University Advising Blog

Our expert University Advising Department works individually with students during their time at Aiglon to plan for what's next, apply to university and achieve excellence after graduation from Aiglon.

The team publishes regular blog posts and year group updates to help guide parents and students along the journey towards university acceptance. Our team's goal is to find the right fit for every student. Stay updated on their blog here in order to learn the latest about what they do, and how they can help.

Alumni Insights for our Students

As our Year 13 students begin their final year at Aiglon, they are inevitably inquisitive about what shape life will take after school. Do I want to go to university? Take a gap year? On which continent? At which university? What will I study? Should…

Posted on 09 September, 2022 in School, Alumni, University Advising

Universities Support Gap Years

Many parents become nervous when their children ask for a break in their studies before university. However, according to Ffiona Rees, the Deputy Director of Admissions at the University of California, Los Angeles, “universities are very familiar with…

Posted on 22 June, 2022 in School, Mind, University Advising

University Admissions Data

I always feel like somebody’s watching me. And I have no privacy. These lyrics were ahead of their time when Somebody’s Watching Me was released in 1984. In modern society we know we are often being watched: by security cameras that surround us, by…

Posted on 06 May, 2022 in School, Mind, University Advising

Application Writing

Shh! I have a secret to share. Today I am a university advisor who stresses writing application essays early so they can go through multiple drafts and be perfected by the deadline. However, young Ms. Downing did not embody this philosophy. In her…

Posted on 22 April, 2022 in School, Mind, University Advising

The Summer Experience

Let’s revisit some important advice for staying busy in the summer. Alongside Aiglon’s belief in developing a balanced mind, body and spirit, universities are in search of academically qualified and personally balanced applicants.In order to develop…

Posted on 29 March, 2022 in School, Mind, University Advising

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