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A Jesuit College Preparatory Experience
College Counseling

College Connections

Introducing College Connections

We are pleased to bring you College Connections, an online communications series dedicated to the college discovery and discernment process. The purpose is to provide the entire Rambler community with relevant topics, tips and timelines, along with diverse insights and voices to help guide you through the journey and hopefully ease some of the anxiety inherent in the college search and admissions process. We always welcome reader feedback. You can share comments with your college counseling team at

In The News

There is a lot of information out there about colleges and the college admissions process, the below articles are some of the more helpful articles we have found.

List of 3 news stories.

  • The truth about college admissions — from college admissions deans

    The Washington Post

    A few weeks ago, I published a post about how “unconscionably unjust” the college admissions process was, a fact long known but underscored this year when federal prosecutors announced indictments of dozens of people — including parents and college coaches — in a widespread admissions fraud scheme.

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  • An Open Letter to College-Bound Students and Their Parents

    Inside Higher Ed

    There are few times more exciting to work on a college campus than the start of a new academic year. Across the country, thousands of new students descend on institutions of higher learning, each student with their own talents and aspirations, eager to share their understanding of the world, excited to discover more about who they are and what the world has to offer. Those of us working in college admissions offices are grateful and humbled to watch this happen every fall, as bright, able students begin a journey of discovery as strangers and emerge from the experience knowing more about themselves, each other and the possibilities that await after graduation.

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  • The College Admissions Scandal

    You've probably been hearing about the recent college admissions scandal that has been extensively covered in the media. We wanted to share some information with you. The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), which sets standards on admissions practices, has issued the following statement which reiterates their consistent commitment to the highest standards of transparency and ethical  practice. As members of the NACAC, we at Loyola Academy are also committed to these standards and practices.

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In the News Archive

Hidden Gems

Meet Members of the College Counseling Department!

Beginning in October—Enjoy this brief Q&A to get to know members of Loyola’s College Counseling Department. Each issue we’ll feature someone new!

List of 2 news stories.

  • Mark Porcaro

    Mark Porcaro

    Department Chair
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  • Beth Stanton

    Beth Stanton

    Administrative Assistant
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