The world is full of opportunities and very few students are aware of this. There is a plethora of professions one can take up. It is here that counselling and career guidance becomes very pertinent. The Counsellor helps them make the right choices and identify where their aptitudes and interests lie. Students of Grades X, XI and XII take a psychometric test and are then guided on the basis of the results obtained to make an informed decision about their choice of subjects/career.
Numerous representatives from Indian and foreign universities visit St. Thomas and hold discussions on:
Group information sessions, as well as individual advising sessions, are offered on a regular basis to discuss issues such as appropriate programme, university/college selection, scholarship research, making the transition from school to university/college, and related career planning.
- Parents’ Counselling: Career counselling sessions in schools provide clarity to both students and parents about numerous career choices available today.
- Resume, Statement of Purpose and Personal Essay Writing: Students are taught what Personal Essay Writing consists of and how it is important in the applications, which need to be submitted to college/universities for admission. Assistance is provided for filling up of Common Application Form.
- University Connections:University representatives help students to understand why one must choose a particular university. They guide them regarding opening windows, college alerts and requirements for entrance to a particular university.