What Do Colleges Really Look for When It Comes to Service?

Raise your hand if you are a high school student who has completed “service hours” in the recent past. Did…

14 Oct 2020


Why boarding is the best preparation for university

There’s a lot to be said for experience being the best way to learn, but when it comes to waving…

06 Feb 2020


A Holistic Sixth Form Experience

As the competition for university places around the world increases, the importance of considering what a Sixth Form can offer…

26 Nov 2019


How to Navigate the College application Process

Before their final exams began, the HS junior class gathered to hear 13 seniors talk about their experiences applying to…

10 Oct 2019


Taking the (Mental) Leap: A Checklist for University

Around the world students are preparing to take the big leap out of the nest and into university. During this…

05 Jun 2019


International Students’ Guide to Packing for University

Along with graduating seniors across Beijing, Year 13 students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) are preparing…

09 May 2019

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