A Catholic, independent, college-prep school for girls, ages 1 – 12th grade.

College Counseling
"You see a girl. We see the future."

The college counseling program at Sacred Heart is truly student centered. Our focus is to develop a comprehensive college guidance plan that is deeply personal and guided entirely by the the students' individual needs and interests. Finding the best fit college for each student is at the program's core. 

Because choosing a college is an important milestone, the college counseling program is a personalized and supportive one, designed to help each student navigate the complexities involved in the college search and application process. With over three thousand colleges and universities to choose from, students search for colleges to meet their academic, social, and economic needs. The goal is to find a college or university that will enrich the life of the person within.

The 8 Components of College Readiness Counseling

The Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling (by CollegeBoard Advocacy & Policy Center) provide a systemic approach for school counselors to implement, across grades K–12 — elementary through high school and beyond, to ensure equity both in process and results:

  1. College Aspirations
  2. Academic Planning for College and Career Readiness
  3. Enrichment and Extracurricular Engagement
  4. College and Career Exploration and Selection Processes
  5. College and Career Assessments
  6. College Affordability Planning
  7. College and Career Admission Processes
  8. Transition from High School Graduation to College Enrollment

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SAT & ACT Test Prep

Here are some helpful resources to get you prepared for SAT and ACT Test Prep:

Naviance
Naviance.com
School Zip Code is 70115

Powercourses
www.powercourses@aol.com
504.891.2581

Testmasters
www.testmastersnola.com
504.283.7686

Website for SAT test dates
http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-us-dates

Website for ACT test dates
http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html#second

College Counseling FAQs

Helpful Links

Financial Aid & Scholarships

One of your first resources for financial aid and scholarships are the colleges. Find out what is available (along with the deadlines) from each school. Some scholarships are awarded based on the application for admissions; others are applied for separately. For financial aid, apply forFAFSA as soon as (your parents') taxes are submitted (but as soon after January 1, 2011 as possible). Some schools require a separate financial form, the CSS Profile, which can be completed any time after October 1, 2010. Plenty of sites offer information, advice, calculators, and scholarship searches, as evidenced by the list below.

FinAid
General financial aid advice (with a link to FastWeb's scholarship search)

 

FastWeb
Search for scholarships and grants

 

College Board's Pay for College
Provides general information and tools such as calculators, scholarship finder (Fund Finder), and CSS PROFILE.

 

LOSFA (Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance)
General information and TOPS information.

TOPS
Information on Louisiana's Tuition Opportunity Program for Students

Financial Aid Guide
U.S. Dept. of Education resources on financial aid

College Scholarships and Financial Aid Page
Easy access to information on colleges, scholarships and SAT and ACT test preparation.

The 8 Components of College & Career Readiness Counseling

The Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling (by CollegeBoard Advocacy & Policy Center) provide a systemic approach for school counselors to implement, across grades K–12 — elementary through high school and beyond, to ensure equity both in process and results:

  1. College Aspirations
  2. Academic Planning for College and Career Readiness
  3. Enrichment and Extracurricular Engagement
  4. College and Career Exploration and Selection Processes
  5. College and Career Assessments
  6. College Affordability Planning
  7. College and Career Admission Processes
  8. Transition from High School Graduation to College Enrollment

COLLEGE NEWS

The Academy of the Sacred Heart held its 130th graduation ceremony on Friday, May 26 in the front courtyard of the St. Charles Avenue school.
The Class of 2017 is college bound and ready to change the world!
Sacred Heart alumna Laura Bruce '16, a freshman swimmer at Washington and Lee University, recently qualified and competed at the NCAA Division III Swimming Championships.
Rosary Campus
4521 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans LA 70115
(504) 891-1943 | Fax (504) 891-9939
Mater Campus
4301 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans LA 70115
(504) 269-1230 | Fax (504) 896-7899
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