College Counseling

Welcome to Glendale Prep College Counseling.  Glendale Preparatory Academy is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and complies with the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice.

Every Glendale Prep student has individual counseling sessions with the college counselor beginning his/her junior year.  Parents and students are encouraged to meet with the counselor throughout the college admission process.  College 101 classes are conducted for all juniors throughout the year as well as application and essay writing workshops senior year.

This page is designed as a resource for students, parents and colleges. Below you will find helpful resources and links. Please contact one of the college counselors if you have any questions. Please visit the College Counseling Calendar for the latest events at Glendale Prep!

Katherine Sarbacker
623.889.0822 ext. 1504

Meaghan Thorpe
623.889.0822 ext. 1552

College Acceptances for the Class of 2017

Arizona State University, AZ*
Baylor University, TX
Benedictine University, AZ
Brigham Young University, ID
Brigham Young University, UT
Boston University, MA
California Baptist University, CA
Central College, IA
Champlain College, VT
Claremont McKenna College, CA
Colorado College, CO
Colorado School of Mines, CO
Colorado State University (Fort Collins), CO
Colorado State University (Pueblo), CO
Cornell College, IA
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, AZ
Emory University, GA
Fort Lewis College, CO
George Fox University, OR
George Mason University,
Gonzaga University, WA
Grand Canyon University, AZ
Grinnell College, IA
Hillsdale College, MI
Harvard University, MA
IE University, Spain
LDS Business College, UT
Lewis and Clark, OR
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, NM
Northeastern University, MA
Northern Arizona University, AZ*
Regis University, CO
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
Simmons College, MA
Soka University of America, CA
St. Edward’s University, TX
Stanford University, CA
Swarthmore College, PA
Texas Christian University, TX
Tufts University, MA
University of Arizona, AZ*
University of Chicago, IL
University of Colorado (Boulder), CO
University of Colorado (Colorado Springs), CO*
University of Dallas, TX
University of Iowa, IA
University of Missouri Kansas, KS
University of Nebraska (Lincoln), NE
University of Portland, OR
University of Southern California, CA
University of Utah, UT
University of Wisconsin (Madison), WI
Utah State University, UT
Westmont College, CA
Whittier College, CA
Willamette University, OR
Yale University, CT

*indicates admission to honors program

Upcoming Events: Spring 2017

May 1, 2017 Senior Matriculation Day

May 18, 2017 Exploring Educational Excellence

Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Rice University, and the University of Chicago will host an info session at the Embassy Suites in Scottsdale. Students and families will learn more about the selective admissions process, scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, and campus life. An admissions officer from each school will be available to answer university-specific questions. Register for this event here.

Important Dates and Reminders: 2016-2017

ACT Test Dates & Deadlines

June 10, 2017 (Registration deadline: May 5, 2017)

SAT Test Dates & Deadlines

May 6, 2017 (Registration deadline: Apr. 7, 2017)
June 3, 2017 (Registration deadline: May 9. 2017)

Important Dates and Reminders: 2017-2018

SAT Test Dates & Deadlines

August 26, 2017 (Registration deadline: July 28)
October 7, 2017 (Registration deadline: Sept. 8)
November 4, 2017 (Registration deadline: Oct. 6)
December 2, 2017 (Registration deadline: Nov. 3)
March 10, 2018 (Registration deadline: Feb. 9)
May 5, 2018 (Registration deadline: Apr. 6)
June 2, 2018 (Registration deadline: May 4)

ACT Test Dates & Deadlines

September 9, 2017 (Registration deadline: July 28)
October 28, 2017 (Registration deadline: Sept. 22)
December 9, 2017 (Registration deadline: Nov. 3)
February 10, 2018 (Registration deadline: Jan. 5)
April 14, 2018 (Registration deadline: Mar. 9)
June 9, 2018 (Registration deadline: May 4)

Resources and Links:

SAT/PSAT/SAT Subject Tests (sending scores)
SAT Registration Guide
Common Application
Great Hearts Summer Program Opportunities
The College Interview
Resume Template