College Admissions Abroad
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.
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.
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.
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|
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.
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
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.
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 $12,000/= per annum for Engineering ( Tejas Gokuldas). University of Waterloo, Canada has offered a 50% scholarship to Yashish for Bachelors in Mathematics.
Out of a batch of 111 students who appeared for their ISC Examinations this year (March 2015), 65 students applied to institutions of higher education overseas. 57 students applied to the United States of America, 22 to the United Kingdom (some overlapping with USA), 4 to Canada and 3 to Singapore and 2 to Switzerland.
Acceptances from the UK were exceptional with offers from the London School of Economics & Political Science and from Cambridge to study Mathematics & Engineering.
- Shail Desai received an unprecedented unconditional offer from Cambridge.
- Sannidhi Joshipura has been awarded a scholarship of US$ 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.
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
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