College Counseling

Working together to choose the right path.

The Steward School approaches college counseling like running a marathon—a lot of planning, training, and research are incorporated before the “main event” even begins. Navigating this process requires perseverance and guidance, not just for seniors, but throughout Upper School. 

Students in grades 9-12 are encouraged to attend meetings with college representatives who visit the Steward campus and, as early as freshman year, students begin touring colleges as a class for field trips. The overnight college tour at the beginning of junior year is often the most important component of the application process because the students are exposed to a variety of school types—public/private, small/large, urban/rural—in a short amount of time. Students use these examples to consider what type of school really fits them, which helps to guide the counselor’s recommendations throughout the rest of the process.

More details about our process, our college counseling team, acceptance list, and alumni success stories can be found in the publication below. To request a print copy, please reach out to our college counseling team or admissions team.

Celebrating our Class of 2020 College Declarations

Classes of 2015-2019 College Acceptances

Over the last five years, Steward's seniors have been accepted to impressive colleges and universities across the country.


Did You Know?

$5.5 mil.

The Class of 2019 earned $5,467,740 in merit scholarships.

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Meet the Office

Heather Jeter
Director of College Counseling (804) 740-3394, ext. 5536

Khadijah Luqman
Associate Director of College Counseling (804) 740-3394, ext. 5519

Jen Wilkerson
College Counselor (804) 740-3394, ext. 5532

Heidi Thompson
Registrar (804) 565-2318


College Board Code

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