Welcome to ISR’s University and Career Counseling (UCC)!
We are here to assist you as you plan your path to university and beyond. The university application process is both challenging and exciting, and requires good preparation.
Beginning in grade 8 and continuing through grade 12, we provide students with careful guidance on course selection and academic performance.
In Career Counseling, we
- Offer interest surveys and personality testing
- Assist in course selection geared toward a future career
- Show students how to research careers online and through books and magazines from the ISR library
- Encourage students to gain work experience and assist them with their applications for internships
In University Counseling, we
- Help students find out what qualifications are needed for their intended course of study and to get into universities worldwide
- Teach students how to choose a course of study and find the right university for them. Factors like location, university rankings, entry requirements, tuition fees, and application deadlines, application strategies and the application cycle are considered.
- Teach students how to write personal statements and college essays in special workshops
- Help students understand German university requirements for IB students
Advising and planning intensify in grades 11 and 12, when students receive personal guidance from counselors at all stages of the university process:
- Internships and work experience
- Summer courses and programs
- Personality tests
- SAT, ACT, and other assessments
- Career research
- University essays and personal statements
- Teacher and counselor letters of recommendation
- Mock interviews
- University and college visits
- Preparing and submitting university applications and tracking offers
University and career counseling is carried out in group sessions and individual meetings.
For parents and students from grades 8–12, we hold evening information sessions. Individual appointments can be requested by students and/or parents through either Mr. Capé or Ms. Wacker.
We are proud of the varied destinations our graduates choose, which include top universities in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia.
Please feel free to contact us anytime. We are here to help!
The following is a list of universities and colleges that have accepted ISR students from 2010–2018:
(status June, 2018)
University names which are printed in bold letters are part of the Times Higher Education Ranking Top 200 worldwide. Universities that have a * after their name are part of the prestigious UK Russell Group. These British universities have a reputation for excellence in their research and teaching.