Portland Tibetans Start Program to Prepare College-bound Students
Interview with Lobsang Dhondup Aukatsang, President, Northwest Tibetan Cultural Association (NWTCA), Portland, Oregon. NWTCA launched its college preparation session on Mother’s Day, May 14th this year, which was attended by over 150 local Tibetans, including many college-bound students and their parents. The Program was addressed by nine local Tibetan professionals including a medical doctor, a lawyer, a CPA and Computer Software Engineer. The session also had small group discussions and plenty of time for Q & A, Aukatsang said that such sessions will be convened in the fall with even more focus on specific issues such as college scholarship, major choices, etc.