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What a Parent Needs to Know About College

Are you the parent of a high school students and want to know how to help your son get into college?  Then you've come to the right place. 

Navigating high school and college admissions may seem like a daunting task.  Maybe it's been a while since you were in a classroom and applying to college.  Maybe your son will be the first in his family to go to college.  In either case, the Cathedral High School Counseling Department is here to help.  

Below you will find information on the Cathedral High School College Counseling program.  Hopefully, you will find the answers to many of your questions, and maybe even a few you didn't know to ask.  If you ever need to contact a grade level counselor or the college counselor, please email them directly, or use the counselor referral form.

What a Parent Needs To Know About College Presentations

Below you will find a comprehensive presentation on What a Parent Needs to Know About College.  This presentation will cover what high school students should be doing now to get ready to apply and be admitted to college.  In addition, each point from the comprehensive presentation is posted separately allowing parents to view the topics in smaller pieces for their convenience.

                                      Video Presentations                                                                                            Presentations (Text Only)

                                                                                                                                                What a Parent Needs to Know About College (Complete)

Sophomore-Junior College Parent Night (11/17/23)                            Sophomore-Junior College Parent Night (11/17/23)

                                                                                                                                                Soph-Jr Parent College Checkup:  Test Scores  and Next Steps (1/25/24)

Understanding the PSAT Results (2023)                                                       Understanding the PSAT Results (2023)                                      

                                                                                                                                                1. Meet the Counseling Department

                                                                                                                                                2. Four Year College Counseling Program

                                                                                                                                                 What to Expect When Expecting to Apply to College (April 2024)