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Only 6.5% of orthopedic surgeons in the US are women, and this Concordia alumna is now one of them

Through a thorough academic program, a whole child philosophy, and a welcoming environment for both families and students, Concordia International School helps the members of our school find success in life.  Read More

Why Concordia Invests Heavily in Co-Curricular Activities

Having access to a stellar co-curricular program should be an essential component of your childrens’ education. Not only do co-curriculars provide many short term benefits such as improved self confidence, perseverance, etc, they often have lasting effects that your children will experience throughout their lives. Read More

How Concordia's Counselors Ensure Students Are On The Best Path To Get Into Their Uni of Choice

Choosing the right avenue for post-secondary education can be a major source of anxiety in your children’s lives. There are so many factors that go into making such a monumental decision, counselors and advisors are an excellent option to provide your children with high school college counseling they need. Read More

Concordia College Counsellor Helps Secure Student Spot at Harvard

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What Does "Best Fit University" Mean And Why Is Your Choice Important to Lifelong Success

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Road to College: A Creative in Her Own Write

For this week’s Road to College, we hear from a student whose passion for the written word has been a mainstay throughout her high school career and the driving force behind her best-fit college choice.  Read More

Road to College: STEM, Satire and Squats

In this Road to College installment, we hear from a student with eclectic interests. With preoccupations that range from conducting his own scientific research and writing computer programs to thinking up literary puns and weightlifting, it's a good thing his college of choice has so many options to fit his wide-ranging passions. Read More

Road to College: A Sustainable Impact

This week our Road to College series continues with a student who has shown a proclivity for helping others improve all aspects of their well-being. Through an active involvement in social sciences courses, a well-rounded array of co-curricular activities and a passion project focusing on sustainable success, this student has truly come to embody what it means to be an active global citizen.  Read More

Road to College: Connecting Communities, Changing the World

For this week’s Road to College, we meet a student who has a passion for connecting with others to bring about positive change in the world, and her best-fit college choice reflects this spirit of connection and community building. Read More

Road to College: Driven by Passion(s)

One aspect of choosing a best-fit college is to find a school that lets students merge their educational goals with their passions. But what does this look like for a student with a diverse list of passions and interests? Read More

Road to College: Diving Deep into Marine Science

College acceptances for the class of 2021 are still steadily rolling in, so we thought it would be nice to hear from some of our seniors about their current acceptances and what they plan to study when they finally get to their best-fit schools.  Read More

How to Make the Most of a Virtual College Tour

College visits allow students to gain perspective on the type of environment that would best suit their academic and personal interests. However, with many countries still reeling from the COVID pandemic, in-person school tours have become difficult, if not impossible.  Read More

What You Need to Know about Applying to College During COVID

As a result of the COVID pandemic, high school seniors are facing an unprecedented college application season. The landscape of universities around the world has changed, as well as the plans of many high school graduates and their families.  Well laid plans of two years ago have perhaps been thrown into question in light of current circumstances, leaving families to ask themselves where their students should apply to university?  Is it safe? ... Read More

IB vs AP, discover which is better for college admissions
Do colleges prefer AP or IB: Which one is good for college admission acceptance

Choosing between taking the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) courses can be a difficult decision for many families. For the amount of time and effort your children will be required to invest in them, you want to make sure they achieve the end result they desire by gaining admission to their best-fit university. Read More

Julian Chow, a Concordia alumnus, thanks his time in AP as it greatly prepared him to become a lawyer.
Requirements to Be Lawyer: Should Your Children Take IB or AP?

Parents only want the best for their children, and part of that is making sure they choose a career path that will lead them to a happy and successful life. To help accomplish this goal, it’s the hope for many parents that their children will pursue a career as a lawyer.  Read More

College Counselors Helps a student Through the College Application Process
How College Counselors Help Your Children Through the College Application Process

We know how important choosing the best-fit college or university is for your children and their future. That’s why at Concordia Shanghai, we make sure to provide them with the resources they need to thrive during this notoriously stressful time of their lives. Read More

American admissions officers looking through university applications.
What Marks do American Universities Look at on a Student Application?

Applying to a university abroad can be a challenging and exciting process.  Read More

Concordia students working together on a project
Characteristics of a College Student: What Qualities are Valued by American Admissions Officers?

In today's competitive university landscape, it often takes more than just excellent exam results for a student to get into their best-fit university.  Read More