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College Counseling

A World of Opportunities

ISB's College Counseling Office offers individualized support and guidance to Upper School students and their families.

The College Counseling Office is a resource for every aspect of the college process, from helping to devise standardized testing strategies and discussing university and college options world-wide, to advising on research methodology and application processes around the world, or providing guidance on essay and personal statement writing,

Each year, more than 50 colleges and universities from around the globe visit ISB to meet with students. The School also arranges for students to attend various local college fairs and visit nearby colleges and universities.

ISB's College Counseling team brings unmatched experience in the unique combination of domestic and international college search experience and admissions processes. The student’s well-being is always at the core of our practice, and we are invested in the success of each student and their personal goals.

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Programs & Services

ISB is proud to offer a program with enough structure that students and families are clearly instructed about the process, expectations, and responsibilities, yet enough flexibility for students to explore their options in their journey towards self-sufficiency and young adulthood. The specialized care and attention honed by ISB's College Counseling team provides:

  • Expertise in higher education systems in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and parts of the Middle East and Asia.
  • Expert knowledge of the following systems:
    • Common Application
    • Coalition Application
    • UC application
    • UCAS (UK)
    • Studielink (Netherlands)
    • Parcoursup (France)
    • OUAC (Canada)
    • CAO (Ireland)
  • Hours of individual meeting and contact time; ability to coordinate multiple applications to multiple countries simultaneously
  • Excellently crafted personal narratives for applications and letters of recommendation
  • Bilingual counseling
  • Connections with admission officers and college counselors both in the U.S. and around the world
  • Specialization in art school applications and visual art portfolios
  • Specialization in conservatory applications and performing arts audition preparation

Grade-level Programming

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To Book Your Visit: 
CEEB Code: 220499
School Address: 45 Matignon Road, Cambridge, MA, 02140

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