Back on the road for spring travel

Now that we’re in rolling application period, we also have some time to get back on the road. Spring travel season isn’t nearly as busy as fall travel season, but we definitely get out there! In the month of March alone, St. John’s will be represented at over fifty college fairs and high school visits,…

On the road again

It’s that time of year again. School is back in session, the days are getting shorter, the trees are getting colorful, and the air is getting crisp. This can only mean one thing in the world of college admissions; fall travel season is in full swing! The months of September and October often become a…

We’re stars in Bosnia and Herzegovina!

Well, maybe not quite stars yet, but  we’re on the Mostar local news, at least! After giving a presentation to students at United World College in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina,  our Associate Director of Admissions in Annapolis Amanda Stevens was approached by a local news station for an interview. The interviewer hadn’t heard of St….

A universal language

  We often say that what we do at St. John’s transcends time and place, but what you may not have heard is that the Program can also leap language barriers! Amanda Stevens, our Associate Director of Admissions based in Annapolis, was in Yerevan, Armenia to meet with prospective students when she met this used…

Finding the Most Skillful, Bravest and Virtuous Version of Yourself

There are a lot of great things about working as a college Admissions Counselor.  We get to talk to excited high school students about their plans for the future, ease the fears of parents who are preparing to let their children leave the home and start on their journey towards adulthood, and inform high school…

St. John’s on the Road

Every fall, admissions officers spread out across the country (and world) to meet with high school students and talk about their colleges. St. John’s is no exception: thirteen of us have scattered the globe, from New York, New York to Dilijan, Armenia. What’s the point of a high school visit? Not everyone can come to…

Santa Fe and Annapolis Admissions Staff attend National Conference

Members of the Santa Fe and Annapolis Admissions Staff of St. John’s College attended the 2015 National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) in San Diego, CA. With over 7,300 high school and college professionals in attendance, it was amazing! We had a lot of great meetings with colleagues on the other side of the desk….