English Speaking Countries

Our SIS advisers provide support and assistance for students seeking higher education in Canada, the UK or in the USA. A wide range of resources, informational meetings and application assistance is offered to help our students find the best possible undergraduate degree programmes abroad. 

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Timeline for preparing an application to universities

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Canadian Universities

SIS Contact Betty Lau-Vanchet   Cynthia Kaiser Stephanie Daly
Fall Term Families attend workshop : Matinée Post-bac: how to begin planning for post-bac studies.

Option : PREVIEW profiling

Families attend workshop : Matinée Post-bac: how to begin planning for post-bac studies. 

Option : PREVIEW profiling. 

Option : SAT/ACT diagnostic with Bespoke

Families attend workshop : Matinée Post-bac: how to begin planning for post-bac studies.

Option : PREVIEW profiling

Spring Term   • Decide whether you will take the SAT or ACT and begin studying and/or taking classes with Bespoke
• Attend meeting: "On Track for the USA".
Fall Term

Matinée Post-bac UK : Researching Universities and Choosing the Right Courses in the UK 


Matinée Post-bac US & Canada : Presentation with A+ College Coaching about researching American universities and information from Bespoke. 

Option : take PSAT

Matinée Post-bac US & Canada : Presentation about studying in Canada
Winter/Spring : Terms Visit universities : Taster Course Programmes & Open Days

• Take the SAT or ACT

• Compile preliminary list of colleges

February/March Selection of Oxbridge Candidates  SIS ‘Cambridge group’ and some OIB pupils may need to take the Toefl SIS ‘Cambridge group’ may need to take the Toefl
May Register for UCAS Advising • Register for USA Applications Support
• Meeting with our US College Coordinator.
Register for Canadian Applications Support
May Workshop for registered students : Writing the Personal Statement 

• Workshop : writing essays for US college applications.

• Begin essays, write brag sheet, transcribe transcripts from 3e to 1ere and check for financial aid deadlines. 

September/October Students assigned an adviser to help with Personal Statement, choice of courses and universities, and collect teachers’ comments for reference

• Individual meeting with SIS college coordinator,

• Collect teacher recommendations and comments as needed.

• Continue completing Common App or other applications to colleges and apply for scholarships.

• Early Action or Early Decision application deadlines

October/November Early October Deadline for all Oxbridge, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences Applications

• Retake the SAT or ACT

• Take SAT 2 / Subject tests 

Workshop for registered students : The Application Process for Canadian Universities
December Internal Deadline for all applications through UCAS Internal DEADLINE for application Internal Deadline for applications
April/May Offers made by universities Replies from universities end of March and in April Replies from universities
July Possible negotiations on offers following final Bac results

Submit final report and/or Bac results for advance credit.

Submit certified transcripts to university

Par : C.Dray le 19/06/2019

Agenda Post Bac


8 octobre 

18h30 : University of St Andrews & College of William and Mary  

10 octobre

17h15 : Applying to Canadian Universities workshop  (Terminales)

18h : London Universities - World Class Study

13 octobre 10h-13h 

Matinée Preview Post-bac pour les Secondes

24 novembre 10h-13h

Matinée Post-bac USA et Canada pour les Premières 

01 décembre  

10h-12h Matinée Post-bac UK et Allemagne pour les Premières 

11h Preview Profiling - Secondes

05 décembre 17h

International Bachelors at 4 EU Institutions
University of Surrey UK presentation

20 décembre 17h-20h

Forum des Anciens

Semaine du 14 janvier

Preview and Centigrade handover interviews

15 avril 17h15

On Track for the USA - Premières

13 mai 17h15

Writing the Personal Statement for UCAS - Premières

On Track for the USA - Secondes

3 juin 17h

Writing College Essays for US Applications - Premières


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