Click below to find an excerpt from the LHS Counseling Department Handbook, designed to help you meet your junior year with success and satisfaction. The Senior Year Overview »

By now you’ve already decided which college admissions assessment you’re focusing on.  Click on the link below find out more about the ACT and upcoming test dates. The ACT Assessment »

If you’ve decided to focus on the SAT Reasoning assessment you can click on the link below to get details about upcoming test dates. The SAT Assessment »

Some seniors will also take advantage of taking the SAT Subject test.  Click below to find out more about this opportunity. The SAT Subject Tests »

If you’re taking an Advanced Placement class this year, you’re going to want to know about the end of the year AP tests. Click on the link below to find out more information about Advanced Placement curriculum and tests. Advanced Placement Exams »

The Loyola High School Counseling Department has consolidated a variety of helpful information, which you will find useful in during the upcoming months.  Click on any of the links below to help find answers to the questions you might have over the next 10 months.  Remember that your counselor is always available; you simply need to stop by the Counseling Office and make an appointment. The College Application Process - Getting Started »

There are so many resources to help you in your research in the college application process, click on the link below to find out some of the best ways to collect information for your college search. The College Application Process - Collecting Information »

So when it’s time to get started on those application, you’re going to need to know the essentials, click below to learn more about the college application process, getting recommendations from Loyola teachers, writing your personal statement, ordering transcripts and more. The College Application Process - The Essentials »

To assure that you are making the best possible impression with your admission application, you’re going to want to remember to double-check the details.  Click on the link below to make sure you’re not missing anything. The College Application Process - Before You Submit »

One of the most important factors in determining which college you will attend next year will be financial aid.  You may have heard a bit about this process, but you’re going to want to know as much as you can in the upcoming months.  Click on the link below to find out more about financial aid terms, forms and the scholarship process. The College Admission Application - Financial Aid & Scholarships »

After you submit your admission application, the waiting starts.  It’s important that you understand how and when a college will indicate their admission decision.  Click on the link below to better understand college admission decision letters. The College Admission Process - Understanding Admission Decisions »

With the close of your final year of high school, some students take their ‘eye off the ball.’  The phenomenon of ‘checking out’ before your last final exams is called ‘Senioritis’ and it can greatly affect your future if you let it.  Click below to find out how to avoid this detrimental experience. The College Admission Process - Senioritis: Don’t Let It Happen To You »

There are hundreds of website and books dedicated to the college search process.   Click on the link below to see some of the ones we liked best. The College Admission Process Appendix »