College Counseling

Guidance

About Our Process

CK College Counseling offers unequaled expertise in guiding students through the uncertainties of the college selection and application process. That expertise has resulted in a robust program that starts for students and parents in the freshman year, and partners them with academic deans, advisors, and counselors. Below is a brief overview of the major steps in that process:

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  • Freshman Year

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  • Sophomore Year

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  • Junior Year

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  • Senior Year

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Programs for Parents

College Admissions Deans' Panel:
  • Sophomore and junior parents and students hear from and interact with senior admissions officers from colleges and universities around the country
  • Panel discussion by the admissions deans
  • Question and answer session with the admissions deans
Freshman Parent Evening:
  • What goes on in the 9th grade classroom
  • Life outside the classroom
  • Summer opportunities
  • Curriculum planning
  • CK CollegeNet for the freshman family
Sophomore Parent Evening:
  • PSAT
  • Making the most of your student's summer
  • Standardized testing
  • Curriculum planning
  • CK CollegeNet for the sophomore family
Junior Parent Evening:
  • Where to begin: standardized testing
  • Making your summer work for you
  • How to research colleges
  • Important dates and deadlines
Senior Parent Evening:
  • Parent and student relationships - about your senior
  • Deadlines and the various application paths available
  • Differences in college application forms
  • Fall standardized testing
  • Colleges that visit CK (130+) - how to use the visits well
  • Fall college campus visits and interviews
  • Financial aid forms
  • Teacher recommendations

Cranbrook Schools

·39221 Woodward ·Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
Cranbrook Educational Community admits students and makes its services, activities, and education programs available to students without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status as required by state or federal law.

Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, near Detroit, consisting of three schools; an elementary school with a private preschool, a single gender middle school with a distinct boys middle school and girls middle school, along with a co-ed college prep private boarding high school. Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan. Many of Cranbrook’s students attend top universities and colleges.

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