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Where Do TASIS Students Go To College?

Any student graduating from TASIS has earned, at a minimum, a standard US-accredited High School Diploma and can expect to gain admission to quality universities, particularly in the United States. Students who are driven to find a home at one of the world’s most selective universities can do so by pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma (as 41 of the 102 students in the Class of 2022 did) or by taking a number of Advanced Placement courses and scoring highly on the corresponding exams. Students may further bolster their candidacy by performing well on standardized tests, writing excellent personal statements, securing strong reference letters, and exhibiting an impressive commitment to some combination of the arts, athletics, local and global service, and leadership positions on or off campus.

In short, there are many paths to success at TASIS. Below we examine the roads traveled by a number of recent graduates.

Alexia Dochnal ’22

Alexia Dochnal ’22 (Poland) will seek a degree in Comparative Literature at Yale University, where she was admitted early and invited to join the Directed Studies program, a special academic program for first-year students that she was hand-picked for due to her “truly exceptional academic record and broad intellectual interests.” 

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Accomplished Leader and Athlete Lands at NYU

2021 Michael Ulku-Steiner Leadership Award recipient and Athlete of the Year Zhan Sarsenov ’21 (Kazakhstan) will study Civil Engineering at New York University after also considering offers from Boston University, Fordham University, Chapman University, Loyola Marymount University, King’s College London, SOAS University of London, Queen Mary University of London, and Royal Holloway.

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AP Standout Moves on to USC

Filippo de Cristofaro (Brazil/Italy) '20, an AP Scholar with Distinction, plans to study Finance at University of Southern California, selecting the outstanding private research university over University of Miami, University of South Florida, University of San Diego, Boston University, and Fordham University.

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Gifted Scholar Chooses Yale

Aurelia Dochnal '19 (Poland) will pursue a joint Bachelor's and Master's Degree in East Asian Studies at Yale University after a remarkable five years at TASIS that also led to offers from University of Oxford, Stanford University, Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Cornell University, and Williams College.

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H. Miller Crist Award Winner To Study International Economics and Management at Bocconi

Aida Loggiodice '17 (Venezuela) will pursue a Bachelor of Science in International Economics and Management at Bocconi University. She selected the excellent business school over University of Virginia, University of Edinburgh, University of Exeter, University of Surrey, and Tilburg University.

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AP Standout Lands a Spot at UCLA

Only a spot on the waitlist at the University of California, Berkeley, prevented Jonathan Xie '16 (United States) from going a perfect 10-10 on his applications. Following three excellent years at TASIS, the trilingual scholar has decided to study Political Science or Economics at the excellent University of California, Los Angeles.

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