Crusader College Counseling Experience

Interactive and comprehensive approach to college counseling beginning in grade 9. Grade level meetings with students held by experienced counselors to assist students in getting an early start in the college planning process. All students upon entering grade 9 will be assigned both a college counselor AND a guidance counselor who will guide them socially, emotionally and educationally through their time as a Bergen Catholic student.

年级9: 活动 & Academic resume creation with college counseling office to include an interactive document on Naviance that both student, parent and counselor can access. Should begin developing goals to participate in each areas of concentration: academic, athletic or extra-curricular activities, community service based experiences and attending a summer program. Counselors will meet with freshman multiple times throughout grade 9 to ensure all college preparation goals are met.

年级10: Students will continue building an outstanding academic profile that reflects all of the student’s accolades, he will be encouraged to start attending college fairs and college campus visits, 把直行, learn with a BC teacher in an SAT/ACT prep course, participate in City as a Classroom cultural experience, attend a Crusader 任务 based summer trip, and volunteer locally in the community.

年级11: Juniors will take PSAT/ ACT practice tests, 参加SAT/ACT/SAT II考试, receive counsel on scores, attend Junior parent/student meetings to develop individualized list of schools to apply, participate in AP testing program, attend college open houses, attend the JET tour at BC, College Panel and organized College Fairs.

12年级: Students will receive assistance with the college application process: creating, preparing and sending a common and coalition application, assisting with teacher recommendation letter procurement, resume building and essay and supplement completion.

 

Flagship Opportunities Include:

SAT/ACT考试准备 courses offered at no cost to all Bergen Catholic students. Students are encouraged to register for test preparation classes that will be offered beginning in November, 3月, 六月及八月.

Mock University Interviews to be offered to prepare students to participate in the University requested 校友 interview process. Former Ivy League 校友 interviewers to conduct interview sessions by appointment.

杜克大学写作研讨会: Assistant Dean of 招生 from Duke University provides an interactive seminar for students on writing the most effective college admissions essay.

JET Tour (Jesuit Excellence Tour): Jesuit colleges from all over the country come together to visit BC and hold a college fair for our students to meet with the college representatives.

大学招生委员会: College representatives from universities such as Columbia University, 福特汉姆, 纽约大学, 马里斯特学院, 爱奥那岛大学, 锡耶纳大学, Rutgers University and Bucknell University visit BC in the spring and provide a Q&A panel for all BC students and parents to attend.

访问BC省: Over 150 colleges visit BC each fall. Opportunity for students to meet admissions representatives from select schools on an individual basis.

 

工作人员

Director of College Counseling:
Ms. 伊丽莎白•沃尔特
ewalter@qjol.net
201-261-1844 ext. 138

Associate College Counselor:
夫人. 克里斯汀Sorrentino
csorrentino@qjol.net