Lake Highland’s College and Career Center provides a comprehensive college planning program from 9th through 12th grade. A team of nine full-time employees are dedicated to helping students plan for their futures one step at a time. All of LHP’s college counselors formerly worked in college admission offices, providing expert and unique insight for Highlanders as they pursue their collegiate dreams.
Unparalleled Grade-level Programming
Highlander Highlight: Parent Brown Bag Lunch
Each spring, the College and Career Center hosts three lunch meetings for parents about trending topics in high schools and colleges. Please bring your lunch and join us for an informal discussion with experts on an array of important topics.
Highlander Highlight: Freshman Planning Meeting
During this college planning meeting for ninth-grade parents, Highlander families hear from guest speakers, who have previously included Dr. Faye Felterman Tydlaska, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing at Rollins College, and our own counselors. Topics include how to pave the way for success in high school.
Highlander Highlight: Sophomore College Tour
Learning first-hand about the college visit experience, sophomores travel to two vastly different colleges/universities to complete a campus tour. Students gain valuable information on various college options and are able to ask questions to better understand their “best fit” school.
Highlander Highlight: The College Forum
Students and parents gain valuable insight into the application process from a panel of college admission professionals visiting from a variety of distinguished universities and colleges.
Highlander Highlight: Application Bootcamp
A four day intensive workshop to kick-start the college application process, where students complete up to 80% of the Common Application and Coalition Application, and develop strong essay drafts for college admission.
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45% students attended in-state colleges
54% students attended out of state colleges
63% students attended public universities
37% students attended private universities
8 National Merit Finalists
13 National Merit Commended Scholars
Class of 2020
"In the college application process, there are a lot of boxes that need to be checked. Lake Highland has given me the metaphorical pen needed to check off ALL of these boxes. Whether it's bettering my score or sports, establishing my character or bettering my extracurriculars, or giving me freedom to shape my high school experience and fun times to enjoy every moment, the teachers and principals of Lake Highland have made it THE School of Opportunity for me."