Academics

College Advising

Philosophy

Trinity School is a college preparatory community that provides a nurturing environment to enrich the mind, strengthen the body, enliven the soul, and inspire servant leadership.

The purpose of college counseling at Trinity School is to provide a personalized, and individualized approach which supports the student and family. The College Advising department at Trinity School educates parents and students about preparing for college, completing college applications, and selecting a college that is the ‘best fit’ for the student.

College Advising by Grade Level

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  • Freshman Year

    Throughout their freshman year students will:
    • Receive an introduction to college advising, emphasizing the importance of making good grades
    • Set up and receive Naviance and College Board accounts
    • Discover and learn about colleges and universities across the country
  • Sophomore Year

    Throughout their sophomore year students will:
    • Go on an expeditionary learning trip that involves visiting college campuses and becoming familiar with the college admissions process
    • Take career inventories and explore different college majors
    • Learn about standardized testing for acceptance to college and the National Merit competition
  • Junior Year

    Throughout their junior year students will:
    • Practice and prepare for PSAT, SAT, and ACT exams
    • Meet with their college advisor to build their prospective college list
    • Begin preparing the college application process by writing their college essays and building their resumes
  • Senior Year

    Throughout their senior year students will:
    • Continue to work with the college advising staff during the summer and early fall to complete and submit their applications to colleges
    • Apply for and seek out scholarship opportunities
    • Receive training and learn the skills to live more independently when attending college

Meet the Advising Department

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  • Dr. Trey Wetendorf

    Director of College Advising
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  • Betsy Faris

    Director of Student Life and Wellness / Assistant Director for College Advising
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Students Matriculated to these institutions from 2010-2019

  • The University of Alabama
  • The University of Alberta
  • The University of Arkansas
  • The University of Arizona
  • Auburn University
  • Austin College
  • Austin Community College
  • Baylor University Blinn College
  • Bowling Green State University
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Carleton College
  • College of William and Mary
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Colorado College
  • Concordia University - Irvine
  • Cornish College of the Arts
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • University of Denver
  • DePaul University
  • Florida International University
  • Full Sail University
  • Furman University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Gordon College
  • Hendrix College
  • Kenyon College
  • Kingwood College
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Maine
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Midland College
  • Midwestern State University
  • The University of Mississippi
  • The University of Missouri, Columbia
  • The College of New Jersey
  • St. Olaf College
  • The University of North Texas
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Odessa College
  • Oklahoma State University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Pratt Institute
  • Purdue University
  • Rhodes College
  • Rice University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rollins College
  • St. Edward's University
  • University of San Francisco
  • Schreiner University
  • Sewanee:The University of the South
  • South Dakota School of Mines
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southwestern University
  • Stanford University
  • Sul Ross State University
  • Syracuse University
  • Tarleton State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas A&M University, Galveston
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas State University - San Marcos
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Woman's University
  • The University of Texas, Arlington
  • The University of Texas, Austin
  • The University of Texas, Dallas
  • The University of Texas, Permian Basin
  • The University of Texas, San Antonio
  • Trinity University
  • Tulane University
  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Virginia
  • Walla Walla University
  • West Texas A&M University
  • Western Colorado University
  • Wheaton College
  • Whitman College