Mount Saint Dominic Academy

College Counseling

“Going to The Mount prepared me academically for college and gave me the tools and drive to reach the academic and professional goals I set for myself. Being part of The Mount community truly empowered me to face the demands of a rigorous major and challenging career successfully.”

-Kristin Levandowski, MSDA 2006
BS Fairfield University 2010; MS Boston University 2012, Genetic Counseling
Certified & licensed Genetic Counselor; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Helping our Girls Gain Admittance to the Best Colleges

Kristin’s comments echo what we often hear from young Mount graduates—how well prepared they were for college and beyond.  Our girls are prepared for the best colleges in the country – 73% of the Class of 2015 were accepted at “Most Competitive,” Highly Competitive Plus,” and “Highly Competitive” colleges and universities according to Barron’s Profile of American Colleges.

With our school motto of empowering young women, our office works with each student and her family every step of the way for each student to reach her full potential. We prepare our girls with the most complete and updated understanding of the college admissions process. Collectively we identify her best college options that match her interests, abilities, and talents. Counselors help educate throughout all four years via individual appointments, parent conferences, in-class sessions, and evening informational meetings with Mount and guest speakers.

Four Year Timeline

Class of 2015: A Record of Accomplishments

Class of 2014: A Record of Accomplishments


College Visits and Fairs

College Planning Resources


Meet the Advisors

Ms. Kathryn DeBlock, MA
Director of School and College Counseling
Ext. 1121

Ms. Kathryn DeBlock has a B.S. in Psychology from Lebanon Valley College and M.A. in School Counseling from Montclair State University. She is an active member of the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling and Essex County School Counselors Association. Throughout the year, she attends school counseling conferences and college campus tours to continue to grow in her knowledge of college counseling.

Ms. Kimberly Lovato, MA
School Counselor and College Advisor
Ext. # 1128

Ms. Kimberly Lovato has a B.S. from Fairfield University and an M.A. in School Counseling from Montclair State University. She is an active member of both the American and New Jersey School Counseling Associations. Ms. Lovato loves working with students on the college planning process and preparing them for their futures.

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