At Lincoln Community School, our diverse population of students apply to colleges and universities in countries around the globe, including the UK, Canada, USA, Netherlands, France, Lebanon, Australia, South Korea, and Ghana. The LCS university counseling program serves to meet the needs of individual students and their families.

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College and University Visits

LCS hosts visits from over 65 universities each year. 

If you are a university representative and would like to schedule a visit, please contact Ms. Susana Bansah at

Timeline for College and University Applications

Click on grades below for important milestones in the college application process:


  • To Do:
    • Get to know yourself better in terms of future plans and goals
    • Visit colleges with parents or friends if possible
    • Research colleges online and by talking to LCS alumni
    • Begin Career Exploration
    • PSAT/SAT Prep with KhanAcademy
    • Start attending College Visits at LCS
  • Semester 2:
    • DP Course Fair
    • Begin planning your IB courses
    • Register for 11th grade courses


  • To Do:
    • Take PSAT in October
    • Start planning for summer programs/activities.
    • Attend College Visits on campus & College Fairs
  • Semester 2:
    • Begin college counseling curriculum in “H Block” rotations
    • Prepare and register for the May SAT or April ACT.  Take your test prep seriously!
      • Link CollegeBoard & KhanAcademy accounts for targeted SAT prep
    • ​​​​​​​Grade 11 Parent NightBegin drafting college list & your college essay
    • ​​​​​​​Request Letters of Recommendation (May)
    • Take 2 SAT Subject tests by June (if needed)


  • Semester 1
    • Finalize your college lists & familiarize yourself with Common App and UCAS, etc. as needed.
    • Be sure your Teacher LOR writer has what s/he needs for your letter on Maia Learning. Register for October SATs or September or November ACTs, if you want to boost your scores
    • Complete/Polish your College Essays
    • Final College List Due Oct. 15th!
    • If you wish to apply ED or EA, watch for Nov. 1st or 15th deadlines
    • Submit FAFSA in October, ICF, individual school Financial Aid applications
    • Order/Send SAT & ACT scores electronically to schools (as needed)
    • College Applications for North America & the U.K. should be finished by Dec. 15th!
  • Semester 2:
    • Follow Ups: Submit college applications with later deadlines
    • For applications to India, Korea, Europe, Australia and other countries, start gathering documents, meet with Counselor to be certain your transcript requests are in place.
    • UK decisions and Rolling US decisions come in during March/April
    • April: Decision Month; visit schools again, talk to people, compare offers, etc.May 1: Deposit at the U.S. school of your choice! Make your final UCAS choices (you’re allowed to deposit/confirm to 1 university per country as needed)
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​May: Take IB Exams
    • July: Receive IB results and UK offers

2017-2018 university and college acceptances

American University of Beirut    
Brunel University of London      
City University of London           
Colorado State University           
Drexel University           
Durham University        
King's College London   
McGill University            
McMaster University     
Mount Holyoke College
New York University      
Northeastern University
Queen's University        
Royal Holloway
The London School of Economics and Political Science    
The University of Tampa             
University College London          
University of Alberta     
University of Bristol       
University of British Columbia   
University of California, San Diego          
University of Essex        
University of Exeter       
University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign        
University of Leeds        
University of London     
University of Manchester           
University of Maryland, College Park      
University of Massachusetts, Amherst   
University of Southampton        
University of Surrey       
University of Sussex      
University of Toronto    
University of Warwick   
University of Waterloo 
University of Westminster        
Waseda University         
Yale University 
York University