Bedrock Invests In Our Students

Bedrock began from the belief that we could change the way Vietnamese students think and learn. Our strategy is long-term. It is not just about getting you into an institution of higher education, but also helping you to succeed in life.

Part of that success might include your goal to work in the United States after graduation. While Bedrock cannot change the H1B employment cap, what we do know is that STEM majors, by and large, receive the majority of Optional Practical Training jobs after graduation as well as go on to receive over 60% of work authorization visas in the United States. Bedrock prepares Vietnamese for the true rigors of academia which will result in more well-rounded students who can socialize, convey ideas and in effect be stronger applicants to internships and potential jobs.

How to make students more well rounded and give them a stronger base of knowledge than pure test-taking skills? We create the conditions for minds to grow.


Every student receives an Amazon Kindle

One of the ways students will increase their knowledge base is to: read, read and then read some more. Bedrock makes students read a lot. Over the course of their time at Bedrock, our goal is that every student reads more than 10,000 pages – or roughly 40 books. So we buy every student a Kindle and give them access to a library of thousands of books that are otherwise not available if you buy a Kindle individually.


Every student has access to our fellows to assist them with special projects

Past projects and endeavors we have invested time or space for student projects include:

  • An iPhone/Android application.

  • Hanoi Amsterdam’s S.O.S. Science Camp.

  • Professional motion picture productions, including a Netflix series shot in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh cities.

  • An automated plant watering and sunlight system.

  • Architectural model photography.