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Columbia International College:
Columbia International College is the largest private junior and senior boarding high school in Canada. Located in Hamilton, Ontario, Columbia believes in the individuality of each student and tailors its resources to effectively meet the unique academic, social, emotional and physical (ASEP) needs of our students. As a result, 100 per cent of our students since 1995 have received admission to top universities worldwide, many with scholarships.

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Co-educational High School Program (Grades 9 -12)
At Columbia, we apply our ASEP assessment process to determine the student’s learning characteristics. Then our team of education experts will design a Personalized Success Plan (PSP) for each student.

Photo of University Preparatory Boarding School in Ontario, CanadaBased on the academic component of the PSP, our team of education experts will guide the student on:
- The number of courses to take each semester
- The time needed to complete their entire academic program
- The selection of courses to meet personal interests or career goals
- The choices to aim for in post-secondary education

During the year, our team of education experts will follow closely the student’s academic performance. Based on the progress report, they will adjust the academic component of the student’s Personalized Success Plan (PSP) accordingly.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) Completion Requirements:
Students require the OSSD to enter universities or colleges in North America. The OSSD is granted to students who earn a minimum of 30 credits. To receive the OSSD, students must complete and/or earn:

- 18 compulsory and 12 optional credits
- 40 hours community involvement activities
- The provincial secondary school literacy test

AP Program:

The AP is a program of post-secondary level courses and examinations that provide Pre-University students with the opportunity to receive advanced placement and / or credits in Canadian and US universities
Accepted by 34% of Canadian universities
Accepted by all American universities

Pre-University Program:
Pre-U program is designed for admission to university in Canada, USA, Australia & UK. Students now studying in Form 5 /Sec. 4 / Senior Middle 3 / 'O' Level are eligible to apply.

7 month program (January or June intake) allows completion of 6 credits.
10 month program (August intake) allows completion of up to 8 credits.
'A' Level Students are eligible to apply for the shorter 2 month Pre-U program (June intake) or the 5 month Pre-U program (August or January

Academic Excellence through Character Building
Image of University Preparatory Boarding School in Ontario, CanadaIn accordance with our ASEP (Academic, Social, Emotional & Physical) approach, we believe that in addition to academic learning, it is essential to build students’ characters through leadership training and experiential enrichment in order for them to excel in today’s competitive world. It is Columbia’s desire to foster a supportive and motivating environment for character building.

Our Total Development® component performs this important role in our Total Care Education System®

Total Development® is unique to Columbia. It is one of the most comprehensive among Canadian private schools. It comprises a variety of well-designed after-school and weekend activities organized under five major programs:

- Residence Life Program
- Student Life Program
- The Athletic Program
- Leadership, Enrichment and Development (L.E.A.D) Program
- Community Service Program

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Shawnigan Lake School is a world-class, co-educational boarding school that offers advanced placement courses for Canadian and international students in Grades 8-12. Our rural setting, on Vancouver Island north of Victoria, BC provides an idyllic location for a learning community designed to discover and develop the confidence and talents of every student. The setting is a magnificent– 300-acres in a safe, clean, rural environment that boasts sweeping lawns, gorgeous gardens, and excellent boarding facilities.

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Lakefield College School
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At LCS, you will prepare for university, discover your potential, live with friends from around the world and enjoy the best days of your life.
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Brentwood College School, Vancouver Island
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Brentwood College School is a co-educational university preparatory boarding school (Grades 9-12) located in Mill Bay on the spectacular oceanfront of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

With students from over 30 different countries, the Brentwood tripartite programme puts academics at the core of the curriculum, while creating extensive opportunities for all students to participate in athletics and the arts.

With 491 students who enjoy the 77 acre oceanfront campus and our modern facilities, Brentwood is a truly remarkable place to meet life long friends while gaining a world class education.

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Boarding takes place in a caring environment for girls in Grades 8–12. About 70 students, from more than a dozen countries, live in our Residence Center. Our talented faculty comprises of over 120 talented, committed women and men, many with IB and international teaching experience, and graduate degrees.

Branksome is located on a picturesque 13-acre campus in the heart of Toronto, in the residential neighborhood of Rosedale. The school is within walking distance of the University of Toronto, public transit, libraries, theatres and the vibrant intersection of Yonge and Bloor streets.
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LCBI High School is one of Canada's premiere private Christian schools. LCBI is a boarding school that has delivered quality education and learning experiences for young people for over 100 years.
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