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College Process / Post High School and Transition Planning

A Student Success Plan is an individualized profile of strengths, interests and milestones created by each student in collaboration with their school counselor, teachers, monitor, advisor or mentor, as well as their parents / guardians. The SSP begins in the 6th grade and continues through 12th grade. It is designed to help every student actively plan for their future, and to achieve their post high school educational and career goals. Each student is provided assistance in setting goals for personal, interpersonal and academic growth, meeting rigorous learning expectations in the classroom, and exploring post high school education and career interests.

Naviance Family Connection is a web-based service designed especially for students and parents to organize and document many of the milestones related to Student Success Plans. Go to GHS's Naviance account at  https://student.naviance.com/ghs  and use your personalized registration code to login as a new user. If you are a parent who has more than one child in either middle school or high school, you can get help from your child’s School Counselor or Guidance Assistant to link the accounts to one parent username. Download a description of Naviance features in English or Espanol.

For guidance, information, activities and resources related to college and career planning at Greenwich High School, download our comprehensive GHS Planning Guide in English or Espanol.

Our weekly guidance newsletter, the College & Career Update, contains information about college admissions rep and military recruiter visits, college info sessions and open houses, scholarships, Guidance Department announcements and other important information.

There are a variety of ways to prepare for college admissions tests (PSAT, SAT, Subject Tests, ACT). For a comprehensive list of test prep options, click here. For charts comparing the SAT & ACT, click here or here.

The Guidance Department delivers two annual "College Panels" to provide useful information and help students and parents with quality decision making.

  • Click to view the video of our October 2017 College Admissions Panel.
  • Click to view the video of our November 2017 PTA Counselor Panel.
  • Click to view the video of our October 2016 College Admissions Panel.
  • Click to view the video of our November 2016 PTA Counselor Panel.

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