Director of University and College Counselor
University and College Counseling
- To support and assist each student through the university/college search, application, and decision-making processes
- To serve as the strongest possible advocate for each student throughout this process
- To educate students about the primacy of their own responsibility in this process
- To develop and foster personal and positive relationships with college and university admissions officers
- To ensure that information sent to college and university admissions offices is accurate, complete, and timely
Led by the TASIS College Counseling Department, 26 students in grade 11 had the opportunity to visit a wide range of universities and explore London during the Academic Travel session in late February. Ilana Uribe Zuluaga ’24 chronicled the experience.
Spearheaded by the College Counseling Office, TASIS was delighted to welcome admissions representatives from 54 schools to campus for a robust university fair on the afternoon of September 26. Learn about the very successful event.
With help from an outstanding faculty and first-rate College Counseling Office, all TASIS students who plan to attend university have successfully found a new home for next year. Learn which schools they’ve been accepted to.
As part of their ongoing efforts to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of university admissions, TASIS College Counselors Conor Fritz and Kirk Mitchell recently visited universities in London, Cambridge, and Paris. They are pleased to share their findings with the TASIS community.
The TASIS college counselors have created a helpful glossary to aid students and their families as they move through the university application process.
Susanna Campbell '23 sat down with new Director of University and College Counseling Ms. Johanna Fishbein, who brings a great deal of experience and enthusiasm to TASIS and strives to empower all students to take control of their own college planning process.
Wexler Brodie ’24 interviewed College Counselor Conor Fritz, who was the Associate Dean of Admission at Claremont McKenna College prior to coming to TASIS in the fall of 2021, to learn what lessons he can share with students as they approach the college admissions process.
The TASIS College Counseling Office was honored to host admissions representatives from New York University, London School of Economics, University of St Andrews, and University of Leiden on May 30 for a “University Day” that consisted of a variety of informative programming designed primarily for grade 11 students as they prepare to enter the most important stage of the college admissions process.
Student writer Joy Mack '21 discusses the lessons she's learned while moving through the college admissions process.
TASIS students have received acceptance letters from 425 schools in 20 different nations over the past five years. We examine how the School's first-rate College Counseling Office has helped make this happen.
How it Happens
The integrated TASIS program
The comprehensive, four-year TASIS College Counseling program begins as soon as a student enters high school, and each year is characterized by a particular theme: Awareness in grade nine, Discovery in grade 10, Directions in grade 11, and Decisions in grade 12.
The TASIS Advantage
The college counselors at TASIS are always looking for ways to improve their practice and forge new connections, so each year they carve out time to attend professional development conferences, visit colleges around the world, and host informational forums on campus. Through the years they’ve built…