College Preparation

AISU offers comprehensive college preparation services to international students, including:

  • College preparation using the Naviance system for students in grades 6-12

  • Courses and workshops to prepare students in grade 9-12 for standard U.S. college admission tests (ACT, SAT, and TOEFL)

  • College tours and recruiting visits for students in grades 9-12

  • One-on-one college planning for students in grades 10-12

  • College essay workshops, one-on-one application assistance, registrar services, scholarship application assistance and much more for students in grade 12

AISU has dedicated staff members who make these programs possible and assist international students with additional college preparation needs. In addition to our full-time International College Advisor who provides consistent support on campus, AISU students receive assistance from special advisor and AISU Emeritus Provost, Dr. Douglas Braithwaite. Dr. Braithwaite has an MBA from Harvard Business School as well as a PhD from MIT, and he is the former Dean of Admissions for Harvard Business School.

Since our recent founding in 2014, AISU has already seen wonderful results in college placement and admissions! See below for a list of some of the universities and colleges that have admitted AISU students:

Stanford University

University of Pennsylvania

Brown University

University of California - Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB)
University of California - Irvine (UCI)

University of California – Davis (UC Davis)
University of California - San Diego (UCSD)

University of California - Santa Cruz (UCSC)

New York University

Berklee College of Music

Case Western Reserve University
University of Washington
Brigham Young University
University of Colorado - Boulder
Rutgers University

University of Massachusetts - Amherst
University of Massachusetts - Boston
Emmanuel College

University of Missouri - Columbia
University of Utah

Westminster College
University of San Francisco
Washington State University
Arizona State University

AISU also has an official partnership with Southern Utah University (SUU). This partnership allows AISU international students access to exclusive scholarships and guaranteed admissions to SUU.

• Students with a 3.5 GPA or higher will receive a 4-year, $8,500/year scholarship to SUU

• Students with a 3.25 GPA or higher will receive a 4-year, $6,000/year scholarship to SUU

• Students with a 3.0 GPA or higher will receive a 4-year, $3,000/year scholarship to SUU