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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 Wait for the College Acceptance Letter: Helping Teens Cope with Stress

    Psychology Today

    The time of year has come when high school seniors are starting to receive letters from colleges. The brief breath of relief of mailing in their final application has given way to the held breath of waiting to hear back from schools. This moment of anticipation is one of the most stressful times in a teenager’s (or anyone who’s been through it’s) life. How to handle that stress is something that weighs on the hearts and minds of parents, educators, counselors, and most importantly, the students enduring this intensely transitional moment in their life.

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  • Waiting to Hear about College Decisions


    It's that time of the year again - a period of anxiousness, tenseness, nervousness, and restlessness. When all of these come together, that only means it’s the waiting period to hear back from college admissions. The applications have been sent, and now it’s waiting time.

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  • 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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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!

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