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University and Academic Advising

We know the university application process is both a challenging and exciting experience, and requires immense preparation. While formal university guidance officially begins in Grade 11, our advising team begins the process in Grade 9 with regular academic and career guidance. As an international school, we are well aware of the varying needs of students applying to different countries and are able to ensure their university preparation is best suited to their individual goals.

In addition to one-to-one guidance sessions with counselors, students have access to numerous college-planning resources. FIS hosts visits from universities around the world.

We are proud of the destinations our graduates choose, which include some of the top universities and colleges in North America, Great Britain, mainland Europe, Japan, and Korea.

Please see our School Profile for a list of our students' university acceptances.

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Academic Advising by Grade Level

Testing Dates & University Visits

FIS is an official testing site for the PSAT, SAT, PreACT, ACT and SSAT, and also hosts a dozens of college and university visits each year. See the calendar below for upcoming test dates and college visits.

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Contact Our University Advisors

FIS High School Counselors
Zina Sawabini (Grade 9-10)
Jessica Angelidis (Grades 11-12)
Anna Boyd (Grades 11-12)
Christopher Wilcox (Grades 11-12)
Ji Young Yoo (Korean Counselor)