For Grade 10...

Students in the Senior School should start thinking about an action plan for the future. While there are many things to consider when planning for the future, here are some suggestions to get you started:

  • Make an appointment to see Ms. Sasaki to create a Career Cruising portfolio if you have not done so already.
  • Talk to your parents and your academic advisor about your career interests.
  • Consider whether you are interested in going to school in the USA. If so, begin planning for the SAT by visiting www.collegeboard.com and consider taking an SAT or ACT prep course.
  • Begin researching careers online and in the Guidance Centre.
  • Get out in the community and volunteer in areas that interest you.

For Grade 11...

Students in the Senior School should start thinking about an action plan for the future. While there are many things to consider when planning for the future, here are some suggestions to get you started:

  • Review your Career Cruising portfolio or meet with Ms. Sasaki to create one if you have not already done so. Retake the test and see if things have changed!
  • Dream up a “long list” of schools that interest you.
  • Visit the Guidance Centre and peruse the viewbooks and calendars.
  • Make an appointment with Ms. Sasaki to discuss your goals.
  • If you are interested in going to school in the USA, sign up to write the PSAT’s in the fall. You can also see Ms. Sasaki to sign up for an SAT prep course.
  • Talk to your parents, relatives and other people you admire about their careers and the steps they took to get there.
  • Go online and do virtual tours of universities that appeal to you.
  • International students should prepare to write the TOEFL or EILTS test.
  • Explore the university rankings and university profiles in the MacLean’s magazines located in the Guidance Centre.

For Grade 12

Students in the Senior School should start thinking about an action plan for the future. While there are many things to consider when planning for the future, here are some suggestions to get you started:

  • Create a short list of schools that you are interested in attending.
  • Attend prep groups which begin in the fall.
  • Spend time in the Guidance Centre lounge reading through the various magazines, viewbooks and university calendars.
  • Visit the Guidance Center frequently for information on upcoming university visits and scholarship opportunities
  • Make an appointment with Ms. Sasaki if you would like to talk one-on-one about your career and post-secondary options.
  • Arrange to visit schools that you are interested in attending.
  • If you are applying to USA schools, prepare to write the SAT and/or ACT in the fall. For more information on the SAT, visit
  • International students should look at the requirements for the schools they are interested in and write the TOEFL or EILTS test.
  • Remember to review your Career Cruising portfolio, and explore the “Education and Training” section to learn more about different programmes at universities and colleges across the country.
  • Enjoy the process and don’t get overwhelmed!
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33 King's-Edgehill Lane
Windsor, Nova Scotia
B0N 2T0 Canada
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King's-Edgehill School is a coeducational boarding and day school for grades 6 through 12, located in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.