Woodward Academy Crest  


Collection # DRT-70.1-001

Records of the College Counseling Office,

Main Entry: College Counseling Office
13 Files, 12 Bound Items

Biographical/Historical Note:
Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, Woodward had only a very limited program for counseling and assisting graduating seniors with the college admission processes. In the early 1980s, as the school grew and the college admissions processes became more complex and more important, the Upper School Academic Dean’s Office under Roger Sloan began to expand activities associated with college admissions. Missy Sanchez, who came to Woodward in 1977 as a Science teacher, became a part-time college counselor. Soon her role grew significantly and she was appointed the full-time Director of College Counseling. Over the next decades, Sanchez initiated a complex and highly successful counseling program servicing the considerable needs of graduating seniors and their parents, and extending down to the level of underclassmen. By 2002, the College Counseling department boasted five full-time professionals and separate offices in the Consignment Shop house.

Scope and Content:
This collection consists of printed papers documents, computer printouts, bound pamphlets, and school directories covering approximately 1982-2002, dealing principally with college admissions. Included is a set of twenty-five printed “Academic Profiles,” 1982-2002, which the college counselors included with each college application assessing the academic quality of the school. Also included are eight copies of bound “College Handbooks,” 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, which guided students through important aspects of the college admissions process. Covering the years 1987-1999 are eleven computer printouts of college acceptances and a “Summary of College Acceptances and Matriculations, 1983-1995.” Also included are four school directories, 1984-1988. For more School Directories, see Collection #DRT-180.2-007 and #DRT-180.2-009.

Restrictions: Because of the confidential nature of the collection materials, access to some of the papers is restricted.

Subject Headings:
Academic Dean 70.0


Return to Archives Home page

All pages Copyright Woodward Academy