Reflections on Growth

peaceful mountain landscape

“Could a simpler way of life really be possible?” As I write these words, my local area is in social isolation, much like the rest of the world, to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Schools are closed, along with most businesses. Events and family gatherings, weddings, and even funerals, are postponed or cancelled altogether. We are forced to stay put. ... Read More

Why Attend an IC3 Regional Forum?

2020 IC3 Regional Forum in Aurangabad

Maybe you've heard of the IC3 Regional Forums, but you feel overwhelmed by everything that's involved. Don't worry! Below, we've shared some pointers from Vatsal Chandra, a university representative from the University of Essex, and Hemaalathaa Yuvaraj, a high school delegate from Pathways School Gurgaon. After reading their tips, you'll be able to make the most out of every IC3 ... Read More

Season’s Greetings from IC3!

Seasons Greetings from IC3

“This can be a very lonely job.” A statement often associated with the life of a counselor or a university representative. Even though you may be surrounded by students or traveling extensively to meet students, it typically ends up being a one-person role. This is when a community of counselors and representatives plays a significant role in redefining the word ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Priya Rajbhandary

2018 IC3 Regional Forum in Lucknow

IC3 is excited to highlight Priya Rajbhandary next for the #StudentExcellence project! Priya is in her first year of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Program (DP) and comes to us from Ullens School in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Ullens School is a non-profit school situated in Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal. Established in 2006, it offers classes from kindergarten to grade 10 and ... Read More

The Road to IC3: I Delayed the Inevitable

After the high-octane sessions at the IC3 Regional Forum in Bengaluru, here I am, a couple of days later recounting all the memories before I took the road to IC3. Back in 2014, every time I walked in to my Physics class, I looked at those eager faces, turned to solve an equation on the board and asked myself, “how ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Soumya Swain

2018 IC3 Fair and Symposium Meet and Greet

Soumya Swain is whom we are highlighting next for the #StudentExcellence project! Soumya is in grade 12 and comes to us from The Sanskaar Valley School in Bhopal, India. The IC3 Regional Forum was hosted there on 17 January 2019 and Soumya was nominated by her school! Please enjoy reading and getting to know more about the amazing Soumya! IC3: ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Aratrika Pal

Student Fair

The next student we’re highlighting for our #StudentExcellence campaign comes to us from the Heritage School in Kolkata, India. We hosted an IC3 Regional Forum there on 29 January and Aratrika Pal was nominated by her principal, Seema Sapru. Aratrika Pal was in grade 12, as she just graduated! We are excited for you to get to know her and ... Read More

#StudentExcellence: Pranav Nutalapati

2018 IC3 Fair and Symposium Crowd

The goal of the IC3 Movement is to empower every school to run a robust, fully functioning career and college counseling department. With this in mind, focus is placed on student development in an effort to help students make best-fit higher education and career decisions. Aligned with IC3’s mission, the IC3 Regional Forums enable hundreds of schools that have limited ... Read More

Making Career Counseling the Heart of Every Curriculum

Student Fair

JimMcLaughlin, Associate Director of Freshman Admissions at Drexel University,speaks to the Principal of Sarala Birla Academy, Santanu Das, to understand the landscape of career and college counseling and how educators can shape this field to positively impact many young lives. Jim McLaughlin (JM): What are some of the challenges faced by career counselors? How do you as a senior administrator ... Read More