College and Careers
Career counselling helps students assess factors that influence their future such as educational attainment, personality, interests, values, aptitudes, work experience and parental expectations.
Numerous events take place through the year including Annual Careers, University and College Fair and seminar programme. There are Individual university presentations and attendance at external presentations in Chiang Mai. Please see more below.
Career planning can be daunting and challenging. Careers counseling helps students find answers to questions. Career counselling does not tell students what they should do. It is about working together and includes parents in the process.
Prem aims to provide each student up to date information and informed self-awareness that leads to high expectations of future achievements and provide an appropriate level of guidance, advice, advocacy and support. Please see more below.
A Note from the Careers and College Counsellor.
Career planning can be a daunting and challenging task for students and their parents; the Career and College Counsellor at Prem is there to help in this process and make it more manageable. I will help students to understand and examine the various factors that influence future career development and choices. These factors include things such as educational attainment, personality, interests, values, aptitudes, work experience and parental expectations.
Career counselling does not tell students what they should do, rather the counsellor is someone to talk to about thoughts, ideas, feelings, and concerns about career and educational choices. I am there to help students sort out, organise, and make sense of these thoughts and feelings. The process is a collaborative one as I work together with students and parents to provide personalised advice, guidance and support. It facilitates the process of students locating resources and sources of information and provides answers they have not been able to find themselves.
Support is provided through different means including 1:1 interviews, group sessions, psychometric tests and the opportunity to meet university and college admissions tutors. Ensuring up to date university, college and labour market information is available is the key to enabling students to make realistic, informed decisions for the future.
The careers and college office will communicate with universities, colleges and employers from around the world, advocate for students if required and arrange the necessary information, documentation, transcripts and recommendations to meet the needs of each individual student and institution.
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Careers and College Counselling Programme
- What field of study should I pursue and how could this affect my future career goals?
- How do I even decide what my career and college goals are?
- What if my career goals are different from what my family thinks they should be?
- Can I change my mind after making my course choices?
We aim to give each student the following:
- Up to date information and informed self-awareness that leads to high expectations of their future achievements
- To develop confidence and purpose in their decision making; through the ability of make realistic higher education destination choices and relate these to the first stages of future career planning
- To provide an appropriate level of guidance, advice, advocacy and support
- To ensure students develop a university or college portfolio during Grades 10 to 12
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Our aim is to help students become best informed about all their options and choices to enable them to make realistic choices for the future. Extra test requirements vary depending on country and institutions. We help clarify whether students need to provide
English proficiency test results such as IELTS or TOEFL depending on country of application. If SAT tests are required for USA applicants these are administered at school.
We are also a registered Cambridge Assessment Centre so students are able to sit examinations for specialist courses such as Medicine, Law or Oxbridge entry.
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Vision. Educating global citizens who strive for excellence, live sustainably, lead responsibly, celebrate diversity, and whose integrity champions a just and more peaceful world.
Mission. We are a community that challenges its members to act as compassionate, knowledgeable and principled global citizens: working together for a sustainable future and inspired by meaningful relationships, continuous learning and good thinking.
Prem Tinsulanonda International School | 234 Moo 3, Tambon Huay Sai, Amphur Mae Rim, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand | +66 (0) 53 301 500 | accredited by IB, OPEC, NEASC, ISAT, BSA, ONESQA, CIS
Prem Tinsulanonda International School | 234 Moo 3, Tambon Huay Sai, Amphur Mae Rim, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand | +66 (0) 53 301 500