Ninety-nine percent of the Class of 2012 applied to college and were accepted. Members of the class received over $19,000,000 in scholarships. Of those attending college, 10% are attending Catholic institutions, 23% are attending private institutions, 77% are attending public institutions, 59% are attending in-state institutions and 41% are attending out-of-state institutions. The Class of 2012 will attend 64 different colleges in 20 states.
Here you will find tips for the admissions process from freshman year to senior year. Critical information like dates for the ACT and SAT tests, deadlines for scholarships and summer opportunities are also posted and frequently updated on this site.
College Counseling Site Navigation
College Process Page: What goes into the application process and steps on how to prepare for college!
College Visits and Local Events Page: When are colleges having events? Which colleges will be visiting Father Ryan?
Testing Page: When is the ACT and SAT being offered? What resources are available for test prep assistnace?
College Scholarships Page: How do we pay for college? This page will provide insight on the financial aid process as well as available college scholarships (both independent and institutional).
Summer Opportunities Page: For students interested in taking advantage of summer courses or special summer programs, this page is for you. Summer enrichment looks great on a college application!
Resources Page: National College Resource Links
Father Ryan Resources
College Counseling Blog
The College Quick Guide: Prepare, Apply, Transition
Q & A: The College Application Process: Applying, Requesting Teacher Recommendation Letters and Transcripts and Sending Test Scores
College Profile 2012-2013
College Visit Tips
A "How To" Guide to College Fairs
When Success Follows the College Rejection Letter
College Counseling Programs and Presentations
If you were unable to attend a college counseling event, see below for video's and handouts!
Freshman and Sophomore Parent College Night Presentation (video)
Freshman and Sophomore Parent College Night Panel (video)
Freshman and Sophomore Parent Night Resources
Junior Parent College Night Presentation (video)
Junior Parent College Night Panel (video)
Junior Parent College Night Handout
Mock Application Case Studies: (program takes place in the spring and is for juniors)
*No video available
College Profile, Applicant 1, Applicant 2, Applicant 3