The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket Education
The Phuket News Arts | Community | Culture | Dining | Education | Phuket Entertainment | Environment | Health | People | Technology | Travel | World Entertainment XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

The complicated business of university admissions requires careful navigation

Private university admission counselling companies used to be found only in the wealthy suburbs of the United States.


The Phuket News

Sunday 10 September 2017, 10:00AM


They can now be found everywhere. Unfortunately, many of these supposed “experts” aren’t really experts at all. Bad advice can hurt a student’s chances of admission and affect their future. Buyer beware!

The British International School, Phuket, like most other well-established international schools, employs professionals with a deep knowledge of what it takes to choose, apply and be admitted to universities all over the world.

True experts in helping students gain admissions to universities participate in admission conferences, have professional memberships in international university admission associations and relationships with admission officers all over the world.

At BISP, for example, the university counsellors are frequent speakers and attendees at international admission conferences. They have also received international awards from their peers for their service to the international counselling community.

Not every student is able to attend a school with an expert in university admissions. In that case, sometimes a private consultant can be of assistance. If you are considering hiring a private consultant, be certain you are working with someone who is accredited.

The highest level credential is that of Certified Educational Planner (CEP). The person should also be a current member of the International Association for College Admission Counselling.

Beginning university is the next step in a process that began as far back as kindergarten. While university counsellors offer advice on selecting universities that provide a great fit and assist with the actual applications, no application will be successful if planning only begins in the final year of high school.

Success is the culmination of many years of quality education. To help your child find university success, make sure that beginning in primary school, they are getting the best education possible.

Also, take a look at the success of the graduates. A high quality school should make it easy to find out where their students go after graduation.

If your child is attending a great school with experts in university admissions, work with them. If your school doesn’t have one and you are considering hiring a private individual, make sure you practice due diligence.

In addition to wasting a lot of money, the wrong advisor could actually hurt, rather than help, your child’s chances of university admission.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

Be the first to comment.

The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Phuket campaign targets Patong hotels for illegal wastewater discharge

Hotels and locals which illegal discharge wastewater are very shortsighted and cut in their own flesh and should take responsibility for their action,...(Read More)


Nai Thon residents call for action over untreated wastewater

It is going to take a long time before the residents, tourists see the beach to return to its original condition It is all about tea money, kick back...(Read More)


Phuket campaign targets Patong hotels for illegal wastewater discharge

Total farce, and like all previous water testing exercises, this will yield nothing. All this does is show just how incapable Patong officials are in ...(Read More)


PLTO approves Phuket Smart Bus for operation, service to begin Feb 28

Glad that brand new buses driven by professional drivers met the tough scrutiny of PLTO (cough, cough). I look forward to seeing a new, fresh and des...(Read More)


All About Buddhism: Buddhism to go

This guy sounds like another “enlightened” farang beg-packer cum English teacher. Absolutely ridiculous. “When a young man first conceives t...(Read More)


Phuket Int’l Airport responds to air-con complaint

One last reason that tourists can't wait to get on a plane and leave this place. It is a shame that tourists first and last impressions of Phuket...(Read More)


Anuphas Vividhkarn’s withdrawal leaves Phuket without Honda dealers

What an appalling attitude! "Asked specifically about Honda upholding its warranties for new vehicle owners, Mr Montawee said plainly, “If i...(Read More)


Phuket officials confirm new medical certificates required for driving licences

Difficult to comprehend just how Phuket wants well heeled tourists going by the masses of cheap Charlie budget Chinese & Russians flooding the isl...(Read More)


PLTO approves Phuket Smart Bus for operation, service to begin Feb 28

Wonderful news - good luck to this business - I am so excited to be able to use it. ...(Read More)


Anuphas Vividhkarn’s withdrawal leaves Phuket without Honda dealers

A great example of why monopolies don’t work and why competition is essential. I wonder what will happen to Ford and Mazda showrooms also owned by A...(Read More)

The Phuket News
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2018 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.