COLLEGE COUNSELING
College Counseling at the International School of Florence aims to enable students to make clear and informed post-secondary choices to match students’ profiles and goals.
- Advise and guide students in grades 10, 11 and 12 to make informed decisions about college/university choices
- Assist students and parents in exploring realistic college options
- Ensure students are aware of the college options around the world. UK, USA, Canada, Europe including Italy, France, Spain and the Netherlands (the most popular destinations)
- Provide clear college information in the school newsletter including college deadlines e.g. Oxbridge and Early Decision
- Coordinate all university/college applications including UCAS APPLY for the UK and Common Application for the USA
- Advise on Foundation Art courses and portfolio preparation in liaison with the art teacher
- Coordinate all college references for seniors and students leaving at the end of grade11
- Request IB predicted grades from IB teachers for UCAS and Common application
- Liaise closely with The IB Coordinator and all IB teachers for references and predicted grades
- Produce and check school transcripts for students
- Coordinate school visits & presentations from universities and colleges
- Advise on SAT and ACT registration and testing
- Supervise the annual PSAT test in October
- Provide college preparation workshops on personal statements and motivational letters
- Maintain and develop college /university information in a small browsing area
- Meet regularly with students and parents individually, at parents evenings & parent conference days
- Advise grade 10 students & parents on IB choices and attend IB choice meetings
- Update the School Profile and College Handbook
- Instruct IBO on seniors college choices for results to be sent
- Prepare students for mock interviews
- Compile the destinations for the website
- Be available during the week of IB results to help & advise as needed

 

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