College Advising

College selection is one of the more important decisions of a student’s life. The Oakridge Office of College Advising strives to provide students with all the tools necessary to make the college decision-making process simpler and less mysterious.

News & Notes

College Day - February 25

We are excited to offer our 8th grade and Upper School students an informative and interactive College Day program on Friday, February 25. Our students will play a fun game, The GPA Game, led by college admission representatives and attend a college fair with 30 colleges and universities from across the U.S.

Below you will find a quick snapshot of the morning schedule:

8:30 a.m. (8th Grade) / 8:40 a.m.   Advisory College Activity and Attendance

9 a.m.   College Workshop - GPA Game

10 a.m.   College Fair -  (list below)

11 a.m.   Managing Increased Pressures and Expectations

College Day 2022

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College Night: Deans' Panel - January 26

College Advising on January 26 partnered with Trinity Valley School to welcome four college and university admission leaders to Oakridge (virtually, this year) for our annual College Night: Deans’ Panel program .

Please check back soon for a link to watch the informative panel discussions.
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The college advising office uses Family Connection by Naviance to help manage the college process. Students and parents alike use this tool for planning.

Students applying to private (and some public) universities will likely need The Common Application; those applying to Texas public (and some private) universities use Apply Texas

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Meet Our Team

Kellen Lewis

Kellen Lewis

Director of College Advising
Peggy Pfursich

Peggy Pfursich

College Advisor
Paulo da Silva

Paulo da Silva

College Advising Coordinator, Soccer Coach