Counseling

The Guidance & Counseling Department serves OLP students by providing college, academic and personal support on an individual and group basis. All four counselors are available throughout the school day, offering assistance to students, their families and their teachers. It is our mission to serve each one of our student’s academic, personal and college needs.

Your daughter will participate in a variety of age-appropriate workshops during her four years at OLP. These workshops are designed to prepare her for the college planning and application processes.


Counselors

Jill Hicke

Grades 9-10, Last Names Starting With A-K

Monique Muther

Grades 9-10, Last Names Starting With L-Z

Nicholle Wyatt

Grades 11-12, Last Names Starting With A-K

Colleen Murray

Grades 11-12, Last Names Starting With L-Z


Academic Counseling

Four-Year Plan

Every freshman meets with their counselor at the beginning of the year to develop a four-year academic plan. 

Study Skills Seminars

Freshmen participate in study skills seminars to learn effective techniques that will set them up for academic success.

Tutoring

Tutoring services are available to students in a variety of options. Students can be tutored by teachers, outside professionals or their own peers through Peer Tutoring

Sisters & Scholars

Students with documented learning differences can apply for our Sisters & Scholars Program, which allows accommodations that are tailored to each student. For more information, contact counselor Jill Hicke at jhicke@aolp.org.


College & Career Counseling

College Planning Workshops

  • Grade Level College Workshops
  • Interest Exploration
  • Summer Enrichment Panel
  • Personality & Career Assessment
  • CSU Mentor Program
  • Selective College Admission
  • Recruited Athlete Workshop
  • Advice Panels
  • College Visit Workshop
  • College Values

College Application Preparation

  • College Essay Writing
  • UC/Cal State Application Workshop
  • Common Application Workshop 
  • Community College Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Letter of Recommendation Workshop

Financial Aid

  • Parent Financial Aid Night
  • Scholarship Workshops

Testing

  • SAT Preparation (through the Princeton Review)
  • Pre ACT Test (optional)
  • Proctored Exams: PSAT, PLAN, AP

Special Programs

  • College Fair
  • College Night
  • College Advice Panel
  • Transitions Beyond High School Workshop
  • Senior Challenges & Transition Workshop
  • Alumnae Panel
  • Stress Management Workshop
  • Career Symposium
  • Junior Ambassadors

 

Coffee With Counselors

Coffee With Counselors is a bi-monthly event where counselors and parents meet over coffee in Carondelet Library. Topics discussed range from academic and college planning to teenage emotional health. This program provides a great opportunity for parents to get to know our counselors in a casual group setting and learn more about all of the programs that we offer. Coffee With Counselors usually meets on a Wednesday at the beginning of the month from 8:00-9:00 am. Look for announcements in our weekly bulletins and monthly enewsletters.