The Counseling Department is available to help students in designing their course of study and course selections, graduation requirements, and preliminary discussions regarding education beyond high school, testing results and interpretation. Individual and crisis counseling is provided as needed.
College and Career Planning Service at Brunswick High School provides college and career planning services to all its students. These services include individual college counseling, college planning classes, visitations from college admissions and military representatives as well as GAP year representatives. Counselors assist in college application preparation and financial aid assistance.
For Class of 2021 Seniors, a few notes on applying for college:
A few important messages on starting the college application process.
Counselors will be setting up senior interviews after the add/drop ends at the end of September. In the meantime, here is some useful information if you would like to start the process beforehand. If you have additional questions you can reach out to your counselor for assistance.
- Create Common App account with https://apply.commonapp.org/createaccount
- In the Common App your counselors title is “School Counselor” and phone number-207-319-1912 and the School Code # 200185
- Ask teachers (and counselors) at least 30 days before the college deadline for letters of recommendations. Most colleges request 2 teachers.
- DO NOT add teachers as recommenders in the Common App. Teachers have to be asked first and followed up with a request in Naviance only.
- New Counselor emails-(email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- List of Common App essay prompts https://www.commonapp.org/apply/essay-prompts
(also new optional question regarding Covid impact). https://www.commonapp.org/blog/COVID-19-question-common-app
- Grading Scale is out of 100
Please contact the office at 319-1912 with any questions.
See Contact Counselors for more information and individual email addresses