College Counseling Services
Guide seniors through all stages of college application process;
Meet with seniors at frequent intervals regarding scholarships and financial aid;
Advise students in 9 th to 11 th grade about college options and resources;
Provide resources for SAT/ACT test preparation and registration;
Serve as point of contact for on-campus college visits to Damien.
Advise students, faculty and administration on use of Naviance college and career readiness program.
Process college application support forms (e.g., transcripts, recommendations).
Ensure CORE courses are registered with NCAA Clearinghouse;
Provide guidance to student athletes regarding NCAA eligibility;
Facilitate financial aid (FAFSA) seminars/workshops for students and parents;
Coordinate October in-school testing for 9 th -12th grades, including PSAT, College Board-Advanced Placement (AP) tests, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery;
Maintain external relationships to bring services/opportunities to students (e.g., scholarships; SAT/ACT test preparation courses; internships; guest speakers; etc.).
Update School Profile submitted to colleges where students apply for admission;
Serve as AP coordinator in collaboration with College Board;
Administer AP program and provide guidance to students and faculty;
Administer yearly College Board end-of- course AP exams.
Naviance (Family Connection): https://connection.naviance.com/damienmhs
SAT Testing: www.collegeboard.org
SAT Online Test Prep: https://www.kahnacademy.org
ACT Testing: www.actstudent.org
NCAA Athlete Registration: www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility- center
Scholarships: www.fastweb.com and www.cappex.com
For more information on College Advising, please contact: