College Counseling

The College Search Process is a Journey

At St. Catherine's, our dedicated team of College Counselors supports the girls and their parents throughout the entire college search process. Our highly customized program begins in the ninth grade and builds over time with specific grade-level activities, one-on-one meetings, family meetings, test prep, workshops, college trips, and much more. A detailed "College Counseling Field Guide" is made available to each family to help them navigate the four-year process and online resources provide additional support, such as the password-protected, web-based SCOIR platform customized for St. Catherine's. In addition, more than 100 colleges send their admissions representatives to our campus to seek out our students. Our scholar-athletes are recruited by Division I and III schools, and our aspiring artists submit portfolio reviews and audition for highly coveted placements in top art schools. Our ultimate goal is to help each girl to find a college or university where she will thrive.   

Well Prepared for Life  

In addition to providing rigorous academics and dynamic extracurricular activities, we help each girl to develop her self-awareness, self-advocacy skills and a sense of empowerment to direct her own life. The mastery of these skills paves the way for greater success in college and beyond. Our girls are well prepared for higher education and are admitted to many highly-selective colleges and universities. Our graduates attend Ivy League schools, large state universities, small liberal arts colleges, women’s institutions, art colleges and everything in between. 

Sampling of College Choices

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  • 411

    the number of college acceptances that 91 graduates in the Class of 2022 earned.
  • 133

    colleges in 31 states, D.C. and 2 foreign countries who accepted our graduates.
  • 39

    colleges in which the 91 graduates of the Class of 2022 enrolled, which are located in 23 states, and one foreign country.
  • 60%

    of the Class of 2020 were recognized as AP Scholars.
  • 99%

    of the Class of 2022 took at least one Advanced Placement (AP) course and exam.

College Admissions Report

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Class of 2020

Class of 2021

Class of 2019

St. Catherine's College Acceptances and Matriculations 2018-2021

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Meet the Team

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  • Photo of Anthony Ambrogi

    Anthony Ambrogi 

    Director of College Counseling
    804-288-2804 x3126
    University of Richmond - M.A.
    University of Richmond - M.B.A.
    Virginia Tech - B.A.
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    Clare Trow 

    Associate Director of College Counseling
    (804) 288-2804 x 3036
    Virginia Commonwealth University - M.Ed.
    The College of William and Mary - B.A.
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    Raven Baytops 12

    Associate Director of College Counseling
    804-288-2804 x3120
    College of William and Mary - BA
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The best way to discover what a St. Catherine's education can do for your daughter is to visit us or call us at 804-281-7140. We can't wait to meet you!

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