80% of students under-perform in their first semester. Don’t waste time adjusting to the system. Prepare using this proven 4-step process.

CAPSTONE

FOUNDATION COURSE FOR
STUDENTS GOING OVERSEAS

Critical
Thinking

The single biggest determinant of your academic performance and job prospects overseas. Have you had formal training in critical thinking?

Academic
Writing

Essays, funding applications, job applications. All of them demand effective writing. What’s your process for persuasive writing?

Thesis &
Research

You will need to write an original thesis. You choose the topic, do all the research, analyze it and write over 4000 words. How have you prepared for this?

A Different
System

Your peers have had the advantage of studying in this way since their early school days. It’s a huge change for you though. You’re on the cusp of something big.

Congratulations on making it to your dream university.

What’s in store for you?

The single biggest determinant of your academic performance and job prospects overseas. Have you had formal training in critical thinking?

You will need to write an original thesis. You choose the topic, do all the research, analyze it and write over 4000 words. How have you prepared for this?

Essays, funding applications, job applications. All of them demand effective writing. What’s your process for persuasive writing?

Your peers have had the advantage of studying in this way since their early school days. It’s a huge change for you though. You’re on the cusp of something big.

Capstone is an online foundation course designed by Ivy League faculty to help international students adjust to the demands of university life in the US, UK and Australia.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

fun, real-life challenge for students to solve. As they solve this challenge, they develop sophisticated techniques in argument mapping, drawing inferences, evaluating their research and writing effective papers.

1) Logical Reasoning 2) Research and Information Literacy 3) Effective Communication
  • Introduction to your Challenge
  • Logical Reasoning: Introduction to Argument Maps
  • Logical Reasoning: Applying argument Maps
  • Logical Reasoning: Drawing Inferences
  • Challenge Round: Evaluating Data Sources
  • Primary Research 1
  • Primary Research 2
  • Secondary Research
  • Challenge Round: Methodology Review
  • Communication 1: Understanding your audience
  • Communication 2: Making Sense
  • Communication 3: Writing the right way
  • Challenge Round: Effective Communication








SEE HOW OTHER CAPSTONE
USERS ARE GETTING AHEAD

TIME
EFFICIENT

Core exercises: 15 hours
Extension activities: 18 hours

TIME
EFFICIENT

EASY ACCESS

Use it anywhere, anytime!
All you need is a working computer and the internet

EASY ACCESS

CERTIFIED BY IVY
LEAGUE FACULTY

Receive a prestigious certificate from faculty at an Ivy League university

CERTIFIED BY IVY
LEAGUE FACULTY

BE
READY-TO-GO

Capstone covers everything you need before you begin your years at college to make sure you’re ahead of the game!

BE
READY-TO-GO

YEAR-LONG
COMPANION

You have access for an entire year - make the most of it

YEAR-LONG
COMPANION