College Counseling

St. Mary's offers a comprehensive college counseling program. The college counseling staff visits freshman and sophomore classes to discuss the landscape of college admissions and answer questions. Students begin meeting individually with their college counselor junior year. We work with each student to help them reflect on their strengths, values and interests while at that same time help them research and identify a group of colleges where they believe they will thrive.

April 2014 Newsletter
College Counseling Services by Grade Level
Information for College Admissions Representatives 

Highlights of the college counseling program include:

  • Parent information nights
  • College financial aid night (2012 presentation, 2011 presentation)
  • Individual meetings with parents and students
  • More than 100 college representatives visit SMA

Family Connection/Naviance Site

Access to Family Connection/Naviance, our web-based college counseling software, is available spring of sophomore year. Click the link above to access.

Click here for instructions on using the Family Connection/Naviance Site. 

College Counseling Handbook

Click above. The college handbook gives an overview of the college application process and will serve as a helpful guide during the college admissions process. The Handbook is distributed at Sophomore College Night and is available to download above.

Class Specific Information:

Class of 2014
Class of 2015
Class of 2016
Class of 2017

Forms and Handouts:

College Counseling Guides and Websites
Criteria for Comparing Colleges

 

PSSS (pre PSAT) Registration form for Sophomores

SAT/ACT Preparation Options in the Portland Area
Frequently Asked Questions for Freshman and Sophomore Parents 
 
College Counseling Staff:

Sharon Ivey, Director of College Counseling [sharon.ivey@stmaryspdx.org]
Kimberly Crouch, Ph.D., College Counselor [kimberly.crouch@stmaryspdx.org]
Meg Bowman, College Counseling Assistant, [meg.bowman@stmaryspdx.org]

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