Counselling: First Step towards Higher Education goals.

We took stock of all the important sessions we had at Continental Leap in 2019 and we realized that of the many aspects of our services, selecting a field of study for a student is an area where most of the students and their parents flounder.
Read an incident, which we have generalized from the many that occurred at Continental Leap, and our analysis.

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Planning Formative Years of Young Minds

A child’s early years are thought to be the most formative ones, when their inquisitiveness and curiosity are at its best. The best route to explore and guide them should be by planning their formative years fruitfully by starting as early as grade 6th on wards, which will lead to building their profile in best possible way. It’s very important to understand that any activity which the child will pursue will demand lots of time and planning and so it’s essential to consult an expert for it.

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Applying to Universities Abroad: How to select?

Selecting universities to apply to for undergraduate or graduate courses is a daunting task. Simply going by the rank of the universities given by the US NEWS, Times Higher Education, World Report or any other agency is not the right approach. All these institutes use their own parameters and methodology to give ranking hence it cannot be used as ranking for ‘you’.

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Mind the Gap Year

After twelve years of schooling, when it is time to apply for university/college, there are many students who are unsure of their interests and aptitude. Some are simply overwhelmed by the rigor of high school and want to take a break. For such students ‘GAP year’ seems very exciting. However exciting and fun it may seem, it is essential to have certain set of expectations from your gap year so that it can be utilized in a constructive way.

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SAT or ACT?

We are often asked this question by students and parents. In India, test scores are very important since admissions for undergraduate programs completely depend on them. However in the U.S, test scores though important are not the sole deciding factor for admissions.

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