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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.

  • A College Admissions Expert Explains What Going Test-Optional Means for High School Seniors

    Education Week

    College admissions season is in full swing, with hundreds of thousands of high school seniors either painstakingly completing college applications or waiting anxiously to hear whether they’ve been accepted.

    Read full article.
  • How 11th Graders Can Prep for College Over Winter Break

    U.S. News

    For high schoolers, holiday breaks can be a time to binge watch Netflix, shop holiday sales and celebrate with family and friends. But experts say there are plenty of other ways high school juniors can make good use of their holiday break.

    Read full article.
  • Three College Admissions Tips For Students With Learning Differences


    Roughly 20% of undergraduate students in the United States reported having a disability*, including diagnoses such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and dyslexia. I spoke with Dr. Eric Endlich, a psychologist and founder of Top College Consultants, to create three college admissions tips for students with learning differences.

    Read full article.
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 6 news stories.

  • Gabrielle Feldman

    Gabrielle Feldman

    College Counselor
  • Liz Riggs

    Liz Riggs

    College Counselor
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  • Nancy Menendez

    Nancy Menendez

    College Counselor

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  • Kelly Dutmers '98

    Kelly Dutmers '98

    College Counselor

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  • Mark Porcaro

    Mark Porcaro

    Department Chair
    Read More
  • Beth Stanton

    Beth Stanton

    Administrative Assistant
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