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Guidance

Guidance

Guidance

Guidance


Guidance
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GUIDANCE INFORMATION

The guidance department through individual and group counseling assists students in scheduling appropriate courses based on graduation requirements, providing information for transition to post-secondary education, and coordinating career and college placement exams and explanation of results.

Staff

Kathy Steffen | Director of Counseling 9-12 | ksteffen@bishopbrossart.org
Julie Wagner | Personal Counselor | jwagner@covingtoncharities.org 
Sister Mary Tereze Deye | smt@bishopbrossart.org

Courses

Curriculum Guide

Testing

FRESHMEN:
College Equipped Readiness Tool (CERT)
- students take the CERT assessment three times per year; once in the fall, winter, and spring.  Data from each of the assessments is accessible at the completion of each section. Reports review college readiness standards, content performance, and section answers.  Students are able to review their results and take part in online study hall and subject remediation activities as well as course content lessons.

ACT Tessera - students taking the ACT Tessera can identify strengths and areas for improvement in student motivation, social engagement, and self-regulation, all of which are related to student academic success.  Reports include student scores, interpretative statements, and advising reports that provide academic success and retention indices.

SOPHOMORE: 
Pre ACT
- students take the Pre ACT in the fall.  Student and aggregate reports summarize student performance, identify early intervention needs, and provide item-by-item performance for each Pre ACT examinee.  

PSAT - offered to students who wish to take the test during their sophomore year.  Students receive their test results along with their test booklet and answers to each question.  Students can use results to review incorrect answers.

ACT Tessera - (description above)

JUNIOR:
Practice ACT - students take the practice ACT in the fall through a partnership with Torchprep.  Students are provided their test results to gauge their level of readiness. School counselor receives student results in order to advise students regarding test preparation opportunities.

PSAT - offered to students who wish to take the test during their junior year.  Students receive their test results along with their test booklet and answers to each question.  Students can use results to review incorrect answers. As a junior, score results from the PSAT may qualify students for the opportunity to become a National Merit Scholarship Semi Finalist.

District Choice ACT - students take the District Choice ACT in February/March.  Test results are college reportable. Students have a level of comfort taking the college reportable test in a familiar environment.  Student and aggregate reports summarize student performance and identify intervention needs.

SENIOR:
District Choice ACT - students take the District Choice ACT in October.  Test results are college reportable. Students have a level of comfort taking the college reportable test in a familiar environment.  Student and aggregate reports summarize student performance and identify intervention needs.

Forms

High School Resume
Request for a Transcript
College Visit Request Form

Senior Parent Information

FAQs | College Visits and Scholarship Opportunities Handout
NCAA

Links

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

PREPARING FOR COLLEGE

PREPARING FOR A CAREER

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