Gain a world class Education

Gain a world class Education

Gain a world class education. Yes! In this post, you will learn how to gain world class education into top universities in the world. The truth is this- gaining world class education is very competitive. It is like any sports in Olympics. A lot of countries are usually well represented but only three people are usually crowned with Gold, silver and bronze. Not to worry, keep reading. We’ll show you what it takes and how to go about it.

In the 20th century, the United States was the world leader in education—the first country to achieve universal secondary education and the first to expand higher education beyond the elite class. Now other countries are catching up and leaping ahead—in high school graduation rates, in the quality and equity of their K–12 education systems, and in the proportion of students graduating from college

Defining world class education

Most of the time, when people think of world class education, they think of Harvard, Oxford, MIT, Stanford. But, world class education should include Pre-school, elementary and secondary school. It is this foundation that makes it easy to gain admission into top universities abroad. It is expected that this foundational structure would groom students well enough and give you the entire necessary requirement to gain this kind of global education. Below is a list of the topmost universities in the world.

List of top universities

There are many factors used in ranking  universities with  high educational standard. This range from attractiveness of campus, satisfaction of students and alums, extracurricular benefits (such as top athletics programs), affordability of tuition, expected income of graduates, academic prestige, scholarly excellence, and intellectual horsepower

Here is the list of top 30 universities according to Top universities.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  2. Harvard University United States
  3. University of Cambridge United Kingdom
  4. Stanford University United States
  5. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)California Institute of Technology (Caltech) United States
  6. University of Oxford United Kingdom
  7. UCL (University College London)UCL (University College London) United Kingdom
  8. Imperial College London United Kingdom
  9. ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
  10. University of Chicago United States
  11. Princeton University United States
  12. National University of Singapore (NUS)
  13. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) Singapore
  14. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland
  15. Yale UniversityYale University United States
  16. Johns Hopkins University United States
  17. Cornell University United States
  18. University of Pennsylvania United States
  19. King’s College London United Kingdom
  20. The Australian National University Australia
  21. The University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
  22. Columbia University United States
  23. Ecole normale supérieure, Paris France
  24. McGill University Canada
  25. Tsinghua UniversityTsinghua University China
  26. University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States
  27. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
  28. The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyThe Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
  29. Duke University United States
  30. The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
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What it takes to Gain world class education

Here are a few Harvard questions you need to answer to gain admission into university.

  • Have you reached your maximum academic and personal potential?
  • Have you been stretching yourself?
  • Have you been working to capacity in your academic pursuits, your full-time or part-time employment, or other areas?
  • Do you have reserve power to do more?
  • How have you used your time?
  • Do you have initiative? Are you a self-starter? What motivates you?
  • Do you have a direction yet? What is it? If not, are you exploring many things?
  • Where will you be in one, five, or 25 years? Will you contribute something to those around you?
  • What sort of human being are you now? What sort of human being will you be in the future?
  • Do you care deeply about anything—intellectual? Extracurricular? Personal?
  • What have you learned from your interests? What have you done with your interests? How have you achieved results? With what success or failure? What have you learned as a result?
  • In terms of extracurricular, athletic, community, or family commitments, have you taken full advantage of opportunities?
  • What is the quality of your activities? Do you appear to have a genuine commitment or leadership role?
  • If you have not had much time in high school for extracurricular pursuits due to familial, work, or other obligations, what do you hope to explore at Harvard with your additional free time?
  • What choices have you made for yourself? Why?
  • Are you a late bloomer?
  • How open are you to new ideas and people?
  • What about your maturity, character, leadership, self-confidence, warmth of personality, sense of humor, energy, concern for others, and grace under pressure?
  • Will you be able to stand up to the pressures and freedoms of College life?
  • Will you contribute something to Harvard and to your classmates? Will you benefit from your Harvard experience?
  • Would other students want to share room with you, share a meal, be in a seminar together, be teammates, or collaborate in a closely knit extracurricular group?

Other top universities ask similar questions for you to gain admission.

How your Pre-school, elementary and Secondary shapes you

If your early school days have not shaped you for these questions and requirements, you’ll probably never get in. You cannot give what you don’t have. You’ll need a school that has the best facilities, world- class teachers and hands on training that is second to none. This is why you need to be very meticulous as a parent in choosing a school that can shape your child into a world class citizen. Here are some questions to ask if you want your child to gain a world class education.

Why choose Greensprings?

In Pre-School the Montessori Method ensures that pupils become confident and independent learners who are adequately prepared for our Elementary School.

In Elementary School we encourage our pupils to develop an enquiring mind, to be self-managers, employing cross-curricular methods of learning through the British National Curriculum.

In Secondary School our students strive for excellence, acquire ethical values and develop skills to help them achieve their future goals at home and abroad, and finally write the cambrigde IGCSE Exam.

At International Baccalaureate level students learn to harness their interests, hone their talents to become agents of change on the national and international stage. (Lekki campus)

In the Pastoral Centre (Lekki campus) students of all ages learn to work co-operatively and independently as part of a family community as they enjoy a wide range of excellent facilities.

All students will be empowered to discover and develop their skills and talents, positioning them to function as well-rounded citizens.


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