College Resources

Beginning in their junior year, students commence the college application process in earnest. The College Counseling office helps students every step of the way, from determining what kind of college or university is the best fit for them to navigating the paperwork and deadlines that must be met.

Naviance

Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness solution for middle and upper schools that helps align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, and improve student outcomes. Canterbury is proud to use this tool to help guide student college choices.

Scholarship Guidance

Thirty-two members of the Class of 2018 earned scholarships from colleges, government agencies and private organizations valued at $3,319,983 over four years.

Twenty-eight members of the Class of 2017 earned 80 scholarships from colleges, government agencies and private organizations valued at $4,006,772 over four years.

Thirty-two members of the Class of 2016 earned 104 academic and special achievement scholarships from colleges, government agencies and private organizations valued at $3,681,068 over four years.

Twenty-nine members of the Class of 2015 earned 94 academic and special achievement scholarships valued at $5,038,834 over four years.

College Counseling Workshops and Parent Coffees

College Counseling Workshops and Parent Coffees
Throughout the year, Canterbury’s Director of College Counseling holds a multitude of College Counseling workshops for both students and parents. A few of these workshops and coffees include:

    • Senior Application Boot Camp
      This covers the nuts and bolts of the college application process.
    • Tampa Bay Case Studies Program
      Canterbury has teamed up with six other highly rigorous independent high schools to bring a unique program to our juniors. All juniors and their parents are able to join college admission deans from the top 100 universities and colleges in the country for this program. Activities include mock admissions workshop run by the admissions directors and an exclusive college fair just for our juniors.
    • Freshman Focus
      Freshman and their parents spend the morning in a mock admissions workshop with college directors of admission.

College Visits

Coordinated by the Director of College Counseling, all Grade 9 and 10 students visit colleges and universities throughout Florida to explore the different types of schools (large public, large private, small private, etc.), to learn more about the college admission process, and to learn how to assess opportunities and personalize the college admissions process once they begin.

Director of College Counseling Memberships

  • National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  • Southern Association of College Admission Counseling (SACAC)
  • Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS)
  • Facilitator for the Tampa Bay Case Studies Program
  • College Counseling Outreach Initiative