are we allowed to go for lunch with friends on weekdays?
when do you think campus might be open for actual tours? thanks
what about weekends?
are students allowed to have guests over on campus like on weekends?
Are students able to become tutors?
Is there certain time when students get to go home, like weekends? Thank you
does the food service serve vegan and vegetarian choices? :0
Can food be ordered by websites, such as postmates, uber eats, etc.?
Are we provided Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner?
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?
are students allowed to wake up at any time before class starts?
What times is the fitness facility and other facilities like football and soccer fields open? Are they always accessible for students?
Can a student go to bed before the 10 o'clock check time?
how often are sports practices and how long is the gym facility open?
yes it does thank you!
what time does the library open?
If you live walking distance from IMSA can you walk home on the weekends?
okay thank you!
My daughter is in 8th grade at STEM, what does she have to doto get in to IMSA
Is there a basketball court?
Is there a pool on campus? or one closely or lap swimming?
Is drivers ed offered at IMSA?
does imsa have a language program? if so what are the language options?
how often are orchestra/band/choir concerts? :0
i never played an instrument in middle school, is there a class available for beginners?
does each dorm room have their own bathroom, or are there community bathrooms?
There is a pool and there are specific pool hours
There is drivers ed that you can take after school
Here is our school profile with more information on our Language options: https://www.imsa.edu/academics/college-and-academic-counseling/
are you allowed to have a job outside of Imsa if it doesn’t affect school?
how does the bus route work?
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
how many students per room?
are there any classes on ASL?
What are typical challenges for newer students?
i went on a tour there and saw a music studio, is that public available?
In what month do classes start (August or September) ?
Does IMSA have breaks over the year? Like winter or spring break? If so, for how long?
Students can use our music practice rooms.
Classes start in the middle of August
What did you do to adjust to the academic difference and study? Was it easy to fall behind?
what kinds of things can you bring to your dorm (besides clothes and other essentials)
does the school offer electric guitar lessons whether in a band or club?
Are students allowed to ask teachers for help after class?
how many classes do students have each day?
Are the projects and assignments more group based?
That's great! Do teachers adjust their teaching style or number of assignments based on student feedback? Or is the style and curriculum set?
Would eighth graders be at a disadvantage when applying ?
How is the homework load on a regular school day?
how are the students help prepared for college (in terms of selecting schools, majors, careers)?
Are there AP classes at IMSA?
are you all still living at campus right now?
@ 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
is there any kind of support or help groups when making an application for college?
how has COVID-19 effected IMSA regarding dorms and on campus learning
Liliana A. Ramirez
did any of you apply in eighth grade, and if so how was your experience?
Due to Covid-19 all of our students are learning remotely right now.
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/
If a student has auditory issues are they positioned appropriately? In general, do teachers adapt to disabilities and medical issues?
can you choose a roommate only from your grade?
You can have roommates from any grade, but the vast majority of students have roommate in the same grade as them
okay thank you!
do you have any suggestions for clubs or activities to join
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?
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
how do sports work with any study schedule?
The beds themselves have a couple of different settings too!
Thank you for this awesome meeting!
Jacqueline Salinas (IMSA)
Contact the Office of Admissions for any questions not addressed tonight - we are happy to assist! email@example.com or 630.907.5028
Are students allowed to take medication?
Thank you so much!
as long as its registered/approved with the health office students can take medications(certain medications need to be kept by the nurse though)
Thank you !
Liliana A. Ramirez