College Counseling

Curious about what schools Schuler Scholars attend? The 2017 Schuler Scholar Program Matriculation List has been released.

Schuler College Counselors and program staff provide extensive college counseling services to Schuler Scholars and their families. In an effort to expose Scholars and parents to selective colleges, program staff take Schuler Scholars to visit colleges starting the beginning of their junior year. Scholars visit at least 12 institutions by fall of their senior year. In addition, during the summer after sophomore year, every Scholar is required to attend a two- to four-week summer college program.

Throughout Scholars' high school careers, College Counselors meet regularly with each Scholar and family to discuss schools that best match the Scholar’s interests, needs, and academic ability. Scholars enroll in an ACT test preparation course and participate in after-school college counseling courses culminating in a three-day College Admissions Boot Camp that takes place over the summer before senior year. The College Counseling staff also facilitates sessions on the financial aid process and the transition to university life. 

Schuler Scholars matriculate to private, competitive colleges and universities. Typical Schuler colleges enroll fewer than 10,000 undergraduate students and offer a liberal arts education. Schuler uses the Barron’s rating system and the Princeton Review ranking system to determine the best fit schools for Schuler Scholars. Schuler schools fall in one of four categories: Most Competitive (includes the Ivies, Stanford and the top liberal arts colleges), Highly Competitive+, Highly Competitive, and Very Competitive+.

College admissions representatives interested in meeting Schuler Scholars at one or more partnership school(s) should contact Ryan Everett, Co-Director of College Counseling, at ryane@schulerprogram.org.

Summer program directors interested in partnering with Schuler should contact Anya Cruz, College Counselor and Summer Program Manager, at anya@schulerprogram.org.

Over Spring Break, all junior Scholars get to visit a number of different schools.

Over Spring Break, all junior Scholars get to visit a number of different schools.

Here, MEHS Scholars take a quick selfie before their next campus tour.

Here, MEHS Scholars take a quick selfie before their next campus tour.