Calendar for SSE Application and Notification for a 2018-2019 Gap Year
September 2017: ESU sends application forms program information to school coordinators. All materials for students posted online.
December 2017: ESU sends interview materials to SSE Committee Regional Chairs.
January 29, 2018: Students submit applications directly to ESU (digital submissions only - PDF, Dropbox, or Google Drive to email@example.com). School Form is sent by referrer directly to ESU. ESU forwards applications to appropriate Regional Chairs.
February 5-19, 2018: ESU Regional Chairs interview candidates (in person or digitally). Regional Chairs subsequently submit recommendations to the ESU.
Mid-March 2018: ESU notifies finalists, alternate candidates, their schools, and families of the applicant's status.
Mid-April 2018: ESU notifies successful students of placement in a British school. A $2,000 non-refundable program fee from students is due to the ESU upon receipt of invoice.
June 2018: Pre-departure orientation at the ESU in New York.
September 2018: Students depart for the United Kingdom.
2018-2019 Secondary School Exchange Application (all of these components constitute a complete application):