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
A stellar 42 points on his IB Diploma Programme® assessment helped Giorgio Cardani (Italy) '20 secure offers from ETH Zurich, University of Zurich, University College London (UCL), Polytechnic University of Milan, University of Bath, and University of Edinburgh.
A new longitudinal study published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute concludes that increased instructional time in social studies and history is associated with improved reading ability, underscoring the ideas put forth by Professor E.D. Hirsch—the inspiration behind the TASIS Elementary School's Core Knowledge Curriculum Series—more than three decades ago.
Learn about the exhaustive process that led to this important achievement and review the commendations listed in the Team Evaluation Report compiled by representatives from CIS and NEASC following their virtual visit in November.
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…