College & Career Counseling

The College and Career Counseling program at BGA is designed to expose students to post-secondary opportunities, including college options as well as different career opportunities.  Our ultimate goal is to help students be prepared for the next step they choose after high school graduation, whether it is furthering their education, going straight into the workforce, or enlisting in the military.

College & Career Counseling Supports include:

Project Week College Tour
College visits @ BGA
Standardized Test Prep
uASPIRE

College & Career Counseling Workshop

BGA offers a College and Career Counseling Workshop, a course offered to seniors during the first semester and juniors during the second semester.  In the first half of the year, seniors will have regular, dedicated time to work on finalizing their post-secondary plans and to create an action plan to get them where they want to go.  From filling out college applications, writing personal statements and essays, and researching financial aid and scholarship options to working with our uASPIRE liaison to fill out and submit the appropriate financial aid forms.

For students who want to consider non-school options, the focus will be on creating strong resumes and honing their interview skills with mock interviews as well as informational interviews.  In conjunction with Ariana Evans, our Private Industry Council (PIC) representative, students will get assistance in attaining work permits, to learn about interesting and varied job opportunities, and to attain gainful employment if that is what they would like to do after graduation.

In the spring of junior year, students will explore diverse post-secondary options, such as colleges, trade schools, internships and work opportunities and create a preliminary list of places to where they will apply.  Juniors will also prepare for any standardized testing required by their institutions of choice.  All students at BGA will also explore different options by participating in college visits and attending college presentations at BGA.

Congrats to the Class of 2017!

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College Acceptances:

Allegheny College
Barry University
Becker College
Ben Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Bristol Community College
Bunker Hill Community College
Clark University
Clarkson University
Curry College
Dean College
Earlham College
Eastern Nazarene College
Emmanuel College
Fitchburg State University
Framingham State University
Franklin Pierce University
Georgia State University
Gettysburg College
Gordon College
Green Mountain College
Guilford College
Husson University
Ithaca College
Johnson and Wales University
Lasell College
Lesley University
Lynn University
Maryland Institute College of Art
Mass Bay Community College
Mass College of Art and Design
MCPHS
Massasoit Community College
Mercyhurst University
Monroe Community College
Morgan State University
Mount Ida College
New England College
Northeastern University
Northeastern University Foundation Year
Palomar College
Pratt MWP
Quincy College
Quinnipiac College
Regis College
Rhode Island College
Roger Williams University
Rutgers University
Salem State University
Salve Regina University
St. Francis College
Suffolk University
Suffolk University Madrid
SUNY Stony Brook
Towson University
Union College
University of Maine
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
University of Massachusetts Lowell
University of New Haven
University of Rhode Island
Utica College
Vermont Technical College
Wentworth Institute of Technology
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Wheaton College
Wheelock College