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Important Upcoming Dates from Counseling 

Parent Meetings with Counseling Department via Zoom

June 3 – Freshman/Sophomore Parent Meeting, 6:30 p.m., College Information Night. Sign Up Here

Submit Questions Here

TBD – The Counseling Department is planning a Zoom meeting with directors of admissions of local universities. This meeting is intended for parents of “rising seniors,” the Class of 2021. You may sign up and submit questions here.

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Juniors

  • Colleges have been adding creative and alternate ways to help students learn more about their institutions and programs by offering virtual tours as well as one-on-one virtual meetings. Check with the college you are interested in by phone or website to register for their virtual programs and review their visitation protocol. Here is one example: Creighton Virtual Visit
  • Admissions officers from Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University invite you to learn about their institutions, hear advice about the college search and application process, and get your questions answered. Learn more.
  • Counselors are setting up individual college prep and planning Zoom meetings with all juniors and their parents. If you have not scheduled a meeting, do so ASAP.
  • Complete your Counselor/Teacher Recommendation Request form and provide a copy to your counselor and up to two teachers who have agreed to write you a recommendation. Check with the colleges you are applying to and see whether or not they require a letter from a teacher because many do not. Confirm your request on Naviance under "Colleges" tab  then "Apply to College", then "Letters of Recommendation", for each recommender. Watch video guide. Do this before school is out for the summer.

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Developing good Christian persons, upright citizens and academic scholars, the Notre Dame Preparatory School Guidance and Counseling Department provides comprehensive, coordinated services including age-appropriate academic, personal, and career counseling while focusing on the individual student."