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The College Counseling Department at St. Teresa's provides a comprehensive and individualized college counseling program to assist families in the college search, application, and matriculation experience. St. Teresa's maintains relationships with college and university admission offices throughout the country and around the globe, with more than 100 college and university admission representatives visiting STA each year to meet with students. Our counselors regularly visit college campuses to learn more about offerings and meet with STA graduates. STA continually boasts a 100% acceptance rate to college and consistent recognition in the National Merit program.

St. Teresa's is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC, and fully endorse NACAC's Code of Ethics and Professional Practices. Our counselors annually attend conferences, present, and hold leadership positions at the state and national level. 

STA students and parents utilize Naviance, an online college planning tool specific to the Academy. Naviance allows students and parents to research colleges, search deadlines and requirements, analyze probability for admission, complete surveys, and much more. Students register with Naviance in their sophomore year. STA has also launched Scoir with juniors and seniors as an additional college search platform software that also includes career aptitude assessments with YOUScience. 



UPCOMING EVENTS for 2020-2021


Tues., Aug. 4th, 2-6 pm Application Work Day for Class of 2021. Join us for a couple of hours or a few minutes, this event is optional and free for STA students only. Check your college planning emails for details.

Sun., Aug. 16th OR Mon., Aug. 17th, 7-8:30 pm Class of 2021 College Application Kick-Off Night - This event is mandatory for seniors and parents are highly encouraged to attend. Due to the large attendance and crowds, the event is offered on two nights. Details will be shared in the coming weeks. 

AP EXAMS - MAY 2020 - College Board Update  Please see the AP/Dual Enrollment page for the updated AP Exam schedule. Scores will be available online on July 15th through your MyAP account. 

COLLEGE REPS - please contact Debi Hudson at to schedule a visit to STA. You may also schedule through RepVisits during the busy fair weeks in Kansas City. Limited spots are posted in RepVisits but you may always email directly for other options. We welcome spring visits!

STA CEEB Code - 261700 (for ACT & SAT registration) 

SAT registration 

College Visits

Over 110 colleges and universities will visit STA during the fall semester and approximately 20 in the spring semester.  For a complete list of colleges and universities visiting STA check out Naviance - Colleges - Visits.

Debi Hudson
Director of College Counseling  & Counseling Dept. Chair
Certified Educational Planner, AICEP

Abigail Jelavich
College Counselor
816.501.0397 x175