Academics

College Counseling

Our college counseling team is guided by Frank Sachs’ philosophy that “college is a match to be made, not a prize to be won,” emphasizing fit over perceived prestige. Their mission is to help each girl gain admission to a college or university that fits her intellectual and personal abilities, interests, and aspirations, and help educate, counsel, guide, support, and advocate for her throughout the college process.

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  • Sophomore Year

    Emma Girls officially begin the college process their junior year, but meet with the college counseling team their sophomore year as they prepare to take the PSAT in October and then again in January when the counselors explain the results and help girls develop strategies for improvement.
  • Junior Year

    Students meet with the college counseling team to strategize for retaking the PSAT in the fall of their junior year, and then again when the results come in.
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  • Senior Year

    Seniors participate in an admissions “boot camp” early in the fall semester to begin the process of completing their college applications. They continue to meet regularly with their college counselor to refine their college lists, finalize plans for standardized testing and submitting applications, and request teacher references.
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