College & Career Counseling Office

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College & Career Counseling Office

Please click on the picture above for access to the WL Virtual College and Career Office (must be logged into an APS account for access). Most of the information is also available through the tabs on the left of your screen.

 

General websites to help with college and career planning:

Naviance

VA Wizard

Big Future – College Board

College Navigator

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 

 

College Checklists/Timelines/Resources

SENIOR CHECKLIST  *2021-2022 coming soon

Junior Year Checklist (ENG SPAN)

College Research Guide (EngSpan)

WLHS campus visit checklist (Eng Span)

 

Upcoming Events:

September: Senior College Planning Night; 7:00pm; platform TBD

APS College Fair will be virtual this fall. More info. to come.

 

 

Classroom Lessons:

Grade Date Topic
9 November

1.Strengths Explorer Assessment

2. Goal Setting

10 March 1. Career Cluster Assessment and discussion
11 April

1. College Search/match

2. Adding colleges of interest to Naviance

3. Using Test Prep for SAT/ACT

12 September- February, May

1. College Application Support

2. Senior Survey

 

 

College & Career Counselor

Elysse Catino has been a counselor at Washington-Lee since 2011. She received her M.A. from Marymount University and her B.A. in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to joining the W-L Counseling Department, Elysse worked in human resources and was an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College for five years. Currently, Elysse is a faculty advisor to our CONNECT Mentors and Sources of Strength peer leaders. When she is not at W-L, she can be found enjoying the outdoors, spending time with her daughters, and baking.

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Elysse Catino

703-228-6228

elysse.catino@apsva.us