College Counseling

Our College Counseling Office, staffed with three full-time college counselors and a coordinator of student-athlete college recruitment, works to ensure all students matriculate to a college or university suited to their personalities and passions.

College Counseling News

List of 3 news stories.

  • College admission officers advise RE community

    College admission officers from eight colleges and universities shared their expertise and advice with Ransom Everglades’ students and parents during separate panel discussions on Oct. 15 at the Lewis Family Auditorium and the Rehearsal Hall.
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  • College counselors meet with senior parents

    RE's college counseling team met with senior parents to engage them in the college process, sharing nuts-and-bolts information regarding dates, deadlines and procedures, and also highlighting the high level of personal attention provided to all members of the Class of 2020. Head of School Penny Townsend opened the Aug. 27 event at the Lewis Family Auditorium. Director of College Counseling Claudia Jolivert and counselors Daniel Creasy and Aleny Garcia each addressed the dozens of parents in attendance.
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  • Makenzie Love '19, Anna Mistele '19, Margo Squire '19 and Valeria Vela '19

    Four seniors named National Merit Scholars

    Makenzie Love '19, Anna Mistele '19, Margo Squire '19 and Valeria Vela '19 were named 2019 National Merit Scholarship winners, joining just 2,500 seniors nationwide to receive the distinction from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the organization announced May 8. The four seniors were selected from a pool of some 15,000 finalists in the 64th-annual National Merit Scholarship competition.
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College Counseling Team

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Claudia Jolivert

    Mrs. Claudia Jolivert 

    Director of College Counseling
  • Photo of Roger Caron

    Mr. Roger Caron 

    Coordinator of Student-Athlete College Recruitment, History & Social Sciences Teacher, Coach
  • Photo of Daniel Creasy

    Mr. Daniel Creasy 

    Senior Associate Director of College Counseling
  • Photo of Aleny Garcia

    Ms. Aleny Garcia 

    Associate Director of College Counseling
  • Mr. Terry Giffen 

    College Counseling
  • Mrs. Lyn Bernasco 

    College Counseling Temp



List of 3 items.

  • Freshmen & Sophomores

    Beginning in the ninth grade, a series of class meetings for students and evening sessions for parents is offered to inform families about the college application process.

    The College Counseling Office is open to underclassmen on an as-needed basis. Common questions concern standardized testing, summer programs and course scheduling. College Counselors do their best to be available to all students, prioritizing students in the senior and junior classes.
  • Juniors

    The College Deans Symposium starts the process for juniors giving students and their parents in-depth insights into the admission process.

    Individualized college counseling begins in the junior year. It’s an 18-month process that includes frequent meetings between counselors, students and parents.
  • Seniors

    A College Tour each year in June gives rising seniors a chance to visit a range of colleges and universities with their college counselors.

    Each fall, RE welcomes more than 100 admissions officers to campus, allowing students to learn about colleges in an intimate setting.

Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.