Counseling

Director of Counseling and Admissions
Jean Marconi
Jean.Marconi@ct.gov

Class of 2018
Danielle Marconi
Danielle.Marconi@ct.gov

Class of 2019
Rosemary Huber
Rosemary.Huber@ct.gov

Class of 2020
Lana Bridglall
Lana.Bridglall@ct.gov

Class of 2017
Tracy Ganino
Tracy.Ganino@ct.gov


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For scholarship opportunities, please visit the guidance office.

College Planning Calendar

Junior Year

  • Develop a tentative list of colleges.
  • Sign up to meet with college representatives in the school Counseling and Admissions office.
  • Register for SAT I and/or ACT spring testing dates. Get info in the school Counseling and Admissions office.
  • Have you used extended time testing option in school? If so, see your counselor to see if you are eligible for extended time testing for SATs or ACTs.
  • Participate in school trips to college fairs.
  • Are you eligible for a fee waiver for the SATs and ACTs? Check with your counselor.
  • Work with your counselor to create a list of 3-5 colleges.
  • Use the list of college websites to help you get information and to narrow your choices.

Summer Between Junior and Senior Year

  • This is the time to visit college campuses!
  • If you are unhappy with your spring SAT/ACT test scores, study over the summer on your own or take a course.

September of Senior Year

  • Bring your list of colleges to your counselor. Make sure there are reach, possible and safe choices. Create a list of 3-5 colleges.
  • If you are auditioning for a fine arts school, let your counselor know.
  • Schedule interviews for schools where they are required or recommended.
  • Sign-up for a second round of SAT or ACT tests, unless you are happy with your score.
  • Create your college resume through Career Cruising.
  • Continue to meet with college representatives. Sign up in the school Counseling and Admissions office.

October of Senior Year

  • YOU SHOULD HAVE YOUR COLLEGES PICKED OUT BY NOW!
  • Begin to fill out applications. USE BLACK INK. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS!
  • Take the college essay seriously. Give yourself time to write a thoughtful and interesting essay. Ask teachers to help you and to proofread.  
  • Early decision/early action deadlines can be as soon as October.
  • Make sure to inform your counselor of which college you are applying to online.
  • Ask teachers to write recommendations for you. Give them a two-month notice.
  • Fill out a transcript request form in guidance for each of your applications.

November of Senior Year

  • Finish college visits and interviews.
  • Be aware of college application deadlines.
  • Continue to work on your applications.
  • Parents: ATTEND FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

December of Senior Year

  • Complete SAT/ACT testing.
  • Be aware of college application deadlines.
  • Request transcripts to be sent.
  • Obtain financial aid forms from the school Counseling and Admissions office or online.
  • Complete remaining college applications on time.
  • Investigate and apply for LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS. Check in the guidance office.

January of Senior Year

  • Apply for financial aid! The FAFSA form is available online and in the school Counseling and Admissions office. Applications will be accepted after January 1st.
  • Remember, financial aid is first come first served! Also talk to your colleges about any forms that you have to fill out for financial aid as well as for their scholarships. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE YOUR TAXES; it is more important to get your information in as soon as possible.

February of Senior Year

  • Investigate and apply for LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS. Check in the school Counseling and Admissions office.
  • PARENTS: You can come in to the Guidance office and obtain info on scholarships.

March of Senior Year

  • Continue to investigate and apply for LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS. Check in the school Counseling and Admissions office.

April of Senior Year

  • Colleges will let you know about acceptances or rejections in March/April. Let your counselor know.

May of Senior Year

  • Fill out paperwork and mail your deposit for the college you plan to attend.

June of Senior Year: 

  • GRADUATE!

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