Please visit our calendar to see upcoming College Counseling events and college visits!
Great Hearts is committed to an individualized approach to college counseling that focuses on finding the right fit for each student. The emphasis of the program is on helping students discover who they are as learners and emerging adults. Throughout their years at Chandler Prep, our students learn to be comfortable in the worlds of both ideas and practicality, understanding the relationship between the two. This serves our students particularly well when selecting a college experience.
Ms. Judy Schmitt | 480-290-7458
Mrs. Susan Ruby | 480-290-7459
Chandler Prep’s Six-Digit School Code (CEEB) – 030649
Chandler Prep’s College Counseling Website
All freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors have an account on Naviance.
Naviance allows students to search and research colleges all over the world, keep a running college list, sign-up for college information sessions, research scholarships and summer enrichment programs, complete and analyze results from a personality assessment and career interest inventory, build a resume, research careers, and study for the SAT and ACT.
Critical Links for Students and Families:
National Standardized Testing:
Upcoming Testing for Juniors:
SAT: March 10 (No Subject Tests), May 5 & June 2. Register at www.collegeboard.org
ACT: April 14, June 9 & July 14. Register at www.actstudent.org
SAT Subject Tests:
SAT Subject Tests are college admission exams on specific subjects. These are the only national admission tests where you choose the tests that best showcase your strengths and interests.
- There are 20 SAT Subject Tests in five general subject areas: English, history, languages, mathematics and science. See the subjects.
- Each Subject Test is an hour long. They are all multiple-choice and scored on a 200–800 scale.
- Subject Tests test you on your knowledge of subjects on a high school level. The best way to prepare is to take the relevant courses and work hard in them.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP):
CLEP exams are created and administered by College Board. You may receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. You can prepare for and take the exams on your own time, whether you’re getting a head start on college or working to finish your degree.
- Save money. A CLEP exam costs $85*.
- Earn college credit. A passing score on a CLEP exam can earn you three or more college credits.
- Save time. With CLEP exams you can place out of introductory courses and move more quickly towards your major or other areas of study.
*Starting July 1, 2018, the CLEP exam fee will be $87.
Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Google “wacky/weird” scholarships
- Check employers, civic organizations, religious affiliations, etc.
Freshman and Sophomore Year:
Junior and Senior Year: