Wooster School admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School.

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College Guidance

Our purpose is to provide individualized, deliberate, student-focused support to help students enroll in a great-fit college where they will be challenged, will grow, and will thrive.

Some of the ways we accomplish this are by:

  • Providing family and one-on-one counseling as well as curriculum-based seminar courses for juniors in their spring semester.
  • Guiding students and families in creating a list of schools that will fit the student's unique talents and interests and that will be a great fit academically, socially, and financially.
  • Advising students and parents on standardized testing, college essays, the application process, interviews, college visits, and financial aid.
  • Working closely with and assisting seniors as they complete their essays and applications, ensuring they meet all deadlines and submit top-notch applications.
  • Hosting over 100 college and university representatives on campus in the fall to meet with students and to learn about Wooster's unique and engaging community.


Contact Us

John Newman, Director of Student Guidance

John joined Wooster in the summer of 2022. He comes to Wooster with over twenty-five years of educational experience. Most recently, he was the Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Relations at Trinity Pawling School (NY).

Phone: 203-830-3976
Email: john.newman@woosterschool.org

Beth Jones, Associate Director of College Guidance

Beth joined the Wooster community in the summer of 2022. She comes to Wooster with a wealth of experience, having been a school counselor at Brewster High School (NY) for the past 16 years.

Phone: 203-830-3983
Email: beth.jones@woosterschool.org

Judith Israel, Associate Director of College Guidance

Judith joined the Wooster community in the summer of 2021, with 6 years of experience in higher-education admissions. Prior to Wooster, Judith worked at Florida State University as a First-Year Counselor and Recruiter in Tallahassee, Florida.

Phone: 203-830-3945
Email: judith.israel@woosterschool.org

College Guidance Contact

John Newman

Director of Student Guidance
john.newman@woosterschool.org
203-830-3976

Beth Jones

Associate Director of College Guidance
beth.jones@woosterschool.org
203-830-3983

Judith Israel

Associate Director of College Guidance
judith.israel@woosterschool.org
203-830-3945

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