College Admissions Abroad
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
Awards and Achievements
News and Announcements
Our Principal, Mrs. Meera Isaacs receives the Women Achievers Award from Maharashtra’s Chief Minister…Read more
Our students raised Rs. 22 lakh as relief fund for people affected in Kashmir…Read more