• WEBINAR | Preparing for and Applying to UK and US Universities with Sam Banks and Susie Cochin de Billy

    Preparing for and Applying to UK and US Universities

    Thursday 25th June, 2020 at 7:00pm 

    with Sam Banks and Susie Cochin de Billy, Higher Education Consultants at Holland Park

    Join us on the 25th June for a special presentation from Sam and Susie on what is means to embark on a university experience at home and abroad, how to choose the right path and how to prepare for applications to the top institutions in both countries.

    Hosted via Zoom, Sam and Susie will guide us through the elements of the applications, how to prepare, what to think about in choosing a university, tackling tours, personal essays, and what it takes to stand out.

    About Susie:

    Susie Cochin de Billy is a graduate of Tufts University in Boston, with a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Art History and French Literature. She continued her studies at the Sorbonne and is fluent in French. A London resident for three decades, including four years working in Hong Kong, Susie has travelled extensively throughout Europe and Asia.

    After a rewarding career working with an elite international clientele, Susie launched Arcus Advisory in 2011 in response to a growing demand for bespoke American University guidance. She discovered the challenges international students face preparing for standardized tests, choosing the right school and juggling application deadlines when her own three children successfully applied to top tier US universities.

    Susie believes strongly in the advantages of the US university education system, and her wealth of experience has helped applicants gain admission to many of the world’s highest ranked universities. 

    About Sam:

    A graduate of the University of Oxford with a degree in Modern & Medieval Languages, Sam works as a senior leader and examiner in UK schools alongside his role as Higher Education Consultant. He built his reputation in the education sector as a specialist in UK university admissions for one of the country’s top-performing selective schools, and he is highly experienced in advising students through every stage of the UCAS process (including course and institution selection, application writing, entrance test and interview preparation, post-offer counselling, and results day support) with extensive, first-hand experience of the UK university sector. His students have consistently gained places on the most competitive courses at the most prestigious Higher Education Institutions in the UK.

    Please contact [email protected] to sign up and receive more details on how to participate.



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