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Post Secondary Planning and Career Development 

Personalized College Counseling

The mission of the Camden Academy Charter High School Post Secondary Planning and Career Development team is to provide guidance to Camden Academy students so they achieve their individual goals; to advocate for student needs; and to support the pursuit of a college education through a comprehensive and proactive guidance system.

Our pages contain valuable college preparation information, both academic and financial, including timelines, testing dates, college tours, etc. You can also contact Camden Academy's College Counselor, Ms. Kyra O'Brien, at Camden Academy Charter High School on her desk phone: 856-365-1000, ext. 137 or by email kobrien@camdencsn.org

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PHILADELPHIA FUTURES

The Philadelphia Futures' Step Up to College guide is a resource for 42,000 high school students. The guide provides all the necessary information needed to apply and succeed in college. 

Camden Rutgers Civic Engagement - Hill Family Center for College Success

The Hill Family Center for College Access at Rutgers University–Camden seeks to create a more robust college-going culture in the city of Camden and the region by providing the support and guidance needed to students and their families to ensure access to and preparation for success in post-secondary education.

Announcements

It is important to stay up-to-date on current offerings and deadlines at the school and beyond. Be sure to check this page regularly for changes and updates.  

CLASS OF 2021 - SENIOR YEAR IMPORTANT COLLEGE PLANNING DATES

October 1, 2020FAFSA opens
September, October, NovemberVirtual College Exploration
October 28, 2020 at 6:30PMSpanish Language FAFSA Completion Event - RSVP Here
November 11, 2020 at 6:30PMEnglish Language FAFSA Completion Event - RSVP Here
October 2, 16, and 30
November 13
December 4 and 18
Rowan University CHAMP - Financial Aid Fridays




Camden Academy College Counselors are available to help students with the information and tools they need in regards to making post-secondary plans. Every Camden Academy Charter High School student will meet with their counselor to work through the following steps:

1.) Post-Secondary Individual Student Conferences - this is a time to talk with your counselor about your plans for post graduation. The discussion will focus on the student's interests and strengths as a plan is developed. 

2.) Letter of Recommendation - each student will complete their Letter of Recommendation Request Form in a digital format first to facilitate the letter of recommendation process. It is recommended for students to answer all of the questions on the form with as much detail as possible.

3.) College/University Transcript Requests - students must plan accordingly and follow the college deadlines making certain to allow for two weeks for the college/university transcript to processed. 

Current Students: it is vital to keep your Naviance profile updated. This includes updating your college choices that you are applying to AND the people who have been requested to write recommendations. It is your responsibility to follow up with the teachers you are requesting a letter from in a reasonable and professional manner. Regardless of each college's requirements, you must also have one letter of recommendation written by your College Counselor.


Virtual College Tours

We are scheduling Virtual Tours with colleges and universities during the fall and winter months at the moment. Visit Canvas today for a list of visits. Students and their families can join each tour. 


For college reps, General Questions, and Information

Please email us: kobrien@camdencsn.org


2020 College and University Acceptances 

Alabama UniversityEastern UniversityMary Baldwin CollegeSpartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
Albright CollegeElizabeth City CollegeMarymount UniversitySpelman College
Alfred UniversityElizabethtown CollegeMercer County CollegeSt. John's University
Allegany College of MarylandElmira CollegeMercy CollegeSt. Leo University
Alvernia CollegeEmbry - Riddle Aeronautical UniversityMillsaps CollegeSt. Joseph's University
American UniversityEsperanza CollegeMonmouth UniversitySt. Peter's University
Arcadia UniversityFairleigh Dickinson UniversityMontclair State UniversityStockton University
Arizona State UniversityFelician UniversityMoravian CollegeSUNY Cortland
Art Institute of PhiladelphiaFlorida Institute of TechnologyMorehouse CollegeSyracuse University
Bates CollegeFlorida Southern CollegeMorgan State CollegeTemple University
Benedict CollegeFranklin & Marshall CollegeMorris CollegeTalladega College
Berklee College of MusicFranklin Pierce CollegeMount Holyoke CollegeThe College of New Jersey
Bloomfield CollegeGannon UniversityMount St. Mary CollegeUniversity of Albany
Bowdoin CollegeGeorgian Court UniversityMuhlenberg CollegeUniversity of Chicago
Bowie State UniversityGeorge Washington UniversityNeumann UniversityUniversity of Delaware
Brigham Young University Gettysburg CollegeNew Jersey City UniversityUniversity of Maine
Bryant UniversityGoucher CollegeNew York UniversityUniversity of MD - Eastern Shore
Bryn Mawr CollegeGreen Mountain CollegeNew Jersey Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Massachusetts - Amherst
Cabrini CollegeGwynned Mercy CollegeNorfolk State UniversityUniversity of Pittsburgh
Caldwell CollegeHampton UniversityNyack CollegeUniversity of Rochester 
Camden County CollegeHawaii Pacific UniversityOklahoma City CollegeUniversity of the Sciences, Philadelphia
Capitol CollegeHood CollegePace UniversityUniversity of Tampa
Case Western Reserve UniversityHoward UniversityPhiladelphia UniversityUniversity of Washington
Centenary CollegeImmaculata CollegePomona CollegeUrsinus College
Chatham UniversityIona UniversityPrescott CollegeVillanova University
Chestnut Hill CollegeJacksonville UniversityProvidence CollegeVirginia State University
Cheyney UniversityJuniata CollegeQuinnipiac UniversityWagner College
Clark UniversityKean UniversityRadford UniversityWesley College
Clark Atlanta UniversityKing's CollegeRamapo CollegeWest Chester University
College of Notre DameKnox CollegeRider UniversityWestern New England University
College of St. ElizabethLafayette UniversityRobert Wesleyan CollegeWidener University
College of the Holy CrossLaSalle UniversityRochester Institute of TechnologyWilberforce University
Coppin State UniversityLiberty UniversityRosemont CollegeWilliam Patterson University
Delaware State UniversityLincoln UniversityRowan UniversityWorcester Polytechnic Institute
DeSales UniversityLivingstone CollegeRutgers UniversityXavier University
Dickinson CollegeLong Island UniversitySalisbury State UniversityYork College of Pennsylvania
Drew UniversityLoyola University of MarylandSeton Hall University
Drexel UniversityLoyola-New OrleansSienna College
East Stroudsburg University