College Counseling

Our students flourish at top liberal arts colleges, research universities, conservatories, and art & design schools. Our graduates become global citizens, engaged in the fields of academia, business, technology, public service, and the arts.

The College Counseling office emphasizes balance through the college admission process. We help students reflect, assess goals, and explore “colleges that fit." We also help families understand the financial aid process and current college admission climate. About 70 college admission representatives visit the school each year to meet with interested juniors and seniors. 

Research shows Waldorf high school graduates...

99% of our graduates are admitted to and attend their college/university of choice

in greater percentages across subjects including STEM and social/behavioral, the arts, humanities, and health

Where do our graduates go to college?

Beyond Waldorf

Global Studies
India Wilkderson, alum, in front of boats in italy during semester abroad.

India Wilkerson spent a semester studying in London and a summer studying in Padua, Italy. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition at Boston University and is continuing at BU for her Master's degree. 

Advanced Degrees
Dimitrei Zabeline, alum, stands next to parent, in graduation gown after the ceremony.

Dimitri Zabelin studied at the London School of Economics and earned a Master's degree in Global Political Economy from UC Berkeley. Read more.

Research Abroad Scholar
Sally Zinie Zhou in the lab.

Sally Xinle Zhou was named 2019 Richter Research Abroad Scholar. Sally's research at The Chinese University of Hong Kong was designed to help identify neural markers of speech in noise-perception in normal hearing adults and cochlear implant patients. 

College Graduates
Daniel Anderson, alum, in cap and gown, shakes hands during college graduation ceremony.

Daniel Anderson accepts his diploma at Vanderbilt University's graduation ceremony. He earned a B.S. in Human & Organizational Development. Read more

Language and History
Alum Sahara Ndiaye, studying abroad in Spain.

A 2020 graduate of Amherst College, Sahara Ndiaye studied Art History and Sexuality, Women's, and Gender Studies. She also studied abroad in Granada, Spain, immersed in Spanish language and history.

Immersive Experiences
Emma Stearns, alum, stands under an umbrella in front of Big Ben and the House of Parliment.

As a Northeastern undergrad, Emma Stearns studied in London and Dublin, and spent two semesters on co-op (experiential learning) in Boston.  

Summer Internships
Isabel Dow, alum, in a helmet in a helicopter during internship in Hawaii.

Isabel Dow, San Francisco State, landed an internship with the Kōkeʻe Resource Conservation Program in Kauai. She is returning to base camp after seven days in the rain forest at the island's summit.

A Center Stage
Vocalist Haley Grey, alum,  sings on stage next to guitar player, at the bandshelli in Golden Gate Park.

Vocalist Haley Grey, Hampshire College, returned to San Francisco after a semester in Cuba to perform at the Waldorf 100 celebration in the Bandshell at Golden Gate Park. 

Research Fellowships
Garrett Price, alum, next to a redwood tree, during college fellowship.

Garrett Price was awarded a Reed College Science Research Fellowship, a program created by Reed alumni who are members of the National Academy of Sciences. His work took him to the Columbia Gorge and the biology lab to study how forests recover from fire under drought conditions.

Advanced Degrees
Lea Bushnell, alum, in cap and gown for graduate school graduation ceremony.

Lea Bushnell continued her education after Connecticut College, earning a Master's in Nonprofit Management from Northeastern University. She also chaired the Alumni Program.

Meet our Counselor

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