At BIS, all students can have access to different kinds of globally recognized standard tests so as to keep track on their academic level based on global standards.
On Oct 14th, G10 and G11 students at BIS took part in the PSAT exam on campus. The PSAT is a great primer for the SAT, and even the ACT. More than 3.4 million high school students (mostly juniors and sophomores) take this multiple-choice test every year. We look forward to great results from the students!
BIS – officially authorized Testing Center of PSAT/ SAT
BIS is officially authorized by College Board as a testing center for PSAT and SAT. All our enrolled students are qualified to take PSAT and SAT test on campus.
Including PSAT, our students also have access to the following major globally recognized standard tests:
For IBDP students, DP scores is one of the most important elements when applying for colleges. In the past academic year, our DP graduates got an average of 37 points in DP exams.
G10 students can get to know their academic performances before they going into DP period via IGCSE tests, in addition to IB evaluations.
The Preliminary SAT is a standardized test for Grade 8-11 students, which gives an accurate reflection on a student’s academic performance before actually attending SAT.
SAT is mainly for students from Grade 11-12 and also excellent students from Grade 10. All students registered in BIS are able to attend SAT exams, which is one of the most acknowledged assessment when applying for colleges all around the world.
MAP, or the Measure of Academic Progress, is a computerized adaptive test which helps teachers and parents improve learning for all students and make informed decisions to promote a child’s academic growth.
Virtual U.S. University Fair
For Secondary school students who are already or going to start preparing their college applications process, in addition to these standard tests, they also have a lot of opportunities to meet with admission officers from universities all around the world. This way, they can get first-hand information on the schools they are interested and get to know better about the college application process.
On October 15th, we held a virtual college fair with admission officers from 9 universities from the U.S. Though travelling between countries remains difficult currently, we keep the high-quality communication under way. Via Zoom, over 50 students were connected simultaneously with the admission officers, who gave their speeches from the U.S. on the brief introductions of their schools. Students also get their questions answered in efficient way of communication.
Our College Counselors are busy preparing similar fair of colleges from U.K. and other areas of the world. Through meeting with these college admission officers, students are sure to have more relating knowledge about both the schools and the application process.