College Counseling News

Representatives from fifteen Jesuit colleges and universities from across the U.S. gathered in the Upper School Courtyard on April 29 to talk to students about what their schools have to offer.  See a Photo Gallery of the students engaging in good conversations and getting acquainted with schools they may not have been aware of.

SGS students visited a variety of colleges and universities in the Boston area over the week of spring break.  They toured Tufts University, Northeastern University, Harvard University, Boston College, Boston University, Babson College, Bentley University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  See a Photo Gallery of them exploring different academic environments before deciding where they might like to apply.

SGS 9th, 10th, and 11th graders are invited to Shadle Library on Wednesday, March 27 at 4:30pm for a presentation by Grace Chapin James on "How to Get Into the College of Your Dreams."  The former Spokane Scholar and current Deputy Director of Admissions at the University of Chicago, Ms. Chapin James shares her experiences and insights on how to prepare for success in college admissions.  She is a graduate of Ferris High School and attended the University of Chicago, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and will begin her doctoral studies at NYU this summer.  She also serves on selective scholarship boards in the Midwest.  Students are encouraged to ask questions and take advantage of this opportunity to learn from someone who has direct knowledge of the college admissions process.

Russell Werkman will be leading a trip to visit a variety of colleges and universities in the Boston area during Spring Break.  Sign ups for interested students are due Friday, Feb. 15 to Russell.  Contact Russell or look for an email from him for more details.

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the freshman class will leave SGS at 8:30am by bus to the downtown Cenvention Center for the PNACAC College Fair, followed by a visit/tour at Gonzaga University.  Lunch will be provided; online waivers are due by 3:00pm on Friday, November 2.

Many College Reps to Visit SGS

November 05, 2018

   

Admission representatives from 10 different colleges and universities will be at Saint George's this coming week.  Students need to get released from their classes to attend meetings in the US Library study room with:

Monday:
> Lewis and Clark College (9:30-10:15am, Mon., Nov. 5)
> Hawaii Pacific University (10:30-11:00am, Mon., Nov. 5)
> Duquesne University (11:30am-12:00pm, Mon., Nov. 5)
> University of the Pacific (12:15-1:00pm, Mon., Nov. 5)
> Salve Regina University (1:30-2:00pm, Mon., Nov. 5)

Tuesday:
> Chapman University (12:30-1:00pm, Tue., Nov. 6)

Wednesday:
> University of San Diego (10:30-11:15am, Wed., Nov. 7)
> Miami University (11:30am-12:00pm, Wed., Nov. 7)

Thursday:
> Montana State University (12:15-1:00pm, Thu., Nov. 8)
> Whitman College (1:15-2:00pm, Thu., Nov. 8)

College Visits This Week

October 29, 2018

Admissions representatives from colleges and universities visit SGS during the fall.  Students need to get released from their classes to attend meetings in the US Library study room with:

> Gonzaga University (12:15-12:45pm, Thu., Nov. 1)

Saint George's now offers the Cambridge Assessment Admission tests for students interested in applying to universities in the United Kingdom (Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick).  Student should apply to Kerry Clark by Monday, Oct. 15; the testing time is on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at SGS.

College Visits This Week

October 08, 2018

Admissions representatives from colleges and universities visit SGS during the fall.  Students need to get released from their classes to attend meetings in the US Library study room with:

> Washington State University (12:15-1:00pm, Tue., Oct. 9)

Parents of seniors, please save the date of Wednesday, Oct. 3 for a special College Night presentation at 6:00pm in the Dragon Room.  Learn all about the college admission process, news from the NACAC conference, and the SGS college counseling services designed to help your senior find and gain admission to the right college or university for them.  Parents of 11th graders also are welcome to attend. 


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