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The College Counseling Department at St. Teresa's provides a comprehensive and individualized college counseling program to assist families in the college search, application, and matriculation experience. St. Teresa's maintains relationships with college and university admission offices throughout the country and around the globe, with more than 130 college and university admission representatives visiting STA each year to meet with students. Our dedicated college counselors regularly visit college campuses to learn more about offerings and meet with STA graduates. The journey to college is one of self-discovery, self-reflection, evaluation, and exploration. Our counselors provide information and counseling on the college search and application journey through seminars, class meetings, monthly newsletters, Wednesday announcements, individual meetings, evening programming, and more. 

St. Teresa's is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC, and fully endorse NACAC's Code of Ethics and Professional Practices. Our counselors annually attend conferences, present, and hold leadership positions at the state and national levels. 

STA students and parents utilize Naviance and Scoir, online college planning tools specific to the Academy. Naviance and Scoir allow students and parents to research colleges, search deadlines and requirements, analyze probability for admission, complete surveys, and much more. Students register with Naviance and Scoir in their sophomore year. The Scoir platform also includes career aptitude assessments with YOUScience as well as our Advice Sheets on Resumes, Interviews, Scholarship Search, and more.

Saint Teresa's Academy CEEB Code - 261700


College Financial Aid Workshop - Tues., Oct. 5 at 7 pm. This is a virtual event, please check email for a Teams link. 

PSAT - Wed., Oct. 13  Juniros will test at STA at 8:15 am. Sophomores will take the PSAT test virtually beginning at 8:15 am. 

Practice ACT - Mon., Nov 8, 8:15 am. On-campus event for all sophomores and juniors. 

Juniors - stay tuned for dates for Junior Seminar in November. Seminar will meet twice in the month of November. Topics include standardized testing registration, test-optional admissions, criteria in the college search process, and much more. 


COLLEGE REPS - please contact Debi Hudson at to schedule a visit to STA. You may also schedule through RepVisits. Limited spots are posted in RepVisits but you may always email directly for other options. We also welcome spring visits! We will be hosting both in-person and virtual visits in the fall of 2021. 

College Visits

This fall, STA welcomed over 135 colleges and universities for a virtual visit. For a complete list of colleges and universities visiting STA check out Naviance - Colleges - Visits. All students will need to register through Naviance in order to attend college visits. We will also host visits during the months of March and April. 


National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC)

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS)

AdvancED STEM Certified 


Debi Hudson
Director of College Counseling  & Counseling Dept. Chair
Certified Educational Planner, AICEP

Abigail Jelavich
College Counselor
816.501.0397 x175