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sufiya
44:05
are we allowed to go for lunch with friends on weekdays?
Jessica Inouye
44:30
when do you think campus might be open for actual tours? thanks
sufiya
45:33
what about weekends?
Mesoma Akpuokwe
45:42
are students allowed to have guests over on campus like on weekends?
sufiya
45:43
okay thanks!
Maya Ghayal
45:45
Are students able to become tutors?
Mahitha Pamulapati
45:55
Is there certain time when students get to go home, like weekends? Thank you
Sanskruti Sangalge
45:57
does the food service serve vegan and vegetarian choices? :0
Raghav Sinha
46:08
Can food be ordered by websites, such as postmates, uber eats, etc.?
Sharon Caldwell
46:23
Are we provided Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner?
Pravin Mistry
47:08
If you get accepted in eighth grade, do you have the choice to wait one more year (hold the position) and then start or do you have to start the following year?
sufiya
47:12
are students allowed to wake up at any time before class starts?
Wadik Ginbot
49:17
What times is the fitness facility and other facilities like football and soccer fields open? Are they always accessible for students?
Mohamed Noorani
49:37
Can a student go to bed before the 10 o'clock check time?
Sanskruti Sangalge
49:45
how often are sports practices and how long is the gym facility open?
Mesoma Akpuokwe
50:17
yes it does thank you!
sufiya
50:45
what time does the library open?
Mohamed Noorani
51:12
If you live walking distance from IMSA can you walk home on the weekends?
sufiya
52:55
okay thank you!
Rosa Rodríguez
53:03
My daughter is in 8th grade at STEM, what does she have to doto get in to IMSA
Pamela Hernandez
53:32
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Sharon Caldwell
53:42
Is there a basketball court?
S Mark
54:26
Is there a pool on campus? or one closely or lap swimming?
Jackson Bennett
54:47
Is drivers ed offered at IMSA?
Angel Pia
55:20
does imsa have a language program? if so what are the language options?
Sanskruti Sangalge
56:00
how often are orchestra/band/choir concerts? :0
Mesoma Akpuokwe
56:09
i never played an instrument in middle school, is there a class available for beginners?
Jimena Giles
56:36
does each dorm room have their own bathroom, or are there community bathrooms?
Carolina Seoane
56:49
There is a pool and there are specific pool hours
Carolina Seoane
57:18
There is drivers ed that you can take after school
Alexandria Johnson
57:43
Here is our school profile with more information on our Language options: https://www.imsa.edu/academics/college-and-academic-counseling/
Mesoma Akpuokwe
58:00
are you allowed to have a job outside of Imsa if it doesn’t affect school?
Alexian Heynez
58:46
how does the bus route work?
Ahisa Molina
58:58
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Alexandria Johnson
59:02
For questions about our music program, I would recommend viewing our recording our our Music, Art and Drama Virtual Event: https://imsa.zoom.us/rec/play/uzUIwYEskISBbyW-MXpBMcXNicnMRBYmiB2R_ecpXD15cHHU9UCj5lE868ZLdPx38XKyO8TTRdYVRqst.53QMZbZxcsM-vV1J?continueMode=true
Sharon Caldwell
59:20
how many students per room?
Jimena Giles
59:28
are there any classes on ASL?
Pravin Mistry
59:49
What are typical challenges for newer students?
Alexian Heynez
01:02:00
i went on a tour there and saw a music studio, is that public available?
Ahisa Molina
01:02:13
In what month do classes start (August or September) ?
Jimena Giles
01:02:37
Does IMSA have breaks over the year? Like winter or spring break? If so, for how long?
Alexandria Johnson
01:02:37
Students can use our music practice rooms.
Alexandria Johnson
01:02:50
Classes start in the middle of August
Maya Ghayal
01:03:37
What did you do to adjust to the academic difference and study? Was it easy to fall behind?
Ahisa Molina
01:03:39
Thank you.
Mesoma Akpuokwe
01:04:18
what kinds of things can you bring to your dorm (besides clothes and other essentials)
Angel Pia
01:04:19
does the school offer electric guitar lessons whether in a band or club?
Maya Ghayal
01:04:42
Are students allowed to ask teachers for help after class?
Jimena Giles
01:05:08
how many classes do students have each day?
Maya Ghayal
01:05:55
Are the projects and assignments more group based?
Maya Ghayal
01:07:17
That's great! Do teachers adjust their teaching style or number of assignments based on student feedback? Or is the style and curriculum set?
Jane Zhang
01:07:31
Would eighth graders be at a disadvantage when applying ?
Raghav Sinha
01:08:02
How is the homework load on a regular school day?
Angel Pia
01:08:04
how are the students help prepared for college (in terms of selecting schools, majors, careers)?
Mohamed Noorani
01:08:58
Are there AP classes at IMSA?
Jimena Giles
01:09:20
are you all still living at campus right now?
Eric Shackelford
01:10:23
@ Mohamed Noorani In general, no. However we do have AP US History and Calculus. Additionally, most IMSA courses are at least at the level of AP courses, so many students still take AP exams
Mesoma Akpuokwe
01:10:28
is there any kind of support or help groups when making an application for college?
Alexian Heynez
01:10:32
how has COVID-19 effected IMSA regarding dorms and on campus learning
Liliana A. Ramirez
01:11:08
did any of you apply in eighth grade, and if so how was your experience?
Alexandria Johnson
01:12:15
Due to Covid-19 all of our students are learning remotely right now.
Alexandria Johnson
01:13:49
Here is a link to the recordings of our previous informational sessions that may answer some of your questions. For College preparedness, I would recommend watching the College and Academic Counseling session. https://www.imsa.edu/admissions/visit-imsa/
Alexian Heynez
01:14:14
Thanks!
Maya Ghayal
01:14:26
If a student has auditory issues are they positioned appropriately? In general, do teachers adapt to disabilities and medical issues?
Sanskruti Sangalge
01:17:28
can you choose a roommate only from your grade?
Ella Foes
01:18:19
You can have roommates from any grade, but the vast majority of students have roommate in the same grade as them
Sanskruti Sangalge
01:18:50
okay thank you!
Mesoma Akpuokwe
01:18:52
do you have any suggestions for clubs or activities to join
S Mark
01:19:19
Ms Seoane indicated she lofted her bed to fit mini refrigerator and things under it. We are allowed to modify the furniture arrangement in the rooms, does this change need to be approved?
Ella Foes
01:20:03
Students often use bed risers (which you can buy at target or other department stores!) to raise your bed a few inches, but students aren’t allowed to make major modifications or loft the desk under the bed
Sharon Caldwell
01:20:03
how do sports work with any study schedule?
Carolina Seoane
01:22:07
The beds themselves have a couple of different settings too!
sufiya
01:22:23
Thank you for this awesome meeting!
Jacqueline Salinas (IMSA)
01:22:59
Contact the Office of Admissions for any questions not addressed tonight - we are happy to assist! admissions@imsa.edu or 630.907.5028
Maya Ghayal
01:23:41
Are students allowed to take medication?
Shriyadita Bhilkar
01:24:38
Thank you so much!
Alexandria Johnson
01:24:41
admissions@imsa.edu
Carolina Seoane
01:24:44
as long as its registered/approved with the health office students can take medications(certain medications need to be kept by the nurse though)
Mesoma Akpuokwe
01:24:49
thank you!
Jimena Giles
01:24:50
Thank you !
Sanskruti Sangalge
01:24:55
thank you!
Jayram Palamadai
01:24:56
Thank you!
Kavya R
01:24:57
Thank You!
Max
01:24:57
Thanks you!
Maya Ghayal
01:24:57
Thank you!
Mohamed Noorani
01:24:59
Thank you!
Liliana A. Ramirez
01:25:00
thank you!
Ahisa Molina
01:25:01
Thank you!
S Mark
01:25:02
Thank You
Angel Pia
01:25:02
thank you