College Advising at Allendale Columbia School is an excellent resource for every student. In addition to our vibrant liberal arts programming, college-like school atmosphere, and highly engaged faculty, College Advising is a critical aspect of our graduates’ preparation for higher education. The College Advising experience is meant to be informative, supportive, and exciting for students and parents alike.
Kristin Cocquyt, our Director of College Counseling, works with all Upper School students. Ninth and tenth graders and parents attend a Pre-College event and can access Mrs. Cocquyt for guidance and answers to questions. Eleventh and twelfth graders and their families work directly with her, through a formal process that involves individual and family college advising appointments, as well as evening group meetings with college admissions counselors as guest speakers.