International University Successes

Tuesday 16th May 2023

We send our warmest congratulations to those Upper Sixth pupils and OMs who have been awarded places to study at some of the most prestigious international universities from 2023.

Star H – Stanford University
Sarthak M – UC Berkley, UCLA, Columbia
Chicha N – Brown, Rice, Tufts
Chris F – U Chicago, USC
Kiara C – Vanderbilt
Asfandyar R – Claremont McKenna, Middlebury, Wesleyan, Emory
Omer G – Carnegie Mellon
Angelina W – USC Marshall, U Michigan Business School
Joe B – Boston University, Colorado Sch of Mines, Rose Hulman
Delphine M-B – Babson, Northeastern, U Miami,
Stanley P – Western Adventist University
Vera K – The New School
John T – Penn State
Marta M – Loyola Marymount University
Sean R – William & Mary
Scarlett M – University of Toronto
Charles T – McGill University
Francesco D – IE University Madrid
OMs:  Rose Curtis (MO 2017-22), Ottalie Montgomerie (DA 2020-22) – IE University Madrid; Will Sankey (B1 2017-22) – McGill; and India Shakespeare (EL 2014-19) – Monmouth University.

These are outstanding results given the unpredictability of the ‘post-COVID’ application environment, with increases in international applications, a change in testing rules and greater student mobility, leading to the highest ever application numbers to the most selective universities. Unperturbed by the competitive climate, Marlburians showed admirable ambition and applied not only to the most selective global universities, but many applied to arguably the most competitive programs (such as Computer Science, Economics, Business and Physics).

Whilst the most competitive schools will always draw the eye, it must be reiterated that every pupil had their personal targets, personal agenda and personal ‘reach’ schools. We are enormously proud of every pupil. Outcomes, whether international or domestic, come from so much more than just effective application strategy and preparation. They come from the holistic and rigorous education provided at Marlborough which supports such a broad range of outcomes. We want pupils to ‘fit’ their Higher Education destinations and then to become active thriving members of that community.

Alys C Langdale
Head of Futures (Higher Education and Careers)
Head of International University Advising

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