How we evaluate?

Evaluation of Applications

Evaluation of the applications and placement of candidates are done by the Committee of International Admissions of Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University. This is a highly professional and experienced committee of impartial individuals. All applications are read in their entirety in a holistic manner. That means, each application is reviewed in its entirety, word by word, page by page. Many applications are read two or even three times. This is an important concept to consider when you are filling out the application form, writing your letter of intent and attaching your documents. Keep in mind when you are applying that the application you submit is closely scrutinized.

The admission holistic review reflects our evaluators thoughtful consideration of the full spectrum of the applicant’s qualifications, based on all evidence provided in the application, and viewed in the context of the applicant’s academic and personal circumstances and the overall strength of the IZU applicant pool. Using a broad concept of merit, evaluators employ the following criteria:

  1. 1-The applicant's full record or achievement in high schools, including the number and rigor of courses taken and grades earned in those courses.
  2. 2-Personal qualities of the applicant, including leadership ability, character, motivation, insight, initiative, originality, intellectual independence, responsibility, maturity, and demonstrated concern for others and for the community are considered.
  3. 3-Likely contributions to the intellectual and cultural vitality of the campus.
  4. 4-Performance on standardized tests that shows the applicant's learning skills and reasoning.

There are different criterias in our commission for applications who apply for different scholarsips rates. Especially applicants who apply for 75% and %100 education scholarsips will need to meet the conditions below.

  1. Applicants high school courses, the notes they recieved from their courses, and their final overall GPA highschool grade is expected to be high.
  2. The performance they show in tests that evaluate the applicants learning and reasoning skills
  3. The result of the International student selection Exam (İÜYÖS) of Istanbul University needs to be provided.
  4. Also, the applicants TQDK, koncourse, and the result of their local national exam (SAT, GCE) etc. We expect you to apply according to the results you recieve in the International tests.
  5. The applicant needs to provide an intention letter that introduces and describes themself, mentioning about thier aims and reason for choosing IZU.

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