is this am or pm?
this is PM
what if you want to sleep before 10 pm?
For In-Room at 11 pm, what if you have homework? Can lights still be on?
If you want to go to bed earlier, you will check out with the RC on duty and you can go to bed
For in-room, you are able to do homework, but at lights out, you will need to go to bed
What time do classes start?
will there ever be a homework assignment due by 11:59 pm?
8:00AM is the start of the class day
End of class day?
@Linda Suarez - We will have our ambassadors answer that at the end of the presentation
Either at 3:15 or 4:15 depending on your schedule
Are all 3 meals provided?
Yes, breakfast, lunch and dinner
are there public pianos?
Can I bring my keyboard into my room?
are you able to go to a mixed hall? or do you have to ask
There are musical practice rooms and public piano.
You may bring your keyboard to campus
You are able to go to different halls but going into wings, you need permission for opposite gender.
can your instrument be checked in so you can leave it there and not here to bring back to your room? Cello
If I have a private instructor for my cello - can my family member come and sign me out for me to attend lessons?
I think my dad accidentally got on with his name my name is Collin Chen, Scott Chen is my dads name
Same, this computer lists my dad's name too
Yes, you can be signed out after classes for lessons if your schedule permits. Some students do virtual lessons and lessons can be acquired to take at IMSA.
No worries about your display names! ( :
If we play the piano, are we allowed to have it in our rooms, or do we have to go to the practice rooms if it is available there?
Would there happen to be part-time jobs offered to students? Once they are the legal working age.
The piano would not be kept in room
Do you have to pay to print paper or can you also bring your own printer for colored pages?
Are pianos available in the practice rooms?
Part-time jobs are not offered to students via IMSA as the academic and extra curricular commitments can be a lot. We will discuss more about jobs during the Q&A
Yes, pianos are available in the practice rooms
You do not need to pay to print.
Okay, Thank You!
Are we allowed to bring our own printers?
Yes, you can bring your own printer however, we have plenty of printers for students to utilize
when is friday fest?
If I take dance classes already, and if I wanted to continue online, can I take them from IMSA? They are typically 2-4 days a week, normally at night.
If the classes are online and your schedule permits you can certainly continue the activity while on campus at IMSA
when is friday fest?
do you have the same roommate for all 3 years?
Friday fest is typically once a month when we are on campus
You do not have to have the same roommate for all three years. Students can mutually request one another.
ok cool, thank you!
How many kids are in a wing?
How many students are in a wing?
18-24 students in a wing
Each hall has 4 wings
are chromebooks provided or will students need to bring their own device.
would i be able to bring and utilize my laptop
Laptops are required for all students attending IMSA. IMSA has a loaner program for students who don't have their own laptop.
Are you going to show what the rooms look like?
Cristobal Garcia Rodriguez
I can hardly wait to apply!!!!!!!!
While we will not be showing the halls today, this video on residential life at IMSA will show some highlights about the halls. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4igboAuVtk&t=25s
can you being in you own personal instruments like a flute
was it hard to adjust living without family?
Are there any updates on the promise program?
Yes, you can bring your own personal instrument to IMSA
Was it easy to make friends?
What if you have conflict with a person, who would you talk to?
How did you pick your roommate?
did you expect to get admitted into imsa ?
How did you prepare for the SAT?
What do I do if I'm super nervous about the SATS and Essays?
I saw the video on your YouTube channel with students talking about the racial injustice as well as gender inequality they encountered, the stories really sad and the students also said that the administrations didn’t handle these conflicts well. how often to you think students encounter these kind of situations?
If students know one another, they can mutually request one another. If not, students complete a survey about living preferences. Students should complete it honestly and it is used to pair students as best as possible.
What happens if a child gets sick?
what if they live hours away?
Does each room have its own bathroom? Or is there a main hall bathroom?
how was it like to write the essays?
Each room has a bathroom shared by the roommates.
What is an ideal SAT score for an 8th grader?
We see the questions regarding the essays and SAT. We will not be covering these type of questions today unfrpotuantely. We host a variety of events where we will go in depth about those items and student ambassadors will also participate. I encourage you to join us for the next information session "Applications Tips" or or next 2 Hour "Tour"
Can the students have Tylenol/Ibuprofen in their rooms or leave it w the RC?
Where would a student keep things like
Additional Opportunities are available here: https://www.imsa.edu/admissions/visit-imsa/
Jackie Salinas - email@example.com
Can prescribed medicine be kept within rooms?
JaRod Tobler - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you'd like to follow up with questions.
Would I be able to keep acne medicine in room?
are there situations that can lead to expulsion, detention, suspension
There are certainly a variety of violations that can cause you to be dismissed from the Academy
What types of furniture are included in the rooms?
Do the in-room desks support keyboards? as in keyboard shelfs
What times are students required to get up by?
when you order food what time to you have to order it by?
have there been any break-ins at imsa and what do we do in case of emergencies?
How much money can students have on them?
Are there vending machines?
There are vending machines
Are all employees and contracted vendor employees (Security or Maintenance, etc) background checked?
Can parents cook food for kids and can the kids keep it w them?
How much money a student carries with them is personal, but we don't encourage large quataties. There is an ATM on campus
Kids can keep homecooked meals and warm them in the commons.
can we bring rice cookers to the commons
Employees at the Academy do complete background checks
are your friends who don't go to IMSA allowed to stay over?
Rice cookers are okay in the commons
Is there a standup/comedy club?
can we bring coffee makers?
if you want to hang out with a friend and not with a whole group do the any staff members take you?
can we have mini fridges in our rooms?
Friends not attending IMSA can visit and stay overnight, but there is a protocol to follow to have visitors.
is there an outside yard that students can go to?
Mini fridges are okay in the room
There is plenty of outdoor space for students to space out and relax/use
is there a gym?
do you have a pool?
do we have phones in our rooms?
I do not believe there is a comedy club on campus, but we welcome new clubs/extra-curriculars to be created through the appropriate process.
Are we allowed to use our own phones in our rooms?
Coffee makers are okay in the hall commons
are there wardrobes in the rooms?
Thank you!! Great job!
thank you so much :)
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Thank you so much!
Thank you all for joining us this evening!
Thank you for your time!
Laxmi & Ravi