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Johanna Fishbein
Head of University Advising

Johanna joined UWCSEA in 2014 from the International School of Brussels where she was the Head of College and Careers Counseling. Previously at Barnard College, she was Director of Pre-College Programs and Coordinator of International Recruitment. She began teaching in NYC public schools, and is Past President of the International Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC).

Don't Take it Personally

When students enter the IB Diploma programme and begin thinking ahead to life beyond UWCSEA, students (and their families) have some big decisions to consider. Universities around the world have very different admissions processes; some are very straightforward, like Australia, where students are admitted based on their IB Diploma points, and some are very complex, like the US, where a holistic admissions process is utilized.


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