Student’s Support College and Career Counseling
Applying to universities can be an exciting and challenging experience, but also a complicated, demanding and an anxiety promoter one for many graduating students. OBK provides secondary students with career guidance to help them explore their future career and become lifelong learners and leaders in their society.
OBK has a 100% rate of student acceptance to top universities in Lebanon such as American University of Beirut, Lebanese American University, Saint Joseph University, and Beirut Arab University. Also, high achievers are offered full or partial scholarships to join reputable universities in Lebanon. Over the years, career guidance service at OBK –supported by Al Makassed Support and Wellbeing Advocacy (SAWA) Unit– proved to be an effective service at school for all secondary students.
Career Guidance Services
OBK school counselor guides students with career choices and helps them explore their interests, skills, and goals by:
- offering career awareness starting Grade 10 using reliable career tests
- organizing career information sessions
- securing visits to University campuses
- visiting university fairs and meeting with local/international representatives to learn about their majors
- applying for a scholarship offered by universities inside and outside Lebanon
- filling out university application forms
- providing recommendations and transcripts needed for applying
- giving preparatory courses for university entrance exams such as SAT,TOEFL, and IELTS