College Planning

Be Ready To Succeed

Choosing and applying to college can be challenging. The following resources provide important information for students planning for college and beyond.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Maryann Lingenfelter, Director Admissions and College/Career Counseling, at mlingenfelter@sjcacademy.org or (814) 808-6118.

Standardized Testing

Below are links websites at which you can learn about and register for common standardized tests that may be required for your college applications, including the PSAT, PSAT, and ACT.  There are pros and cons for taking each test.  Saint Joseph's students are welcome to meet with Ms. Lingenfelter to discuss which tests are best for their college plans.  Click on the links to learn more about each test or to register.

Note: The CEEB Code for Saint Joseph's is 390371.

Advanced Placement Testing

Students who take AP courses may take AP examinations, which are offered by the College Board.  Scoring well on AP exams can enable students to earn college credit and/or advanced placement at many colleges and universities.  Click on the button below to learn more about the AP testing process and test dates.

Note: The CEEB Code for Saint Joseph's is 390371.

Help Paying for College

Below are links to websites with college cost calculators and important information and applications for financial assistance for college.  One of the most important steps is filling out the FAFSA.  Students who will be attending a college in PA should also consider filling out the PHEAA.

College/Career Planning Resources

Not sure what major or career path is right for you?  In addition to the activities that will be done as part of the college readiness curriculum at Saint Joseph's, you can use these links to help you consider majors and learn about what it takes to pursue a variety of careers.

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