Are you a parent of an International student or are you an international student wanting to attend High School or College in the United States?  Are you having difficulty being accepted into private day or boarding schools?  Is your English proficiency not at a level that you feel comfortable or has it been a concern of the school Admissions Director you would like to attend?  Look no further Ivy Bridge Institute is here to help you in multiple ways!

IBI has designed several programs to help the student with little to no English or the student with moderate English but not enough to feel comfortable in a US classroom. Let us prepare you with a Bridge to U.S. High School Interim Semester Program at Ivy Bridge Institute. This program will consist of 4 to 8 weeks of intensive ESL. After the initial 4 weeks of ESL instruction, the student will begin Ivy Bridge Institute’s Academic Bridge Program. The Academic Bridge Program is designed to the heighten international student’s eligibility into U.S. private day school or boarding school. The program is Cambridge approved and ELA aligned. The objective of this program is to present academic content with ESL support aligned with the subjects the student would be taking in a traditional high school. It is our utmost goal to develop the language abilities so that each student will be successful in an American high school or a university.

This program can range from 3, 6 or 9 months depending on the student’s assessment. The goal is to help the student comprehend English better and enhance their educational success in the U.S. This course can be started at any time because it is a rolling admissions.  With a better understanding of the English language the student will be well equipped to excel in high school and/or college.  It will also improve and heighten their opportunities and chances of being accepted into the best schools around the nation.


U.S. High School Transfer Program

This program is designed for students in the 8th, 9th, or 10th grade who are looking to attend a U.S. private day or boarding school. This program will consist of the following:

  • Includes the Bridge to the U.S. High School Interim Semester Program
  • Guaranteed Enrollment at Carnegie High School at Ivy Bridge Institute for 1 or 2 Semesters
  • Guaranteed Priority Application Review at Ivy Bridge Group Partner Schools
  • ISEE/SSAT Test Preparation
  • High School Placement –
    • Identify Private High School Options
    • Assist in Application Process
    • Assist & Edit Personal Statement
    • Assist & Prepare Parent Statement
    • Schedule & Accompany on High School Tours/ Open Houses
    • Prepare & Schedule High School Entrance Interviews

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The University Preparatory Program

This program is designed for 11th and 12th graders that want to attend college here in the United States. They will receive an American high school diploma that will enhance their eligibility to be accepted into an American university. The program will consist of the following:

  • Includes either the Bridge to the U.S. High School Interim Semester Program or TOEFL or IELTS exam preparation
  • 1 or 2 academic year guaranteed enrollment at Carnegie High School at Ivy Bridge Institute
  • College Counseling
    • College Selection
    • College Application Assistance
    • Essay Assistance
    • Transcript Review
    • Community Service Assistance
    • Internship Assistance
    • College Tours & Fairs Sign Up Assistance
    • Student Resume
    • AP Exam Planning
  • Rolling Enrollment
  • Options to include SAT/ACT preparation course and AP course for additional fee

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We look forward to discussing our curriculum and how we can help your student succeed