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College Counseling

The College Counseling Team at GA provides assistance through all phases of the college application process, and will help find the school and program that is right for you. Explore the resources gathered here to gain an understanding of the fundamental components of a college application.

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What is Naviance Family Connection?

Family Connection, powered by Naviance, is a comprehensive website designed especially for schools that students and parents can use to help in making decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. Family Connection is an integral part of the college guidance program at Germantown Academy.

Every freshman is given a Naviance Registration Code during Freshman Seminar. Parents are provided with a registration code in the sophomore year and can access the tools for researching colleges as well as documents GA posts for parents on the site.

Handbook for Seniors

Attention Class of 2018: Download the College Counseling Handbook for Seniors

Standardized Tests

PSAT

All sophomores and juniors are automatically registered to take the PSAT in October of each year.

SAT

We recommend that students take the SAT for the first time in January, March, or May of their junior year.

ACT

If you take the ACT, we recommend that you take it for the first time in February or April of your junior year.

SAT Subject Tests

We recommend taking Subject Tests in June immediately upon completion of a course in the subject matter being tested.

College Counseling Calendars

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Germantown Academy
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Coffee with College Counseling
McVeigh Community Room
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ACTs
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  • ACT Dates and Deadlines
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College Board
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NCAA Eligibility Center
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