University Preparation

Lycée students can consider many post-secondary options in America, Canada, France, and elsewhere. We employ a College Advisor to assist student in applying to colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. The College Advisor familiarizes students and their parents with the options, provides guidance in selecting schools, and facilitates the application process.

For a list of where recent Lycée graduates have been accepted and where they have matriculated, see College and University Acceptances.

"Baccalauréat courses and exams are frequently recognized for the purpose of advanced credit and/or placement at many North American colleges and universities."
—US College Entrance Examination Board, French Baccalauréat International Option.

Applying for College or University

At the Lycée, we begin working with students early in their high school careers to give them plenty of time to examine all the higher education choices available and prepare them for the different options. We take care to help them:

  • Select the curriculum or "series" (science/math, economics/social sciences, or literature) and electives for the French Baccalaureate.
  • Prepare for and take U.S. College Admissions standardized tests (SAT, ACT, AP, TOEFL).
  • Apply to U.S. colleges.

We recommend that students prepare for these U.S. options even if they intend to return to France after completing their Lycée studies.


For more information or help, please contact:
Christine Eischen, LPC
College & University Advisor
Email, Tel: 773-665-0066 ext.44  Fax: 773-281-6156


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