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Pre-College Programs

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Personal-Sessions Application Admission Schedule (PAAS)

Pre-College Programs

Holiday Planning Session (India and International)

Holiday Planning Session (India and International)

Contact Us: +91 8130130013 | counselor@universityconnection.in

A fiercely competitive world of university applications awaits high school students. One way to create a notice-worthy profile and get a headstart is to attend a Summer/Winter School or Pre-College Program. And what better time to start than during your vacations? This session will include a one-on-one meeting with a Student Success Mentor who will guide you on how to effectively plan your summer or winter vacation. You’ll receive personalized suggestions and a roadmap to follow, ensuring you make the most of your break. This is a discussion call necessary to clarify various aspects and dilemmas. Some questions that it might answer include the following:
  1. What are the specific dates, duration, and location of the summer and winter school programs?
  2. What courses, activities, and facilities will be available to me?
  3. Who will be responsible for teaching, supervision, and support services during the programs?
  4. What are the criteria and process for participant selection and application?
  5. What are the fees, including accommodation and meals, and are there any financial aid options?
  6. Is it really important for my Profile?
  7. How can I apply?
By the end of this call, you will have a clear understanding of the importance of the Summer/Winter school both Indian and international, the choice of program, budget, tentative dates, application requirements, and much more.

Summer School Application-Admission Schedule (SAAS) India

Summer School Application-Admission Schedule (SAAS) India

Contact Us: +91 8130130013 | counselor@universityconnection.in

A fiercely competitive world of university applications awaits high school students. One way to create a notice-worthy profile and get a headstart is to attend a Summer/Winter School or Pre-College Program. And what better time to start than during your vacations? University Connection’s SAAS-India covers facilitation for 4-6 summer/winter school options in India and is recognized as a step-by-step process that can help students meet their College planning targets, connect with peers from diverse backgrounds, and allow them to build confidence and social skills. The SAAS-India schedule for our students includes but is not limited to:  
  • Selecting and shortlisting courses for India summer/winter or pre-college programs,  considering the choice of program, ranking, location, budget, dates, residence-based program, or virtual
  • Followed by resume enhancement, timeline management, lor guidance, essay guidance, interview preparation, and monitoring/tracking the submitted applications 
Finally, submit a scholarship application (if available) and voila, you have many Offer Letters!

Summer School Application-Admission Schedule (SAAS) International

Summer School Application-Admission Schedule (SAAS) International

Contact Us: +91 8130130013 | counselor@universityconnection.in

A fiercely competitive world of university applications awaits high school students. One way to create a notice-worthy profile and get a headstart is to attend a Summer/Winter School or Pre-College Program.  University Connection’s SAAS-International covers facilitation for 4-10 summer/winter school options in India and is recognized as a step-by-step process that can help students meet their College planning targets, connect with peers from diverse backgrounds, and allow them to build confidence and social skills. The SAAS-International schedule for our students includes but is not limited to:  
  • Selecting and shortlisting courses for international summer/winter or pre-college programs, considering the choice of program, ranking, location, budget, dates, residence-based program, or virtual
  • Followed by resume enhancement, timeline management, lor guidance, essay guidance, interview preparation, and monitoring/tracking the submitted applications 
Finally, submitting scholarship application (if available) and voila, you have many Offer Letters!

Boarders Application-Admission Schedule (BAAS)

Boarders Application-Admission Schedule (BAAS)

Contact Us: +91 8130130013 | counselor@universityconnection.in

BAAS is an objective-wise approach for boarding school student. It focuses on mentoring and guidance which is best completed during vacations, ensuring that the student is on the right track toward college preparedness.  We understand that every boarding school has its calendar and may allow/disallow phone or email usage. We have dealt with most of them and can assure you that we will stay flexible with our sessions throughout the year or schedule them closely one after the other when the student is available during their vacation.   BAAS is ideal for students in grades 9-11. Typically, there are 10 objectives that we focus on but are not limited to. These objectives include:
  • Complete SWOT assessment
  • Cognitive, Behavioural & Personal Development
  • Resume Assessment and Profile Audit 
  • Summer School Applications (India/International)
  • Internship Planning and Connection
  • Country Awareness Workshops 
  • Personal Project Initiation and Framework for Success 
  • External Exam Prep via our Test Prep Partners
  • Scholarship Planning and Understanding College Planning Budgets 
  • Skill and Knowledge Building Pathways
  • Subject/Course Selection in Higher Grades
  • Finally, prepare a long list for College Applications and a Timeline to follow (only in grade 11) 

Personal-Sessions Application Admission Schedule (PAAS)

Personal-Sessions Application Admission Schedule (PAAS)

Contact Us: +91 8130130013 | counselor@universityconnection.in

Personal-Sessions Application Admission Schedule (PAAS) is a session-wise approach to student mentoring and guidance ensuring that the student is on the right track toward college preparedness.  You have the flexibility to spread these sessions throughout the year, once every two months, or schedule them closely one after the other. As long as you’re in school, the sessions never expire!  5 personal sessions between the student (Grades 9 & 10) and the expert mentor focus on (but are not limited to): 
  • Subject/Course Selection in higher grades 
  • Cognitive, Behavioural & Personal Development 
  • Skill Building opportunities in research and critical thinking to aid in college preparedness.
  • Passion Projects discussion
  • Well-researched recommendations for books, podcasts, movies, and summer schools curated specially for your child
  Previously, you would have paid for five counseling sessions. With PAAS, these sessions are at a discounted rate of 30%. 

Complete Application-Admission Schedule (CAAS) – High-Schooler (Grade 8, 9 and 10)

Complete Application-Admission Schedule (CAAS) – High-Schooler (Grade 8, 9 and 10)

Contact Us: +91 8130130013 | counselor@universityconnection.in

Applying to colleges is a long and complex task that requires extensive planning and preparation. That’s why our comprehensive counseling starts years and months before the actual application process, as we work on a milestone-based approach that focuses on skills, knowledge, profile-strengthening, knowledge and skill enhancement, activities outreach, and more. 
  • Best time to get in touch for college planning – Grade 8 / Grade 9 
  • The optimum time to get in touch for college planning – Grade 10 
  • You must get in touch for college planning if you are in – Grade 11 / Grade 12
The milestones in this journey are comprehensive and designed to ensure holistic development. It starts with assigning a dedicated Student Success Mentor, a SWOT Analysis to identify strengths and strategies, and an aptitude analysis.  We work on your Key skills such as communication, critical thinking, and research while helping you profile building activities. You’ll engage in subject research workshops to explore new-age careers and country-specific college research workshops.  We introduce opportunities to attend summer schools in India/international, and provide a thorough understanding of scholarships. You’ll plan a meaningful long-term social impact project, engage in community volunteer work at partner NGOs, and explore internships for practical experience. The journey culminates in building a vision map for your future, ensuring you are well-prepared for the next steps in your academic and personal development. It is extensive and deep involvement between the student and mentor spread over an annual engagement.

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