Use the menu bar to move through the application at your own pace. Just be sure to submit your application before the deadline!
Return to Overview at any time to view your checklist and track your progress. Later steps are also available, but focus on Search for now!
Schools and programs
You can find information about schools by clicking on them in the list. All the schools your child is eligible to apply to are listed on your application.
Students apply to programs at schools; some schools may have more than one program. Each school card also lists programs at that school.
Think of a program as a doorway to get into the school. Tap or click on programs to learn about them.
Some schools have multiple programs that may each focus on certain interests or areas of study, while other schools have one program that reflects the whole school's offerings. You can apply to multiple programs at a school, if you're interested in more than one.
How to decide?
There are a lot of programs, and a lot of information about each. For most families, a few factors are most important:
Many families consider the daily commute and the school's location to be important factors. Use the map to see a school's location and the distance from your child's home.
Use the filters below the search bar to see only schools that meet certain criteria. Find information on criteria like academic performance, sports, and activities by selecting a school or program.
When you find a program you may be interested in, click the star to save it! You can view your list of saved programs at any time on the Saved page.
Don't worry about saving too many. Saves are just a way to remember programs you're interested in — you're not committing to applying to them yet.
Admissions Methods & Selection Criteria
Some programs use academic records, language proficiency, or zone of residence. Some are lotteries. You can view how students match to each program by clicking the admissions method for any program.
Programs with admissions methods that look at students academic records list the selection criteria that are used to evaluate applicants. View program details to learn about these criteria.
Schools also prioritize applicants into groups, and make offers in priority order. For example, a school might prioritize students who live in the school’s zone before other applicants.