COLLEGE COUNSELING

From the first day of a student’s first semester until the day they graduate, our college counselors work with each individual to provide direction and support every step of the way. Regular, one-on-one college counseling meetings are required by Southwestern’s excellence policy to help guide students through the entire university selection, testing, and application process.

We are committed to helping students discover the college that is the best fit for them. By the time students are ready to apply, they will have gone through all the necessary steps to make an informed decision about their future. This program is rooted in the belief and understanding that each student is unique. As such, counseling plans are tailored to each individual’s needs. It is our team’s mission for each student to find the college that is the best match for them — a place where they will be happy and successful.

We provide access to a wide variety of exclusive college investigation and planning resources, including visits to colleges and universities located in the region. Students can also attend on-campus college recruitment sessions and hear presentations from speakers about various college topics. When it comes time to apply, counselors are there to assist with applications, essays, and interview preparations. Further, the college counselors help students schedule routine sessions to plan study schedules, monitor performance and progress, and prepare for tests like the SAT, ACT, and TOEFL.

Here at Southwestern Academy, we are committed to helping students reach their full potential, both academically and personally. The college counseling program is an important part of that commitment, and we are proud to offer this comprehensive support. To learn more about the Southwestern Academy counseling process, contact a member of the Admissions Team today!

WHERE OUR GRADUATES HAVE BEEN ADMITTED

  • Albion College
  • Arizona State University
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Baylor University
  • Boston University
  • California Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Chico
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Humboldt
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  • California State University, Northridge
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • California State University, San Diego
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  • California Lutheran University
  • Chapman University
  • Concordia College at Moorhead
  • Concordia University Irvine
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • La Sierra University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Menlo College
  • Miami University
  • Middletown Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Ohio State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Pasadena City College
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Rollins College
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Santa Monica College
  • Temple University
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Riverside
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  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Guadalajara
  • University of Hamburg
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Indiana
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Dakota
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  • University San Francisco
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • Valparaiso University
  • Westmont College
  • Whittier College
  • ArtCenter College of Design
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  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
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  • California College of the Arts
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  • Parsons School of Design
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  • Rhode Island School of Design
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  • Rowan Universtiy
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  • School of the Art Institute, Chicago
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  • TsingHua University, Beijing
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  • ArtCenter College of Design
  • Baylor University
  • Boston University
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  • Otis School of Art and Design
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  • School of Visual Arts, New York
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  • The Savanah College of Art and Design
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  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
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  • Earlham College
  • Florida Institute of Technology
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  • Hofstra University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
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  • Knox College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacology & Health Sciences
  • Menlo College
  • Molloy College
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Mount St. Mary’s University
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  • University of Miami
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  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
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  • Westminster College
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  • Woodbury University
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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  • Boston College
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  • Chapman University
  • Clark University
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  • University of California, San Diego
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  • University of Iowa
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Rochester
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Wheaton College
  • Whittier College
  • Arizona State University
  • Art Center College of Design
  • Auburn University
  • Austin College
  • Babson University
  • Baker University
  • Becker College
  • Boston University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Chapman University
  • Clark University
  • College of the Canyons
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  • Drexel University
  • Fordham University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Johnson and Wales University
  • Kiyoto Seika University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Marymount California University
  • Morehouse College
  • New England College
  • New York University
  • Newbury College
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Occidental College
  • OTIS College of Art and Design
  • Pace University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pasadena City College
  • Pepperdine University
  • Prescott College
  • Quest University (Canada)
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Rollins College
  • Roosevelt University
  • San Francisco State University
  • Santa Monica College
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Simpson College
  • St. John’s University
  • Saint Louis University
  • St. Mary’s University
  • Stony Brook University
  • Tulane University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • University of Queensland
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of the Incarnate Word
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • University of Kansas
  • Wells College
  • Westminster College
  • Whittier College

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Support also includes:

  • Regular meetings with a faculty advisor to plan study schedules and monitor performance and progress
  • Test preparation for SAT, ACT, and TOEFL
  • Access to a wide variety of college investigation
    and planning resources
  • Visits to colleges and universities located in the region
  • On-campus college recruitment sessions
  • Presentations from speakers about college topics
  • Assistance with college and university applications