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Are you interested in living in China for a week while gaining skills necessary for college and the work force?

 Below is some information regarding the program.  Visit THE WEBSITE for more detailed information.  

Applications are due October 15, 2015. Apply online at

Download our informational flyer for more information and to forward to anyone who may be interested in the program.


In the following email, you will learn more about:
The student profile
What students can expect to gain from the program
New test scores being accepted with the application (for those who haven't taken the TOEFL)
Overview of seminar topics
How to register for an online information session (for residents in China)



YYGS-Beijing Students Will Have:

• Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

• An excellent academic record

• Demonstrated leadership potential

• Desire and ability to work cooperatively with peers

• Curiosity and interest in global issues, peoples, and cultures

• High standard of personal and professional conduct


What Students Can Expect to Gain:

We are cultivating the next generation of global leaders. Through an immersive, first-of-its-kind program on-site at the Yale Center Beijing, students receive:

• One-of-a-kind insight into the American college application process

• The chance to engage in a Q&A discussion with current college students in a panel setting

• Friendships with peers and Yale student instructors from around the world

• Enhanced preparation for intensive pre-collegiate programs, such as YYGS in New Haven

• A new perspective on their goals and college majors

• Exposure to the vibrant city of Beijing


NEW Standardized Tests Accepted!

Haven’t taken the TOEFL? No problem! YYGS-Beijing now accepts two additional tests of English-language proficiency for admission: IELTS and PTE. Both still have open test dates in China and around the world prior to the October 15 application deadline. More information is available on our updated Eligibility page. 


NEW Seminar Topics Announced!

Essential to the YYGS-Beijing program is the opportunity for students to engage with world-renowned Yale faculty and graduate students in small seminars of their choosing. Topics currently include:

• History

• Economics

• Public Health

• Innovation and Entrepreneurship

• International Relations

• Environment

• Applied Science

• More topics to be added in the coming weeks!


Interested But Need More Information? 

If you live in China, you may participate in our live interactive webinar on September 17 at 8:00 PM CST by registering through the following link: The webinar will be limited to 100 participants so if you would like to participate, please register as early as possible. The deadline to register is September 16.