Seniors Have 86 Offers from 64 Colleges and Universities!

posted Apr 24, 2012, 8:30 AM by williams@alumni.isd.sn   [ updated May 1, 2012, 8:49 AM ]

Wow!!  ISD Seniors have already received 86+ offers of admissions from 64 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Middle East, and Europe, and some Seniors are still awaiting the date when admission decisions will be announced.  A partial list of the more recent offers follows, with more to come very soon (I promise!).  Please see previous posts to the Jag Journal on February 8 and 20 for the lists of earlier offers.

 

Leslie Ayuk-Takor:  Leslie, a very active member of the senior class and president of the student council, is a native of Cameroon and has attended ISD since 2002.  Leslie has received additional offers from Columbia University, Duke University, and Boston College, bringing her total to 5 so far. 

Columbia is a private 4-year university in New York City with an acceptance rate of less than 10%.  Columbia enrolls almost 6000 undergraduates including ~600 international students.  Most popular majors include Biology, Engineering, History, and the Social Sciences.  

Duke is a private 4-year university affiliated with the United Methodist Church and accepts less than 20% of applicants.  Duke enrolls almost 8000 undergraduates including 500 international students.  The most popular majors include Biology, Engineering, Psychology, and Social Sciences. 

Boston College is a private 4-year college affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and admits 30% of applicants.  BC’s 9000+ undergrads include 300 international students.  Most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Social Sciences, Communications/Journalism, Psychology, English, and History. 

 

Hassan Camara:  Hassan has received 4 more offers of admission, from Drexel University, University of Tampa, American University of Paris, and Pace University. 

Drexel University is a private 5-year university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 13,000 degree-seeking undergraduates.  Founded in 1891, Drexel is unique in that most undergrad degrees require up to 18 months work experience within the 5-year program.  The most popular majors at Drexel are Business & Marketing, Computer / Information Sciences, Engineering, and Health Sciences. 

The University of Tampa is a private 4-year university and liberal arts college in Tampa, Florida.  Founded in 1931, UT has 5500 undergrads with approximately 500 international students.  Business/Marketing and Communications/Journalism are among the most popular majors along with Biology, Health Sciences, Psychology, and Social Sciences. 

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is one of the oldest American institutions of higher learning in Europe.  AUP enrolls 935 students (743 undergraduate and 192 graduate students) representing around 100 nationalities.  The more popular majors include International Finance, International Economics, Art History, Psychology, and International and Comparative Politics.  Pace is a private4-year university with a residential campus in New York City. 

Founded in 1906, Pace currently enrolls over 7400 undergraduates including 400 international students.  The most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Communications/Journalism, Computer/Information Sciences, Health Sciences, and Psychology. 

 

El Hadj Chitou:  El Hadj has been offered admission by the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida.  Born in Cameroon and of Senegalese nationality, El Hadj has attended ISD since grade 7.  He has applied to several other institutions and is still awaiting those decisions before making a final choice. 

The University of Tampa is a private 4-year university and liberal arts college in Tampa, Florida.  Founded in 1931, UT has 5500 undergrads with approximately 500 international students.  Business/Marketing and Communications/Journalism are among the most popular majors along with Biology, Health Sciences, Psychology, and Social Sciences. 

 

Gil De Medeiros:  Gil has received 3 more offers of admission from American University of Paris, Trent University, and Pace University. 

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is one of the oldest American institutions of higher learning in Europe.  AUP enrolls 935 students (743 undergraduate and 192 graduate students) representing around 100 nationalities.  The more popular majors include International Finance, International Economics, Art History, Psychology, and International and Comparative Politics. 

Pace is a private 4-year university with a residential campus in New York City.  Founded in 1906, Pace currently enrolls over 7400 undergraduates including 400 international students.  The most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Communications/Journalism, Computer/Information Sciences, Health Sciences, and Psychology. 

Trent University is located in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.  Trent’s enrollment includes 6,137 full-time students including 550 international students representing approximately 100 countries.  Trent boasts that 95 percent of Trent students are employed six months after graduation; graduates with majors in chemistry, biochemistry, physics and biology experienced 100 percent employment rates.

 

Solange Djossa:  Solange has received another offer, this one from University of British Columbia.  Founded in 1915, UBC is a public 4-year university in Vancouver, Canada.  With 2 major campuses, 18 faculties, 14 schools, and 3 colleges, UBC enrolls 29,000 undergraduate students.  Undergraduate students are encouraged to engage in research projects supported by the annual Undergraduate Research Conference.  Many special study options are available including combined Undergrad/Graduate degrees, Cooperative Education, and Study Abroad.  A wide variety of majors are offered that range from Architecture to Computer Science, Psychology, Engineering, and Business. 

 

Denzel Faulkner:  Denzel has received offers from Cornell University, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, and University of Rochester.  An ISD student since 2007, Denzel is of American nationality.  He has tentatively chosen Cornell as the school he will attend. 

Cornell is a private 4-year university in Ithaca, New York.  Founded in 1865, Cornell is the youngest member of the Ivy League.  With an acceptance rate of 19%, Cornell enrolls 14,000 undergraduates including 1100 international students.  Most popular majors include Engineering/Engineering Technologies, Agriculture, Biology, and Business.            

A private 4-year university founded in 1824, Rensselaer is America’s oldest technological research university, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences, information technology and web science, architecture, management, and the humanities, arts, and social sciences.  RPI enrolls 6000 undergraduates including 180 international students.  Most popular majors include Engineering, Business/Marketing, Biology, and Computer Information Sciences, with over 50% of the students majoring in Engineering/Engineering Technologies. 

Georgia Tech is a 4-year public university in Atlanta, Georgia.   Founded in 1885, Tech enrolls 13,000 undergraduates including 800 international students.  The most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Computer/Information Sciences, and Engineering/Engineering Technologies (57% of students major in Engineering). 

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities is a public 4-year university founded in 1851 and enrolling 30,000 undergraduates (1500 international).  Biology, Engineering, Social Sciences, and Business are among the most popular majors. 

RIT is a private 4-year university in New York.   Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 13,000 undergrads (1400 international) on 4 campuses.  Engineering, Computer Sciences, and Visual/Performing Arts are among the most popular majors. 

The University of Rochester is a private 4-year university founded in 1850 and enrolling 5000+ undergrads (400+ international).  Biology, Social Sciences, Psychology, Health Science, and Engineering are among the most popular majors. 

 

Madalena Ferreira:  Madalena has received another offer of admission from John Cabot University in Rome, Italy.  She has other applications pending and has not yet made a decision.  John Cabot is a private 4-year university in with a strong American liberal arts orientation and a largely international student population.  The 750 undergraduate students represent over 50 countries and study majors that include Business Administration, Economics, International Affairs, Art History, and Humanistic Studies.  Internships with prestigious private or international firms in Rome are common for undergraduates.

 

Jewel Freeman:  Jewel has received 2 more offers, from Berklee College of Music and Bowie State University.

 Berklee is a private 4-year music college in Boston, Massachusetts.  Founded in 1945, Berklee enrolls 3500+ undergraduate students (700+ international).  Internationally known for its music programs, Berklee admission is based partially on musical training, experience, and auditions.  61% of students major in the visual/performing arts, with Business/Marketing and Engineering also among the most popular majors. 

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is a 4-year public university in Bowie, Maryland.  Most popular majors among BSU’s 4200+ undergraduates (50 international) include Business/Marketing, Communications Technology, Education, Psychology, and Social Sciences. 

 

Khoudia Gadio:  Khoudia has received a 3rd and 4th offer of admission, these from Drexel University and Goucher College. 

Drexel University is a private 5-year university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 13,000 degree-seeking undergraduates.  Founded in 1891, Drexel is unique in that most undergrad degrees require up to 18 months work experience within the 5-year program.  The most popular majors at Drexel are Business & Marketing, Computer / Information Sciences, Engineering, and Health Sciences.  Goucher is a private 4-year liberal arts college in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Founded in 1885, Goucher is unique in that its 1500 undergrads (15+ international) are required to study abroad as part of their degree.  The most popular majors include Visual/Performing arts, Psychology, Social Sciences, and Communications/Journalism. 

 

Ishaq Geier:  Shaka has received 8 more offers from Brown University, Cornell University, Boston College, Macalester College, Kenyon College, Grinell College, Carleton College, and Emerson College.   

                Founded in 1764, Brown University is a private 4-year university and liberal arts college in Providence, Rhode Island.  A member of the Ivy League, Brown enrolls 6000+ undergraduates (550 international) and admits only 11% of applicants.  Most popular majors include Social Sciences, Biology, and Physical Sciences.             

Cornell is a private 4-year university in Ithaca, New York.  Founded in 1865, Cornell is the youngest member of the Ivy League.  With an acceptance rate of 19%, Cornell enrolls 14,000 undergraduates including 1100 international students.  Most popular majors include Engineering/Engineering Technologies, Agriculture, Biology, and Business. 

Boston College is a private 4-year college affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and admits 30% of applicants.  BC’s 9000+ undergrads include 300 international students.  Most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Social Sciences, Communications/Journalism, Psychology, English, and History.

Macalester is a private 4-year liberal arts college located in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Macalester was founded in 1874 and enrolls 1900+ undergraduates (225+ international).  Social Sciences, Foreign Language, Biology, English, Psychology, and Visual/Performing Arts are the most popular majors. 

Kenyon, located in Gambier, Ohio, is also a private 4-year liberal arts college.  Founded in 1824, Kenyon enrolls 1600+ undergraduates (600+ international).  Special study options include partnerships with Rensselaer Polytechnic, Duke, Washington University, and Boston University.  Popular majors include Biology, English, History, Psychology, Social Sciences, and Visual/Performing Arts. 

Founded in 1864, Grinnell is a private 4-year liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa.  1600+ undergraduates are enrolled at Grinnell including 175 international students.  Most popular majors include Social Sciences, Biology, Foreign Language, Physical Sciences, History, Mathematics, and Psychology. 

Located in Northfield, Minnesota, Carleton College is a private 4-year liberal arts college with 2000 undergraduates (140 international).  Founded in 1866, Carleton’s most popular majors include Social Science, Biology, Physical Science, Psychology, and Visual/Performing Arts.

Founded in 1880 in Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson College is a private 4-year college of communication and the arts.  Emerson enrolls 3500 undergraduates including 100+ international students.  Among the most popular majors are Visual/Performing Arts, Communications/Journalism, Business/Marketing, and English. 

               

Tara Harte:  Tara has been offered admission at Lewis & Clark College and Washington State University.  Tara has attended ISD in grades 11 and 12.  A citizen of the United States, Tara was born in Paris. 

                Founded in 1867, Lewis & Clark is a private 4-year liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon with 1900+ undergraduate students (120 international).   Lewis & Clark offers a wide variety of Special Study Options such as a combined Bachelors/Graduate degree, New York Semester, Study Abroad, and a 3-2 engineering program with Columbia University and University of Southern California. 

                Washington State, founded in 1890, is a public 4-year university in Pullman, Washington.  With 21,000+ undergraduates (650 international), WSU offers a wide variety of majors, Special Study Options, and a very competitive Honors College.  Most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Journalism/Communications, Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and Psychology. 

 

Ryan Hope:  Ryan has received another offer of admission from the University of Arizona, his first choice and the school he will attend.  A public 4-year university, UA was founded in 1885 and is located in Tucson, Arizona.  Enrolling 30,000+ undergraduates (900 international), UA offers an extensive list of majors and Special Study Options.  Most popular majors include Biology, Business/Marketing, Communications/Journalism, Engineering, Education, Psychology, and Social Sciences. 

 

Ali Kamaleddine:  Ali has received another offer, this one from American University of Beirut.  A private 4-year university, AUB enrolls 6250 undergraduates, most from the Arab World.  AUB offers a variety of Special Study Options including internships, Study Abroad, and liberal arts/career combinations.  Most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Engineering, Social Science, Biology, and Agriculture. 

 

Nithin Kumar:  Nithin has been offered admission by the Rochester Institute of Technology.  An Indian citizen, Nithin has attended ISD all 4 years of high school.  He plans to major in Engineering, possibly Computer or Mechanical Engineering.  RIT is a private 4-year university in New York.   Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 13,000 undergrads (1400 international) on 4 campuses.  Special Study Options include a Washington Semester, double major, study abroad, and combined Bachelor/Graduate degrees.  Engineering, Computer Sciences, and Visual/Performing Arts are among the most popular majors. 


Davide Lodi:  Davide has received another offer of admission, this from the University of British Columbia.  Founded in 1915, UBC is a public 4-year university in Vancouver, Canada.  With 2 major campuses, 18 faculties, 14 schools, and 3 colleges, UBC enrolls 29,000 undergraduate students.  Undergraduate students are encouraged to engage in research projects supported by the annual Undergraduate Research Conference.  Many special study options are available including combined Undergrad/Graduate degrees, Cooperative Education, and Study Abroad.  A wide variety of majors are offered that range from Architecture to Computer Science, Psychology, Engineering, and Business. 


Sabrina Ludovic De Lys:  Sabrina has been offered admission at DePauw University and St. John's University. 

    Founded in 1837, DePauw is located in Greencastle, Indiana.  A private 4-year music and liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, DePauw enrolls 2400 undergrads.  Most popular majors include Social Sciences, Biology, and Communications/Journalism.  St. John's University is a private 4-year university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and located in Queens, New York. 

    Founded in 1870, SJU enrolls over 12,000 undergraduate (600 international).  Business/Marketing, Health Sciences, Communications/Journalism, and Legal Studies are among the most popular majors.


Kadijah Ndoye:  Kadijah has received four more offers, from Spelman College, Fordham University, University of Virginia, and Howard University. 

    Founded in 1881, Spelman is a private 4-year liberal arts college for women, located in Atlanta, Georgia, and enrolling 2200+ undergraduates.  Most popular majors include Social Sciences, Biology, English, and Psychology.  Kadijah has decided that she will attend Spelman, where she has been selected to participate in the prestigious Ethel Waddell Githii Honors Program. 

    Fordham University is a private 4-year university associated with the Roman Catholic Church.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls 8000 undergraduates (240 international).  Most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Social Sciences, and Communications/Journalism. 

    University of Virginia is a public 4-year university in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Founded in 1819, U VA enrolls 14,000+ undergrads (700 international).  Most popular majors include Social Sciences, Engineering, Business/Marketing, and History. 

    Founded in 1867, Howard is a private 4-year university in Washington DC and enrolls 7000+ undergraduates.  Among the most popular majors are Health Sciences, Biology, Business/Marketing, and Communications/Journalism. 


Iyanatou Niang:  Yana has received offers from University of Maryland and Pace University and has decided to enroll at University of Maryland in the fall. 

    A private 4-year university founded in 1856, UM's main campus is in College Park Maryland and enrolls 26,000 undergrads (520 international).  Most popular majors include Social Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Biology. 

    Founded in 1906, Pace currently enrolls over 7400 undergraduates including 400 international students.  The most popular majors include Business/Marketing, Communications/Journalism, Computer/Information Sciences, Health Sciences, and Psychology.

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