Foundation Certificate in Career Planning
Some students do better in their career than others not only because they are able to get into good colleges but also their decision of making the career choice was based on some more profound insights. We offer you those insights not by asking you to read articles but by providing structured mentoring.
Getting 'real' insight can make all the difference. Too often, students choose courses based on assumptions that are more glamorous than the reality. Just keep in mind that all courses and careers have positive and negative aspects, so the trick is to find a good balance.
It's important to look at graduate outcomes to see how you’re likely to fare after graduation (see our ratings section), but don’t base your decision solely on a high salary or a good chance of landing a graduate job. The most important thing is to choose a course and career path that matches your interests and skill set, as well as your overall life goals. In addition, it helps to know that the job market can change markedly over the course of your degree.
Although receiving a high score certainly opens up your options, avoid choosing a course that's hard to get into just because you know you’ll get in. Opting for medicine simply because you’ve got the right marks will quickly lose its appeal if you’re not passionate about helping people (or worse, if you’re squeamish!). Also, bear in mind that cut-off scores don’t always reflect the difficulty of content - it may just be that a particular course is competitive rather than academically rigorous.
Foundation Certificate in Career Planning ( FCCP ) will allow you to do that necessary deep dive in order to get the real insights before making one of the most critical decisions of your life.
Cost of the programme: 600 USD
Things to know about FCCP
Why Major Mentoring?
Major Mentoring can help you learn more about the major you plan to pursue for your graduate or post-graduate education. You can be paired with a student who is currently studying your major or a closely related major at a U.S. university.
Who should take Major Mentoring?
Major Mentoring is for students who know what they want to study for their bachelor's, masters, or doctoral degree.
What will I learn?
You will learn about the U.S. education system, the application process for your major, what it’s like to study that major at a U.S. university, future career opportunities in that major, projects that relate to that major, and the statement of purpose process.
How does it work?
You will meet for a one-hour session with your tutor once per week. In between tutoring sessions, you will have projectbased homework assignments to complete during the week. All sessions will be held online, allowing for maximum flexibility. The program lasts for six week.
Who will tutor me?
You will be tutored by a worldclass university student from an Ivy-League school. This means that you will have an opportunity to learn from someone who is studying at one of the most competitive universities in the world and understands what it takes to be successful in today's competitive society.
What are the major takeaways from the course?
Upon completion of the course, you will have a better understanding of the admissions process and how to better prepare for your major. You will also work on your statement of purpose Additionally, you may request a letter of reference from your Ivy- League tutor.