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University Visits

4 September 12:40 – 1:20 PM
Santa Clara University, USA. The university offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees through its six colleges, the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and Counseling Psychology, Leavey School of Business, School of Engineering, Jesuit School of Theology, and School of Law.

5 September 12:40 – 1:20 PM
Mount Holyoke College and College of the Holy Cross, USA. Mount Holyoke College offers 50 departmental and interdepartmental majors, including the option to design a special major. Mount Holyoke’s membership in the Five College Consortium allows students to enroll in courses at nearby Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

College of the Holy Cross offers 28 majors mainly focused on a liberal arts curriculum, each of which leads to the completion of the Bachelors of Arts degree. The top five majors were economics, English, psychology, political science, and sociology. Holy Cross also offers multidisciplinary concentrations, pre-professional programs, and the option to create a major or minor through the Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies. Holy Cross students who apply to medical school have a 91% acceptance rate and for law school a 91% acceptance rate.

6 September 12:40 – 1:20 PM
City University of Honk Kong. CityU has five colleges and four schools: The College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, and the School of Creative Media, School of Data Science, School of Energy and Environment and School of Law. As of 2019, CityU ranks 15th in Asia by THE, 4th in young universities, and 55th internationally by QS.

These talks will be held in the Humanities 6, El Nido Building.


Information Session

Kindly register on the link below  if you wish  to attend the  University of Pennsylvania Info Session  on  Monday      16 September from 6.00 – 7.30pm in International School Manila, Fine Arts Theater.




The Preliminary SAT (PSAT) is a standardised test that provides first hand practice for the SAT, which is a mandatory entrance exam for a lot of highly selective universities and colleges in the USA and Asia. The PSAT takes place once a year and will be administered on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at BSM. Deadline of submission of intent, Wednesday, 6 September 2019.

Fee: USD $25.00

A detailed letter was sent out to all Year 9-11 parents with a registration slip last 06 June 2019. Early registration is highly recommended.



The SAT is a selection of optional external tests that many colleges in the USA require for admission consideration. Please speak with us about the suitability of this exam set before you sign up.

On the day of the SAT: be early, by 7:30 am, for the SAT and bring:

  • Admission ticker which you print from your SAT registration console.
  • Your school ID, which will be used to properly identify you as the test taker.
  • Two number 2 pencils.
  • Calculator and/or backup calculator.

BSM Higher Education Website  to access to information about the HE process at BSM

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