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The results of Parcoursup experienced alongside a teacher: being on the waiting list “does not rhyme with refusal”


Maryse Signolle does not hide her apprehension. Since 5:30 p.m., this teacher at the Emilie-de-Breteuil high school in Montigny-le-Bretonneux (Yvelines) has her eyes glued to the computer while awaiting the results of Parcoursup. And like every year since she has been a referent teacher – different from a main teacher who takes care of an entire class – she calls her students the same evening to ” to reassure “ and start to ” advise “.

The fifteen students concerned have all requested selective streams and are part of a demanding program, a “bachibac” section which prepares for the French baccalaureate and the bachillerato Spanish for which Maryse has been responsible for seven years. She teaches Spanish language and literature. Thursday 1er June, the first day of the main admission phase on Parcoursup, his students had a bac test in history and geography, in Spanish, until the end of the day. While waiting for news, the 41-year-old teacher nervously refreshes the page of the Parcoursup site.

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Then, at 6:30 p.m., his phone rang. ” I am so happy “, laughing, relieved, Tevy (the students wished to remain anonymous), who has just left the test and is walking with Manon, another comrade. The young girl was accepted in two literary preparatory classes at the Lycée Jules-Ferry in Paris and at the Lycée La Bruyère in Versailles.

Tevy was refused from the outset to those of Henri-IV, Louis-le-Grand and Condorcet. “I expected a little”, confides the young girl, who had an average of 13 and 15.7 in the two specialties history, geography, geopolitics and humanities, literature, philosophy (HLP) in the second term, and had obtained 17 and 14 in specialty marks at the baccalaureate – which counted for the first time for Parcoursup. On the other hand, she is on the waiting list at Sorbonne University for the degree in languages, literatures and foreign and regional civilizations. “I’m a little disappointed… but I’m trying not to think about it too much, for the moment I’m really happy to have had two preparations. »

“It’s a little hard there”

For Manon, who had requested scientific preparatory classes, the result is more nuanced. “I was refused the two prepas I wanted but I was accepted in GOAL [bachelors universitaires de technologie] chemistry at Orsay [Essonne] », rejoices all the same the young girl. However, she is surprised to be on the waiting list for the first year at the Faculty of Medicine of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (Yvelines), when it was her local university. “Don’t worry, the waiting lists will move quickly,” tells him Mme sign.

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