University planning and preparation is an important component of the educational programs offered at QSI Shenzhen. To this end, the Secondary Counselor not only focuses on social and emotional assistance for students, but also provides a wide range of university planning resources. The Secondary Counselor ensures that all students are meeting graduation requirements, and as students approach Secondary IV, university guidance is increased.
All Secondary students and parents are given access to Maia Learning, an online platform that assists students with university planning. With guidance from the Counselor, Secondary I students will begin building their student profile in Maia Learning and will continue to document their achievements each year so they will have a well-developed record of their Secondary accomplishments by the time they reach Secondary IV. Through Maia Learning students can also keep track of their test scores, explore university and career opportunities based on their interests and personality traits, find information about different universities and programs, request university recommendation letters from teachers, and discover university scholarship opportunities. The Counselor will use Maia Learning to send student records to universities and stay informed of students' university acceptances, and will guide students and parents in using Maia Learning for the duration of each student's Secondary career.