While our activities span across a range of areas, here, you will find resources that can help you in areas such as understanding yourself and your strengths and weaknesses; writing personal statements, cover letters, and CVs; preparing for interviews; finding institutions that align with your interest; and connecting with mentors in an easy, accessible, and tailored way.
We recognize that personal searching online can be challenging and know that there is a need for one-on-one support; if you find yourself in this position please feel free to ask for advice from mentors in Kin Connections, Lunch Club, or the Ismaili Professional Network - all linked below. If you have any further needs despite using these resources, our Alumni Association is always available to help. Just contact us using the link above and we will get in touch to help you take the next steps forward.
Understand Personal Strengths & Skills
VIA Signature Strengths Test
Applying to College, Khan Academy
Examples of College Admission Essays
Video Interview Prep
Kira Best Practices & Prep
Ace your interview by answering questions using the CAR/STAR Technique
College-Fit (for US Colleges)
Find US Colleges that fit your specifications
International University Rankings
The Times Higher Education Rankings:
Resources for Professional Development
How to write a CV
How to write a Cover Letter
Looking for a mentor?
Connect with Ismailis from different professions (Kin Connections) – Coming Soon!