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The College Counseling Office at Saint James School facilitates a college search and application process that celebrates the talents of our student body, but is also tailored to the needs of every individual.
Our comprehensive programming, bespoke guidance and dynamic research tools empower students to engage directly with the college search process, and in doing so engenders a sense of ownership towards their future.
In its totality, our college counseling philosophy is holistic and seeks to echo the larger school mission to “challenge and inspire our students to be leaders for good in the world.”
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By the Numbers
Saint James students accepted into college:
- 100 Percent
Students admitted to one of their top three college choices:
- 99 Percent
Percent of students who are the only member of their class at the college they attend:
- 85 Evidence of finding the perfect fit!
Number of college admission officers who visit the Saint James campus:
Sixth Form college essay workshops held each year:
Total number of college acceptances by the Class of 2022:
- 151 Across 32 states and Washington, DC
AP courses offered:
AP scores that were a 3, 4 or 5:
- 86 Percent
Office of College Counseling
The Saint James College Counseling team will guide you through the college preparation, search, and application process. Students and families are encouraged to reach out along the way if they have any questions.
The Office of College Counseling endeavors to provide current parents and students programming that will give further insight into the college admission and application process. Events are held either virtually or in-person on campus.
2022-2023 SJS College Counseling Events
The Office of College Counseling is pleased to offer the following virtual events for our families this fall.
The following is a list of programs we have been pleased to offer our families.
- Deans and Directors Roundtable Discussion
- Sixth Form College Essay Workshop
- All About Financial Aid
- Serious About STEM
- Considering College Athletic Recruitment
- The State of College Admissions
- Charting Your Course: An Overview of College Admissions
- Teaching to Learn, Learning to Think: An Introduction to Liberal Arts Colleges
Deans and Directors Roundtable Discussion
Sixth Form College Essay Workshop
All About Financial Aid
Serious About STEM
Considering College Athletic Recruitment
The State of College Admissions
Charting Your Course: An Overview of College Admissions
Teaching to Learn, Learning to Think: An Introduction to Liberal Arts Colleges
Robert Harry, SJS Director of College Counseling, was featured by The Princeton Review as one of "20 school counselors who make a difference."
Read about the SJS college approach by Robert Harry, Director of College Counseling
Read advice from Peter Van Buskirk, Former Dean of Admission and Best College Fit
Read advice from Robert Franek, Editor-in-Chief of The Princeton Review