beginning of content:

Register Now

Program Schedule

Monday, August 19, 8 a.m.–Thursday, August 22, 4 p.m.  

Counselors will attend sessions on a wide range of topics, experience a mock admissions activity, and join networking events. Faculty includes the U.S. and international higher education leaders and seasoned counselors.

Note: ALL sessions will be conducted in English.


Institute Facilities

The Summer Institute will be held at the NYU Shanghai campus in Pudong. Participants will experience the campus’s state-of-the-art learning space, including the classrooms, auditorium, library, colloquium venue, and dining facilities.

NYU Shanghai
1555 Century Ave.
Pudong, Shanghai, China 200122


Institute Topics

  • Best practices in international school counseling
  • Higher education perspectives on applications
  • Holistic admission review process
  • Counseling management tools
  • School profiles and transcripts
  • College essays and letters of recommendation
  • Budgeting fundamentals
  • Financial aid for U.S. study for non-U.S. citizens
  • Concept of "right fit" in admission
  • Obtaining a U.S. student visa
  • Standardized testing in admission


Resident Faculty

Faculty includes U.S. and international higher education leaders and experienced international school counselors.  More information coming soon.


Institute Registration

Registration is currently open. Begin Registration Now

Note: All registrations are subject to review and pending availability.

Registration Deadline Registration Fee* (USD)

April 26, 2019

May 31, 2019 $1,280


*Registration fee includes four breakfasts, four lunches, evening reception, and materials.

For more details about the Institute, and to register, please visit the Event Registration site.



For questions, please email: [email protected].


Return to main page.