Our counselling program guides and assists students throughout the university application process, beginning in Year 9 and continuing throughout Year 13.
International School of Bucharest guides students to develop their positive experiences at ISB to gain admissions into universities worldwide. Applying to universities is an exciting and revealing experience which enables you a chance to look at who you are, what you value, and what you might want to do with your life. ISB Career Counselling Service helps guide, support, and counsel students and parents as you research schools, make choices, select and visit universities, complete applications, and enrol on the university.
Our counselling program guides and assists students throughout the university application process, beginning in Year 9 and continuing throughout Year 13. The program includes
The ISB Career Counselling Service exists to guide and help with our students’ career pathways from secondary education to top universities worldwide.
During PSHE lessons, KS3 students use a range of activities to discover their strengths and interests to develop a positive self-image that provides the foundation for optimistic pathway planning.
In the second term in Year 9, we provide our students with guidance and assistance to make their IGCSE option selections considering their future career options using the data provided by the career guidance test.
In the first semester of year 11, our students are expected to select their IB options. Our career counselors will organize meetings with students and their parents before students choose their IB options. Students will also take a career guidance test to help them identify their strengths and areas for development, including the best career areas for which the students are a fit.
Our Year 12 students will have their final career test, which will enable them to create a university shortlist they should apply to, considering their academic results, skillsets, IGCSE scores and personal preferences.
In Year 13, our career counselor will meet students and their parents more frequently and support all our students applying to universities. From how to create an account for the application platforms to writing personal statement sessions, our counselor will be proactive in each stage of the university applications.
We will continue organizing online and on-campus university fairs for our year 11-12-13 students. There will also be opportunities to visit universities in Europe, the USA and the UK. We will also introduce our internship programme to sixth-form students in the second semester.