College Admissions Abroad

College Admissions Abroad

College Admissions Abroad 2017

OVERSEAS ADMISSION

Out of 81 students in ISC, 60 have applied for admission to colleges overseas and the remaining 21 will be applying to Indian colleges.

All 22 students of IB have applied to colleges abroad.

Countries that the students have applied to are USA, UK, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Many have applied to two or more countries.

COUNTRIES ISC IB
USA 45 22
UK 26 6
CANADA 17 1
SINGAPORE 2 0
AUSTRALIA 1 0
HONGKONG 0 1

 

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

This year has seen a sharp rise in applications to overseas colleges. Our students have applied for competitive programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine, Psychology, International Relations, Economics, Business, Architecture, Art and Design.

USA:

This year almost 50% of the students applied Early Decision (ED) to USA. Total number of students who applied ED was 33 of which 14 were accepted.

The colleges where our students received their ED acceptances are:

Amherst College Babson College Brown UniversityCornell University Cornell University
Carnegie Mellon University Duke University Dartmouth University Mount Holyoke College
Northwestern University Tufts University Stanford University

 

Krish Desai, the 2016 gap year student was accepted to Yale University.

UK:

This year our UK applications have been very successful. King’s College and University of Warwick accepted all the students who applied.

Total number of students who applied to Oxford and Cambridge were 16 of which 6 made it to the interview round. Rayan Sud and Arpit Kalla got offers from Cambridge.

The UK colleges that the students got accepted are:

University of Bath Durham University Loughborough University University College of London
Bath Spa University University of Edinburgh Royal Holloway University of Warwick
University of Bristol University of Exeter University of Manchester University of York
Bournemouth University Imperial College London SOAS University of Southampton
Central St Martins Kings College London University of St Andrews University of Leicester
University of Cambridge

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

The students received various scholarships to study abroad. These are:

Next Gen Scholarship

The Next Gen Scholarship of $ 1,98,000 was awarded to Gyana Srivastava for Wheaton College.

Seemal Malpani and Mannan Mittal too received from Next Gen an amount of $20,000 each to study at University of Rochester.

Presidential Scholarship

Parshva Vakharia received the Presidential Scholarship of $1,68,000 from Tulane University.

Many of our art students were very successful in their applications and received scholarships from most of the colleges they applied to.

Nandini Kothari: SCAD – $52,000 ; Parson- $32,000; California College of Arts- $40,000; SAIC- $21,000; Massachusetts College of Art- $40,000 ; MICA- $20,000

Keya Shah: Parsons- $24,000; SAIC- $22,000; SCAD- $52,000; Massachusetts College of Art- $40,000

Aditi Sabavala: SAIC-$33,600; Parsons-$32,000

Rianna Desai: Pratt – $72,000; SAIC- $21,000

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Total number of AP courses offered by the school is 14 for which 125 students were enrolled and a total of 213 tests were taken in May 2016. 45% achieved a perfect score of 5, of the remaining 25% achieved a score of 4.

Total # of students 125
Total # of tests taken 213
# of courses offered 14
% achieved a score of 5 45
% achieved a score of 4 25
# of AP International Diploma 1
# of AP scholar w distinction 20
# of AP scholar w honors 10
# of AP scholar 8

 

Rayan Sud was awarded the AP International Diploma. This award is given to student who displays exceptional achievement across a variety of discipline and it certifies outstanding academic excellence with a global perspective. To qualify for this one must complete 5 or more AP courses with a score of 3 or more. Rayan completed 10 courses getting a perfect score of 5.

Complete list of overseas admission 2017

College Admissions Abroad 2016

Out of a batch of 98 students who appeared for their ISC Examinations this year (March 2016), 59 students applied to institutions of higher education overseas. 44 students applied to the United States of America, 16 to the United Kingdom (some overlapping with USA), 4 to Canada and 4 to Singapore. Our students’ efforts were well recognized and rewarded. College admission responses from colleges in the United States of America were exceptionally good.

we have an acceptance from California Institute of Technology. Our Head-boy Arjun Mirani and Head-girl Aakanksha Vora – both admitted to Harvard! Other admissions include- Yale, Columbia, Wharton (University of Pennsylvania), Cornell, Stanford, Northwestern, Swarthmore, Duke, Haverford, Carnegie Mellon University, Vassar and Babson among many others. Acceptances from the UK this year once again were commendable. We had students applying for Law and English (unconventional courses). Conditional offers from the London School of Economics and Political Science and University College of London to read Law (2 students), Mathematics (1) and English (1) Cambridge to read Mathematics. Imperial College to read Computing – Artificial Intelligence. Some of the other offers include Kings College (7), Durham (4), and The University of Warwick (11).

Financial assistance/ scholarships were offered by Rice University and University of Notre Dame offering $40,000/= per annum (Krish Desai); Brandeis University $29,500/= per annum (Yashaspriya Rathi), University of Minnesota $12,000/= per annum for Engineering ( Tejas Gokuldas). University of Waterloo, Canada has offered a 50% scholarship to Yashish for Bachelors in Mathematics.

College Admissions Abroad 2015

Out of a batch of 111 students who appeared for their ISC Examinations this year (March 2015), 65 students applied to institutions of higher education overseas. 57 students applied to the United States of America, 22 to the United Kingdom (some overlapping with USA), 4 to Canada and 3 to Singapore and 2 to Switzerland.

Acceptances from the UK were exceptional with offers from the London School of Economics & Political Science and from Cambridge to study Mathematics & Engineering.

  • Shail Desai received an unprecedented unconditional offer from Cambridge.
  • Sannidhi Joshipura has been awarded a scholarship of US$ 44000 to Wellesley.
  • Pravadh Singh has received a financial aid of US$ 57,000 to Swarthmore and US$ 52,000 to Tufts.
  • Amaesha Durazi has received 76,000 US$ to Vassar in New York and 65,000 US$ financial aid to Notre Dame.
  • Shamini Masruwala and Prachika Shetty received scholarships from SCAD.

Early Decision/Action offers of admission from colleges in the United States include- Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, Duke, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Emory, Babson, Barnard College.

Complete list of overseas admission 2015

College Admissions Abroad 2014

Ivy League Admissions 20%. 12 out of 65 applicants

Yale : Raghav Mehrotra and Arjun Kochhar

Brown: Mishaal Advani and Vidita Nevatia

Princeton: Abhimanyu Shah and Raghav Mehrotra

Dartmouth: Yohann Curmally and Sakshi Khanna

Cornell: Meghna Dasgupta and Keshav Iyer

Columbia: Devika Kapadia and Anish Gawande

Other US admissions:

Stanford: Hormazd Godrej and Raghav Mehrotra

MIT: Hormazd Godrej

Duke: Sakshi Khanna, Raghav Mehrotra and Mishaal Advani

Northwestern: Faheem Tapia, Keshav Iyer, Sakshi Khanna, Raghav Mehrotra, Vidita Nevatia and Parth Jhaveri.

Financial Aid/ Scholarships:

Anubhav Bhattacharya: Davidson – $40000/= pa

Saakshi and Suveer Daswani: Macalester- $35000/= pa

Shaun Mehta: Pratt $ 100000/=pa

Kunashni Parekh: is the recipient of The International Leader of Tomorrow Award (ILOT) from the University of British Columbia. She is the only person chosen from 400 applicants in India. It recognizes international undergraduate students who demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership skills, involvement in student affairs and community service, recognized achievement in fields of endeavor (the citation goes on and is truly impressive). This prestigious award is accompanied by a full scholarship which includes tuition plus living expenses.

UK: offers of admission:

Oxford : Siya Anand

Cambridge and London School of Economics and Political Science – Anish Gawande

Complete list of overseas admission 2014

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