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University and College Counseling

University and College Counseling

Key Objectives
  • 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

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Evidence of Success

Outstanding Results

University Day at TASIS

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. 

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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.

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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…

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Myth vs reality

Find out the facts about common misconceptions regarding course selection, curriculum, and university and college admissions.

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“They helped me understand which universities I wanted to apply to the most, opening my eyes to a multitude of options.”

“Starting with a class trip to the Netherlands and the UK to visit a number of interesting university prospects, they provided invaluable guidance in course selection, the application process, and securing promising college offers.”

“The college counselors told me it was possible to aim high without much hesitation when I first thought certain institutions were out of reach, and I appreciate that they helped me realize what opportunities were attainable for me.”

“They offered vital information regarding the strengths and teaching styles of universities, which allowed me to understand where I would feel most comfortable at.”

“The aid that I was given by the College Counseling team was simply priceless, as the counselors targeted advice really helped me in my decision-making.”

“The TASIS College Counseling Office took great care to get to know me on a personal level, not just as another statistic.”

“In particular, I received great help from Mr. Stickley in writing the personal statement and would not have gotten into Cambridge without him.”

“They were a great help in finding schools that would suit me because I had no idea.”

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