College & School Counseling

College Planning

The College Process

The College Board School Code: 311492
  • From Notre Dame to College ...
    This comprehensive outline is a great resource to understanding the college process. Many questions regarding deadlines, financial aid, NCAA, and how to apply are addressed. Specific pages to pay attention to include; the College Planning Timeline, Parent Brag Sheet, Web Resources and College Visitation Worksheet. Please make sure you see your School Counselor if you have any questions!
  • Roster for Summer CAP
    The list of students that signed up for the Summer College Application program organized by session.
  • College Application Summer Program
    Our Annual CAP program is set for this summer. Please feel free to download the form to register your child. Forms can be turned in to the Guidance Office.
  • SAT and ACT Information

  • Transcript Release Forms

    • Transcript Release Form for Colleges
      Please use this form when applying to colleges. Please fill out the form completely, attach the fee and return to Mrs. Middleton in the Guidance Office. Please submit at least ten working days before the due date!
    • Transcript Release Form for Scholarships
      Please use this form when applying for scholarships. Transcripts for scholarships are FREE! Please submit at least ten working days before the due date!
    • Transcript Release Form for College Coaches
      With this release signed by the parent fo the Notre Dame student-athlete, the Guidance Office may respond to requests for transcripts by college coaches.
  • The Common Application

    • Common App FAQs
      Counselors receive many of the same questions regarding the Common Application. Here you can find the answers to the most frequently asked quesitons.
    • Linking Naviance and the Common App
      Most students forget this important step when applying to colleges/universities through the Common Application. Please follow the instructions to link Naviance and the Common App, which will allow counselors to send out transcripts, letters, and school profiles.
    • FERPA & the Common Application
       "How to Guide" for students to help them complete the FERPA agreement on the Common Application and linked it below. You are welcome to use it if you feel it might be helpful.
  • Financial Aid and FAFSA

College Bound Student Athletes

Students interested in continuing their athletic career in college should register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Additional resources about the planning, process and requirements are listed below. Please feel free to contact your child's school counselor for additional information.
  • Tips for Prospective Student-Athletes
    The eight-page guide outlines the ins and outs of college athletic recruitment, while emphasizing the importance of academic preparation. It also includes details about the level of competition found within the country’s various collegiate athletic associations and features a college search timeline. 
  • NCAA Student Guide
  • DI Academic Requirements
    Information regarding the core course requirements and sliding scale for standardized testing.

Class of 2019

Notre Dame High School

Located on 100 beautiful acres in Central New Jersey, Notre Dame High School, founded in 1957, is a college preparatory school for grades 9 - 12, preparing young men and women for lives of purpose, built upon a foundation of Catholic faith, with a commitment to academics, co-curricular activities and service to others.