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College Guidance

The College Guidance Program supports the philosophy and mission of South Shore Christian Academy by advising high school students and families throughout the college application process to better equip students for continued study beyond high school. The program accomplishes this by providing both general and individualized guidance plans, with a goal toward encouraging students to find the college or university that best prepares them to live out a life of faith that serves Christ and others in whatever career they choose.


 College Advising
  • The Director of College Guidance begins working one-on-one with students in the spring of Grade 11 to help students discover their post-secondary education preferences, advises students in college selection, and comes alongside students and their families in the college application process
  • Senior workshops are offered on a weekly basis with information on completing college applications, writing college essays, requesting recommendations, interviewing, financing college, and transitioning from high school to college
  • Facilitates college planning and financial aid workshops and meetings for parents and students in Grades 9-12
  • Provides opportunities to visit colleges and to attend the NACAC National College Fair
  • Hosts local, national, and international college representatives throughout the academic to provide more information on their institutions
Standardized Testing
  • Provides information on standardized testing preparation and important dates and serves as an SAT testing location in October and March each year
  • Facilitates the PSAT exam for all grade 10 and 11 students every October
  • Coordinates Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exams
Academic Planning
  • Works with students and families to create individual course schedules for each academic year and advises students in creating an academic plan that meets their post-secondary education goals
From SSCA to all across the country.
Partial listing of Postsecondary School Acceptances:
Postsecondary School Acceptances (Partial Listing):
American Musical and Dramatic Academy Gordon College Salve Regina University
Assumption College Grove City College Savannah College of Art and Design
Bentley University Hampshire College Simmons College
Berklee College of Music High Point University Smith College
Bethel College Hillsdale College Southern Methodist University
Biola University Hofstra University St. Anselm's College
Boston College Houghton College St. John’s University
Boston University Ithaca College St. Michael’s College
Brandeis University Johnson and Wales University Stetson University
Bridgewater State University Lasell College Stonehill College
Bryant University LeTourneau University Syracuse University
Cabrini College Maine College of Art Taylor University
Calvin College Mass College of Art Texas Christian University
Carnegie Mellon University Mass College of Liberal Arts The Citadel
Centenary College Mass College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Trinity College (CT)
Charleston Southern University Mass Maritime Academy Tufts University
Clark University Mercer University UMASS Boston/Amherst/Lowell
Colgate University Messiah College Dartmouth
Concordia College Mount Ida College United States Air Force Academy
Connecticut College Nazareth College University of California – Irvine
Curry College New York University University of Connecticut
Dartmouth College North Park University University of Hartford
Drexel University Northeastern University University of Maine
Eastern Nazarene College Norwich University University of Miami
Eastern University Nyack College University of New Hampshire
Elmira College Penn State University University of Rhode Island
Elon University Pratt Institute University of the South
Embry Riddle University Providence College University of Vermont
Emerson College Purdue University Vanderbilt University
Emmanuel College Quinnipiac University Virginia Military Institute
Endicott College Regis College Virginia Tech
Framingham State University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Wentworth Institute of Technology
Franklin Pierce University Rhode Island School of Design Westmont College
Furman University Rhodes College Wheaton College (IL)
Geneva College Roberts Wesleyan College Wheaton College (MA)
George Mason University Rochester Institute of Technology Worcester Polytechnic Institute