College Readiness

College Preparation Information for High Schoolers

Please click the links below to download documents prepared by our college counselor to guide students and parents through the college application process.

College Counselor

Ms. Corey Ellis

Click here for info from Ms. Ellis
9-10th Grade Life Preparation Document.pdf

Early To Do List

11th Grade Life Preparation Document (2).pdf

Junior To Do List

Naviance Information Letter.pdf

Naviance Information Letter

Manage Your Applications Using Naviance

Naviance is a college and success planning tool designed to help high school students plan their college search, communicate with their counselor, and stay on top of tasks and assignments related to the application process. All juniors and their parents are provided with an individual registration code for their account, which they will use throughout their junior and senior years. Students in 9th and 10th grade ​can request access from Ms. Ellis.

Plan Your College Visits

High school students are allowed two excused days of absence for college visits during their junior year and two excused days of absence for a college visit during their senior year. The College Visit Absence Request Form can be found here.

Consider using your school holidays to make college visits. Always be sure to schedule well in advance to ensure availability at the college, especially if visiting on a holiday. Consider also using Spring Break, Bad Weather Days, Student Holidays, Early Release Days, and stop at colleges along the way during any road trips or travel in the summer.​​

Questions for College Representatives

How do you know if a college will be right for you? Thoughtful, thorough questions will not only increase your knowledge about the school, but show the representative that you are an informed participant in the admissions process. Click here for a list of questions to keep in mind as you first begin looking into colleges.

College Visit Checklist

You've got your list of colleges, and now you're on campus for the first time. What do you say? What should you look for? Use these questions to guide your conversations with tour guides, students you meet, and admissions representatives. Take notes and record your impressions immediately after each visit. You’ll be glad you did!