Tran Minh Thuan (2001) is currently a 12th grade student at Concordia International High School, Hanoi. This friend has just got an excellent scholarship to study 10 of the largest universities in the US with a total value of over 28 billion yuan – $ 1.3 million.
List of schools that agreed to award scholarships to Minh Thuan include: Stanford, Princeton, Dartmouth, Duke, Vanderbilt, University of Washington at St. Louis, Davidson College, Colgate, Trinity, and Yale-Nus. Thuan received it Duke University scholarship of $ 338,000 (more than $ 7.8 billion) from a Karsh scholarship of $ 21,000 (more than $ 487 million) for research; Cornelius Vanderbilt scholarship of $ 204,000 (over 4.7 million VND) from Vanderbilt University; John M. Belk's $ 284,000 scholarship (over $ 6.6 billion) from Davidson College; International Honors $ 104,000 Scholarships (Over RSD 2.4 Billion) from Trinity University; scholarship Colgate University is worth $ 188,000 (about $ 4,4 billion).
To win this tremendous scholarship, Minh Thuan spent many years in order to embellish his profile. ACTION: Apply for Thuan ACT: 35/36, TOEFL 117/120; SAT 2 Math 800/800; SAT 2 Chemistry 770/800.
In addition, he also passed well in his high school, which had the highest overall score of GPA, and was a member of the Honorary Student Council at Concordia.
Thuan is the former president of the International High School Mathematical Club Concordia. In 10th and 11th grade, this friend won the International Mathematics Award from the Canadian Waterloo University, reaching 25 top candidates in the world.
As far as extracurricular achievements are concerned, Thuan is a co-founder of the International Concordia International Hanoi conference – an international research workshop for high school students in Hanoi. It is an organization that promotes high school students to learn and create knowledge for the world.
Currently, Thuan is the head of the SANSE Communications Department – a non-governmental organization that sells Ban Lien Tea (Lao Cai) in Hanoi to use the interest to help class 9 students in Ban Lien at the Bac Ha High School.
The extraordinary activities that Thuan has devoted most of the enthusiasm today are the Vietnamese Youth Cooperation Organization – VYCO. Thanks to this organization, Thuan learned a lot of soft skills and passed fire and youthful power to other young people.
Tran Minh Thuan (2001) received a scholarship to study 10 of the largest universities in the US with a total value of more than 28 billion yuan – USD 1.3 million
The dream of studying abroad comes from the death of cousins of lead and lives out of water
Prior to the beginning of high school, Minh Thuan was able to attend a summer camp at Stanford University (USA) and began to enjoy the learning environment with many international friends. Thuan has discovered that in places where many cultures are mixed, there are many students and students from around the world who will help me learn a lot and decide to prepare documents for studying abroad.
Thuan wrote in his essay that he had a close relative in his hometown of Binh Dinhu, and his uncle recently died of lead poisoning and living from his daily water. Thuan also found that the current living environment is increasingly polluted, which greatly affects life. And Thuan is determined to continue with the ecological industry in combination with economic studies to help improve the environment.
When he went to drink coffee in the cafe, he was very upset with the use of plastic straps or plastic products. Thuan often wears wooden straps to replace plastic straps. When he buys, Thuo is not afraid to take his bag to restrict the release of additional plastic bags.
Thuan participates in the organization called Keep Hanoi Clean, every morning of the week the group members will carry garbage bags from all over the parks and residential areas to pick up garbage and then put them on the edge of the lipstick. school for transportation.
Every day, Thuan is still passionately exploring the best method of purifying water to provide a clean and hygienic source of water. In 2018, Thuan participated in the Hanoi's water and rivers' research – the concentration of mercury and lead in the country at the Hanoi University of Technology in the summer months.
I hope that I can contribute more to the preservation of the environment
Parents do not study at the University so Thuan tries to learn the best to fulfill his unfinished dream
Minh Thuan has a very useful motto for many young people today to report as "Word hard, play hard". When you study, work will always work hard, but never force you to press. I personally have to create my own relaxing pleasures. For example, a stressful week passes when you are on weekends instead of staying at home, you can go to watch movies, go to coffee, take photos to renew your energy.
At school, Thuan is passionate in extracurricular activities, especially in artistic activities. He is a member of Concordie Choir; he sang in the Binh Minh Jazz Club, played the ukulele and even composed music.
Minh Thuan was very passionate about photography, but he just loved to record for others and was pretty shy in camera
Thuan attended the AMIS International Honors Choir – the festival for the best singers currently studying at international schools. He also starred in many school shows such as Sherlock Holmes or Romeo.
In order to balance life perfectly, the family is an extremely important platform for Thuan. In the past, Thuan's parents did not study at the university, so he always tried to learn how to help their parents to fill their unfinished dream.
Thuan said: "Parents do not have a college degree, but they are still able to create value for life, do a lot of things, so I have a good education, I care for everything, I need better."
In August, Thuan will travel to study of statistical science and environmental studies at Stanford University or Princeton University.
Thuan shares, despite studying abroad, who lives for many years abroad, will continue to return to Vietnam: "My great dream is to use data science to create an ecological company that can make new water filters with nano-carbon molecules."