, January 8th

Please note that all program change requests (e.g. change from EAP to Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s) must be completed by November 20th. Late requests are not possible. Please also note that if you do not pay the tuition and fees for Spring by December 4th, you will be charged the $250 late fee. 

If your plans change and you cannot continue in Spring even though you’ve registered, you must cancel your registration by completing the withdrawal form in the ALI Office by December 4th. If you cancel after December 4th, there will be a fee. If you do not cancel your registration before the Spring semester begins, you can be dismissed from the ALI.

Please contact Mariko (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu) or Frank (fherrera@mail.sdsu.edu) if you have any questions about the EAP or Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s program as you consider continuing at the ALI. We are happy to help you and look forward to having you join us again in Spring!

 

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Fall Newsletter #1

Mariko Poupard : September 7, 2017 9:36 am : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

 Welcome to Fall 2017! I hope your semester are going well.

Please read the first program newsletter of the semester for important information, such as directors and advisors’ office hours, academic calendar for the semester, attendance and immigration rules, extra help services schedule (grammar, pronunciation, math, and homework help), and so much more!

If you have any questions about the information, please contact me at any time (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu). I wish you a successful semester. – Mariko Poupard, EAP Program Director

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Fall 2017 Continuing Registration Deadline

Mariko Poupard : June 19, 2017 9:11 am : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

SDSU BridgeDear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

Summer is now well under way, and it’s time to start thinking about Fall! If you would like to continue studying at the ALI in Fall 2017, please review the following information:

You can register to continue with us at this webpage: https://ali.sdsu.edu/pages/ali/application.aspx

  • Deadline to register for Fall 2017 at ALI (any program): Friday, July 21st
  • Deadline to pay for Fall 2017: Friday, July 28th 
  • Last day of Summer 2017: Thursday, August 10th
  • First day of Fall 2017 for EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students: Monday, August 28th

Please note that any program change (e.g. change from EAP to Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s) must be requested by July 21st. Late requests is not possible. Please also note that if you do not pay the tuition and fees for Fall by July 28th, you will be charged the $250 late fee. 

If your plans change and cannot continue in Fall even though you’ve registered, you must cancel your registration by completing the withdrawal form in the ALI Office by July 28th. If you cancel after July 28th, there will be a fee. If you do not cancel your registration before the Fall semester begins, you can be dismissed from the ALI.

Please contact Mariko (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu) or Frank (fherrera@mail.sdsu.edu) if you have any questions about the EAP or Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s program as you consider continuing at the ALI. We’d be happy to help you. We look forward to having you back in Fall!

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Summer Newsletter #1

Mariko Poupard : June 7, 2017 9:07 am : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Welcome to Summer 2017! I hope your classes are going well.

Please read the first program newsletter of the semester for important information, such as directors and advisors’ office hours, academic calendar for the semester, attendance and immigration rules, extra help services schedule (grammar, pronunciation, math, and homework help), and so much more!

If you have any questions about the information, please contact me at any time (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu). I wish you a successful semester. – Mariko Poupard, EAP Program Director

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Spring Newsletter #3

Mariko Poupard : April 13, 2017 1:36 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Dear EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

We have 4 more weeks of school, and the semester is over! I hope you are staying healthy and enjoying the warmer weather.

Please take a moment to read the final newsletter of the semester. It has information about important dates, the exit test, certificate ceremony, registration for summer, applying to SDSU, and so much more.

If you have any questions about the newsletter, please contact Mariko at mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu. I’d be happy to help you!

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Spring Newsletter #2

Mariko Poupard : March 8, 2017 12:08 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Dear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

I hope the semester is going well. We are half way done with Spring 2017, and spring break is in less than 3 weeks!

Here is the second program newsletter of the semester. It has a lot of important information and dates that you need to know in order to plan for the rest of the semester and beyond. Please read it carefully, and if you have any questions about the information in the newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Enjoy the warmer weather!

Mariko Poupard, EAP Director (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu)

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Fall 2017 Undergraduate Admission to SDSU – May 1 Deadline

Mariko Poupard : February 8, 2017 7:58 am : English for Academic Purposes posts

EAP StudentsAre you interested in applying to SDSU as an undergraduate student? Do you want to start attending SDSU in Fall 2017?

If you answered yes to both questions, you must apply to SDSU by Monday, May 1. After this date, the SDSU online application system will shut down, so you will not be able to apply.

Please join us for a workshop on how to apply to SDSU on Friday, March 17 at 1:00 pm in ESC 209. We will help you in a computer lab one-on-one.

If you have any question about applying to SDSU as an undergraduate student, you can visit our academic advisors or email Mariko (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu) and Johanna (jgleason@mail.sdsu.edu).

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Continuing Registration Deadline

Mariko Poupard : January 26, 2017 2:18 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Hepner HallDear EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

It’s only January, but it’s never too early to start thinking about next semester. If you are interested in continuing with us in Summer 2017, please visit this link to register to continue.

Here are the important dates to remember:

  • Deadline to register to continue: Friday, April 28
  • Deadline to pay tuition and fees: Friday, May 5
  • Last day of Spring 2017: Thursday, May 11
  • First day of Summer 2017: Tuesday, May 30 (classes begin and attendance is taken)

If you have any questions, please visit Mariko during office hours or email at mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu.

Mariko’s office hours: M/W 12:00-12:50, T/Th 12:20-12:50 & 3:00-3:30, F 8:30-9:20

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Spring Newsletter #1

Mariko Poupard : January 25, 2017 3:31 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Dear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

newsletter-redIt looks like the rain is gone for a while, and I hope you are enjoying your classes!

Here is the first program newsletter of the semester. You should have received a copy of this newsletter in one of your classes this week. If you have any questions about the information in the newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Mariko Poupard, EAP Director (mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu)

 

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Welcome to Spring 2017!

Mariko Poupard : January 13, 2017 1:47 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts

EAP GroupDear EAP Students,

I would like to welcome you to the new semester! I hope you have enjoyed the first week of classes. Please take a look below for our extra help services. These are free services for grammar, pronunciation, homework, and math that the school offers to all ALI students.

Spring 2017 Extra Help Hours and Locations

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Grammar Lab 3:00-3:50 (GC1530)  3:00-3:50 (GC1530) 12:30-1:20 (GC1530)
Pronunciation Lab 3:00-3:50 (GC1520) 3:00-3:50 (GC1520) 12:30-1:20 (GC1520)
Pronunciation Clinic 3:00-3:50 (GC1532) 8:30-9:20 (GC1532)
Homework Help 12:30-2:20 (GC1532)
Math Lab 12:30-2:20 (ESC106)

My office hours are

M/W 12:00-12:50

T/Th 12:20-12:50 & 3:00-3:30

F 8:30-9:20

in the ALI Office. You may also email me with your questions at mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu. Have a wonderful semester!

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Extra Help End Dates – Fall 2016

Mariko Poupard : December 5, 2016 12:45 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

EAP InstructorDear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

Our extra help services on grammar, pronunciation, homework, and math for Fall 2016 will end on the following dates. We hope you were able to make good use of these free services.

  • Grammar Lab and Pronunciation Clinic (in GC1520) – Last day is Wednesday, December 7
  • Pronunciation Clinic (in GC1532 & 1536), Homework Help, and Math Lab – Last day is Friday, December 9

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Grammar Lab

  • 10:00-11:50 (GC1520)
  • 1:10-2:00 (ESC207)
  • 10:00-11:50 (GC1520)
  • 1:10-2:00   (ESC207)
  • 8:30-9:20 (GC1520)
  • 12:30-1:20 (GC1520)

Pronunciation Clinic

  • 10:00-11:50 (GC1520)
  • 2:10-3:00  (GC1520)
  • 10:00-11:50 (GC1520)
  • 2:10-3:00   (GC1520)
  • 8:30-9:20 (GC1532)
  • 12:30-1:20 (GC1536)

Homework Help

  • 12:30-2:20 (GC1534)

Math Lab

  •  12:30-2:30 (GC1532) 
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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Fall Newsletter #3

Mariko Poupard : November 21, 2016 8:12 am : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

newsletter-greenThanksgiving is upon us, and the year is almost over. I hope you are staying healthy as the weather cools down. Here is our third and final program newsletter. Please take a close look at the important dates, student calendar, and testing information (exit test and transfer tests). If you have any questions, please visit me during my office hours. I’d be happy to help you!

Mariko’s Office Hours: M/W 11:30-12:00, 2:00-2:30, T/Th 12:30-1:30, F 8:30-9:30

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Continuing Registration

Mariko Poupard : October 5, 2016 7:48 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

Hepner Hall on SDSU CampusAre you staying at the ALI to continue studying English?
If you are, you can now register to continue here.
Please visit the ALI Front Desk if you have trouble with the online registration.

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Fall Newsletter #1

Mariko Poupard : September 7, 2016 10:32 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

newsletter-redDear EAP and Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

I hope you are settling into your classes and are enjoying being a student at ALI.

Please take a moment to read the first newsletter of the semester. In this newsletter, you can find a variety of important information, such as student calendar, office hours of staff and advisors, free resources for extra academic help, information session dates, and much more! If you have any questions about the newsletter, please contact Mariko at mtaki@mail.sdsu.edu. I am also available in the ALI Office during my office hours (please see page 2 of the newsletter).

Have a wonderful semester, and don’t hesitate to ask questions! We are here to help you.

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EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Summer Newsletter #2

Mariko Poupard : July 6, 2016 3:53 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts, autoload = Pre-MBA and Pre-Master’s Posts

newsletter-greenDear EAP & Pre-MBA/Pre-Master’s Students,

I hope your summer semester has been going well so far! The weather has stayed nice, and I hope you’ve been able to enjoy the city while keeping up with your coursework. Here is our second newsletter of the semester. Please take a close look and check the important dates regarding the continuing registration deadline and other events towards the end of the semester. Remember, the last day of the semester is Thursday, August 11th, and you must attend our program until that date in order to avoid immigration issues.

Enjoy the rest of the semester, and please visit me if you have any questions or concerns. I am available M/W 11:00-11:30, 12:00-12:30, T/Th 1:00-1:30, 2:00-2:30, and F 8:30-9:30 in the ALI Office.

 

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Exit Test and Continuing Information

Amy Nunamaker : July 27, 2015 5:33 pm : English for Academic Purposes posts

SDSU CampusEAP Students –

You can now sign up for the exit test.  Click on the link for instructions:  Exit Test Information.  There is also important information for continuing students.  Good luck on your final exams!

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