Academics

College Advising

Philosophy

Trinity School is a Christian, 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 of Midland 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
    • College bell that Trinity School of Midland students ring when accepted into college.

      College bell that Trinity School of Midland students ring when accepted into college.

School Profile

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