University Guidance

With 100% of B.D. Somani graduates attending colleges and universities worldwide, great care and attention are given to supporting students throughout their career selection and university application processes.

The College Guidance team has decades of experience and stays abreast of the latest developments and best practices in school counselling and university admissions. Our counsellors work closely with High School families, either individually or in groups, to help cultivate a sense of empowerment, independence, and direction toward students’ chosen futures. The department also publishes a bimonthly newsletter, “The High School Advisor”, which provides timely information aimed at demystifying the exciting careers selection and university application processes.

Student support services provided by the University Guidance Office include…

  • Group and individual sessions
  • Career mapping using psychometric assessments
  • Mock interviewing
  • Interactive workshops on a variety of topics
  • Presentations by university admissions representatives
  • Onsite administration of the SAT and other college entrance exams
  • Career workshops/fairs
  • A bimonthly newsletter
  • Support with profile building
  • Gap year planning

Team

Consultant in the school’s Higher Education Counselling Department.

Dr Rick is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and has worked at international schools in Norway and Belgium

Dr Rick Cameron

Joined B.D.Somani International School in 2020

Master of Applied Psychology, Garhwal University
Bachelor of Education, Annamalai University
Diploma in Guidance and Counselling, NCERT
Diploma in Global Career Counselling, IE University, Spain
Certificate in Career Guidance Counseling, UCLA Ext., USA
Green belt in Career Guidance from Univariety

Manju Sharma

Joined B.D.Somani International School in 2020

Diploma in Global Career Counselling, IE University Spain
Graduate in Hospitality Management, IHM PUSA University
Certified in Career Guidance, UCLA extn
Green belt in Career Guidance, Univariety

Meenakshi Mattoo

Joined B.D. Somani in 2016

Bachelor of Computer Science, University of Mumbai
Certificate Program in Career & College counselling, IC3 institute

Aarva Ghadially

University Guidance Timeline

College Matriculation List
2019-2021

  • INDIA 
  • Ashoka University
  • FLAME University
  • Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship (ISME)
  • KREA University University of Mumbai
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
  • OP Jindal Global University
  • REST OF ASIA
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Gulf Medical University, UAE
  • LaSalle College of the Arts in Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National University of Singapore
  • AUSTRALIA
  • University of Sydney
  • University of New South Wales
  • RMIT University
  • Monash University
  • CANADA
  • Carleton University
  • Concordia University
  • Emily Carr University of Art & Design
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • OCAD University
  • Ryerson University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Western Ontario
  • York University
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • Babson College
  • Bentley University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • California College of the Arts
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Colby College
  • Drexel University
  • Emory University
  • Fordham University
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Georgetown University
  • Haverford College
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lehigh University
  • Macalester College
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Pennsylvania State University – University Park
  • Pratt Institute; Purdue University
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Skidmore College
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Stony Brook University (SUNY)
  • SUNY Binghamton University
  • Syracuse University
  • The New School
  • Tufts University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbour
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Vassar College
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wesleyan University
  • Yale University
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Aston University
  • Brunel University, London
  • Cardiff University
  • City, University of London
  • Coventry University
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • King’s College London
  • Kingston University
  • London College of Communication
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Loughborough University
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • SOAS University of London
  • St George’s, University of London
  • University College London
  • University of Bath
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Buckingham
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Southampton
  • University of St. Andrews
  • University of Surrey
  • UWE Bristol
  • University of Warwick
  • University of Westminster
  • University of York
  • REST OF EUROPE
  • ESCP Business School
  • American University of Paris
  • Jacobs University, Bremen
  • Queen’s University, Belfast
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
  • Trinity College
  • Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Maastricht University
  • University of Amsterdam
  • IE University
  • Les Roches
  • University College, Groningen

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