High School Seniors Have Made Their Final Decisions – Here’s Where They’re Going to College!

By Sam Rosensohn

The thick envelopes are in and area high school seniors have made their final decisions on where they’re going to college next fall. What follows is a list of 10 area high schools and what their seniors have decided to do after graduation.

Branford High School Graduates 270 Seniors

Univ. of Rhode Island, 4; Western New England College, Albertus Magnus, 2; New England Inst. of Technology, 2; Southern Conn. State Univ., 13; Atlantic Culinary Acad., Boston College, Rochester Inst. of Technology, European Cosmotology, UConn, 13; UConn dental program, UConn law, Choate PG year, Branford Hall, 2; Gateway Community College, 11; Fairfield Univ., Umass at Amherst, 3; Quinnipiac Univ., 6; Penn State, Roger Williams Univ., 2; Gettysburg College, Boston Univ., New Hampshire Community College, Providence College, 3; Columbia Univ., 2; McGill Univ., 2; Branford Academy of Hair and Cosmotology, 2; Springfield College, Univ. of Southern Calif., Smith College, 2; Simmons College, Roger Williams Univ., 5; UConn at Waterbury, 2; Univ. of Vermont, Univ. of New Haven, 3; UConn at Avery Pt., Salve Regina Univ., 2; Mass Maritime, Trinity College, 2; Wagner College, Pratt Inst., Western Conn. State Univ., Endicott College, Bentley College, Conn. School of Electronics, Manhattanville College, Univ. of Hartford, St. Leo College, Drew Univ., Eastern Conn. State Univ., 6; Dickinson College, Syracuse Univ., 2; Cornell Univ., Wentworth Inst., Central Conn. State Univ., 3; Castleton College, Merrimack College, 2; Boston College, Paier College of Art., 2; Northeastern Univ., 2; Conn. Ctr. for Massage Therapy, Univ. of Michigan,  Savannah College of Art, 2; Central Conn. State Univ., 3; Universal Tech. Inst., Notre Dame, Boston Conservancy, Iona College, Univ. of the Arts, Sacred Heart Univ., Rice Univ., Emerson College, 2; Lake Sumter Community College, Wheaton College, Univ. of Maine at Orono, Brown Univ., Keene State College, 2; Pratt Inst., Univ. of Hartford, Conn. School of Broadcasting, Teach Hairdressing, Western Conn. State Univ., 2; Yale Univ., Franklin Pierce, UConn at Torrington, Tufts Univ., George Washington Univ., 2; Western New England College, Northwest Community College, Tufts Univ., Albright College,  Western Conn. State Univ., Middlebury College, Employment, 22; Military, 5.

Daniel Hand High School in Madison Graduates 238 Seniors

George Washington Univ., 4; Northeastern Univ., 2; Univ. of Vermont, 4; Univ. of Maryland, 2; Univ. of Denver, UConn, 23; Marshall Univ., LaSalle Univ., 2; Univ. of Mass. at Amherst, 4; Penn. College of Technology, Univ. of Tennessee, Bucknell Univ., 2; Central Conn. State Univ., 5; Northeastern Univ., Univ. of New Hampshire, 3; Costal Carolina Univ., Johnson & Wales Univ., 3; Ohio State Univ., Emerson College, Univ. of Colorado, 2; Clark Univ., Hofstra Univ., 3; Elon College, 3; Univ. of Rhode Island, 3; American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Bryant College, Tufts Univ., 2; Univ. of New England, Pratt Inst., Fordham Univ., 2; Lynn Univ., Indiana Univ., 2; Tulane Univ., Southern Vermont College, Verket For Hogskcleseruce in Sweden, Rhode Island College, Stonehill College, Univ. of Central Fla., Hobart, William Smith Colleges, Plymouth State College, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Boston College, 3; Quinnipiac Univ., 2; Merrimack College, Suffolk Univ., 4; Univ. of Pittsburgh,  Savannah College of Art and Design, 4; Ithica College, Hollins Univ., Temple Univ., Southern Conn. State Univ., 9; Univ. of Richmond, St. Lawerence Univ., College of William and Mary, Arizona State Univ., Univ. of Richmond, Mitchell College, 2; Emmanuel College, Brown Univ., 2; New York Univ., 3; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Roger Williams Univ., 2; Newbury College, Rhode Island School of Design, East Carolina Univ., Trinity College, Drexel Univ., Springfield College, St. Michael’s College, 2; Univ. of Puget Sound, Eastern Conn. State Univ., 4; Providence College, 3; Penn. State Univ., 4; Coastal Carolina Univ., 2; Amherst College, 2; Univ. of Rochester, Loyola College, Western New England College, 2; Gettysburg College, Wheaton College, Univ. of North Carolina, Univ. of Delaware, 3; Keene State College, 2; Johnson & Wales Univ., 2; Bentley College, 2; Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., James Madison Univ., 2; SUNY-Purchase, Univ. of Calif.- Santa Barbara, Alfred Univ., Barry Univ., 2; Univ. of Auckland – New Zealand, Marist College, 2; Berklee College of Music, Middlebury College, Denison Univ., Manhattan College, Fairfield Univ., Middlesex Community College, 2; Bethany College, Stanford Univ., Univ. of  Kentucky, Univ. of Penn, Swarthmore College, Haverford College, Oberlin College, Mary Washington College, Univ. of New Haven, New England Inst. of Technology, 2; Univ. of Arizona, Villanova Univ., Skidmore College, Guilford College, Smith College, St. Leo Univ., Salve Regina Univ., 3; Hartwick College, 2; Washington Univ., Military, 2; Employment, 5; Undecided, 8.

Haddam-Killingworth High School Graduates 159 Seniors

Albertus Magnus, Arizona State Univ., Assumption College, Avon Old Farms Prep School, Babson College, Beloit College, Boston Univ., 5; Brevard Community College in Fla., Bringham Young Univ., Butler Univ., Center for Culinary Arts, Central Conn. State Univ., 10; Champlain College, Choate Rosemary Hall, College of Charleston, Dean College, 2; Eastern Conn. State Univ., 3; Elmhurst College, Illinois, Emerson College, Emmanuel College, Fashion Inst. of Technology, Fordham Univ., 2; Full Sail School in Fla., George Mason Univ., George Washington Univ., 2; Gettysburg College, Johns Hopkins Univ., Johnson & Wales Univ., Lyndon State College, Manhattanville College, Marist College, Mass. College of Pharmacy, McGill University, Methodist College, Middlesex Community College, 13; Montana State Univ., Motorcycle Mechanics Inst. in Fla., New England Institute of Tech., 3; Notheastern Univ., 2; Ohio State Univ., Parsons School of Design, Penn. State Univ., 2; Quinnipiac Univ., Radford Univ., Rhode Island College, Rocky Hill School of Massage Therapy, Roger Williams Univ., Sacred Heart Univ., Salve Regina Univ., 2; Skidmore College, Southern Conn. State Univ., 8; St. Bonaventure Univ., St. Johns Univ. in Queens, St. Lawrence Univ., Suffolk Univ., SUNY College of Agriculture, SUNY at Albany, Syracuse Univ., Tulane Univ., UConn, 5; UConn-Avery Pt., 3; UConn-Torrington, Umass at Amherst, Univ. of New Haven, Unity College, Univ. of Penn., Univ. of Southern Calif., Univ. of the Arts-Philadelphia, Univ. of Utah, 2; Univ. of Vermont, Vassar College, Wentworth Inst. of Technology, 4; Western Conn. State Univ., 3; Worcester Polytechnic Inst., Employment, 18, Military, 6; Undecided 5.

Hopkins School in New Haven Graduates 124 Students

Babson College, Barnard College, Bates College, 2; Bentley College, Boston College, 2; Bowdoin College, 2; Brown Univ., 5; Bucknell Univ., Carleton College, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Colby College, 2; Colgate Univ. 4; Columbia Univ., 2; Conn. College, 3; Cornell College, 4; Dartmouth Univ., 2; Denison Univ., Drew Univ., 3; Eastman School of Music, George Washington Univ., 2; Georgetown Univ., 8; Gettysburg College, Harvard Univ., 2; Haverford College, Johns Hopkins Univ., 2; Lewis & Clark College, McGill Univ., Middlebury College, 5; New York Univ., 4; Princeton Univ., 2; Reed College, Roanoke College,  Spelman College, St. Andrews College, 2; St. John’s College, St. John’s Univ., Stanford Univ., 3; Swarthmore College, 2; Trinity College, 2; Tufts Univ., 4; Union College, UConn, 5; Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Maryland, Univ. of Miami, Univ. of Michigan, Univ. of Penn., 6; Univ. of Rochester, Univ. of S. Cal., Vanderbilt Univ., Vassar College, Villanova Univ., Washington Univ., Wesleyan Univ., Wheaton College, Williams College, Yale Univesity, 10.

Mercy High School in Middletown Graduates 159 Students

Albert Magnus, 2; Albright College, Babson College, Boston College, 2; Boston Conservancy, Brandeis Univ., Bucknell Univ., Central Conn. State Univ., 6; Coastal Carolina Univ., Colby-Sawyer College, 4; College of the Holy Cross, 2; Duke Univ., Eastern Conn. State Univ., 3; Eckerd College, Emmanuel College, 4; Endicott College, Fairfield Univ., 5; Fordham Univ. – Lincoln Ctr., Gateway Community College, George Washington Univ., Gordon College, 2; Hofstra Univ., 2; James Madison Univ., Johnson & Wales Univ., Keene State College, 4; LaSalle Univ., Long Island Univ. – CW Post Campus, Long Island Univ., Loyola College – Maryland, Loyola Univ. – New Orleans, Marist College, 2; Middlesex Community College, 7; Mount Holyoke College, 2; Muhlenberg College, Nazareth College, New York Univ., Northeastern Univ., Ohio State Univ., Providence College, Quinnipiac Univ., 3; Roger Williams Univ., 3; Sacred Heart Univ., 2; St. Anselm College, St. Joseph College, 2; St. Joseph’s Univ., Salve Regina Univ., 3; Savannah College of Art and Design, Simmons College, Skidmore College, Southern Conn. State Univ., 9; Springfield College, 2; Stetson Univ., Stonehill College, 2; Suffolk Univ., 2; SUNY – Albany, Syracuse Univ., Teikyo Post Univ., Temple Univ., UConn, 16, Union College, United States Air Force/CCSU, University of Colorado – Boulder, Univ. of Hartford, 3; University of Kentucky, University of Maryland, UMass – Amherst, Univ. of New England, Univ. of New Hampshire, 2; Univ. of New Haven, 3; Univ. of Rhode Island, 3; Univ. of S. Carolina – Columbia, Univ. of Vermont, 4; Utica College, Vanderbilt Univ., Wagner College, Western Conn. State Univ., Western New England College, 2.

Morgan High School in Clinton Graduates 85 Students

Adelphi Univ., Alfred Univ., American Music and Dance Academy, Arizona State Univ., Central Conn. State Univ., 7 students; Dean College, 2, Eastern Conn. State Univ., Eckerd College, Emmanuel College, Gal-Mar Academy of Hair Dressing, Gateway Community Technical College, 5; Green Mountain College, Iona College, 2; Keene State College, Marymount Univ., McDaniel College, Merrimack College, Middlesex Community Technical College, 9; Montana Wilderness School of the Bible, New England College, New England Technical Institute, 4; Northeastern Univ., Principia College, Quinnipiac Univ., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2; Roger Williams Univ., 3; Rowan Univ., Salve Regina Univ., Southern Conn. State Univ., 3; Springfield Technical Community College, Stonehill College, SUNY at Buffalo, SUNY at Purchase, Three Rivers Community College, 2; University of Bridgeport, Univ. of Conn., 18; Univ. of Conn. at Avery Pt., 6; Univ. of Hartford, 2; Univ. of Maryland at College Park, Univ. of Mass. at Amherst, 2; Univ. of Mass. at Boston, 2; Univ. of New Haven, Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte, Univ. of Vermont, Univ. of Valparaiso, Wentworth Inst. of Technology, Western Conn. State Univ., 3; Western New England College, 2.

Old Saybrook High School Graduates 112 Seniors

Johnson & Wales, 2; Suffolk Univ., 2; Middlesex Community College, Hamilton College, Southern Conn. State Univ., 4; UConn, 9; Univ. of Richmond, Syracuse Univ., Central Connecticut State Univ., 3; Western Conn. State Univ., St. Michael’s College, Univ. of New Haven, 2; School of Visual Arts, Elms College, Eastern Conn. State Univ., 2; Villanova Univ., George Mason Univ., Univ. of N.Carolina at Wilmington, Three Rivers Community College, 3; Coastal Carolina Univ., Mount Holyoke College, Boston Univ., Univ. of Miami, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg College, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Fisher College, Boston College, Univ. of Georgia, Univ. of New Hampshire, 2; Hairdressing School, Univ. of New Haven, 4; Trinity College, Richmond American, Gateway Community College, St. Anselm, 2; Belmont Univ., Central Conn. State Univ., Quinnipiac Univ., 2; Becker College, Univ. of Sciences in Philadelphia, Belmont College, Cedar Crest College, Eugene Lang, Year Off, AFS student returns to Turkey, Sacred Heart Univ., Univ. of Iowa, Wyoming Tech, Univ. of Maryland, Northeastern Univ., American Univ., Western New England College, UMASS at Amherst, Univ. of Tampa, Roger Williams Univ., Western Georgia, Briarwood College, Manhattanville College, Paier College of Art, Fairfield Univ., Springfield College, Employment, 17.

Valley Regional High School in Deep River Graduates 105 Students

American Univ., Assumption College, Bentley College, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis Univ., Briarwood College, Clemson Univ., College of Charleston, Dean College, Eastern Conn. State Univ., Elon Univ., Fairfield Univ., Fisher College, Franklin Pierce College, George Washington Univ., Hamilton College, High Point Univ., Hofstra Univ., Ithaca College, Keene State College, Lake Erie College, Lyndon State College, Manhattan College, Manhattanville College, Marymount Univ., New York Univ., Rhode Island School of Design, Savannah College of Art, Southern Conn. State Univ., Springfield College, Stetson Univ., Suffolk Univ., Univ. of Mass. – Dartmouth,  Univ. of  N. Carolina – Wilmington, Univ. of Rhode Island, Univ. of Tampa, Western Conn. State Univ., Worcester State College, Yale Univ., Western New England College, 2; Univ. of New Haven, 2; Southern New Hampshire Univ., 2; Roger Williams Univ. 2; Northeastern Univ., 3; Johnson & Wales Univ., 3; Central Conn. State Univ., 3; UConn, 9;    Middlesex Community College, 10.

Wesbrook High School Graduates 62 Seniors

Amherst College, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Barran Institute of Technology, Boston University, Central Conn. State Univ., 5; Clarkson Univ., Colgate Univ., Cornell Univ., Curry College, Dean College, 2; Delaware Valley College, Eastern Conn. State Univ., 4; Emmanuel College, European Academy of Cosmetology & Hair, Gateway Community College, Georgetown Univ., Gettysburg College, 2; Keene State College, 2; Long Island University at Southhampton, Middlesex Community College, 4; Northeastern Univ., Rochester Inst. of Tech., Sacred Heart Univ., Simmons College, St. Michael’s College, SUNY Fashion Inst., UConn, 5; University of Maine at Machias, Univ. of New Haven, Univ. of Utah, Univ. of Vermont, Villanova Univ., Western Conn. State Univ., 2; Western New England College, Employment, 10.

The Williams School in New London Graduates 73 Students

American Univ., Andrew’s Univ., Bentley College, Boston College, 2; Boston Univ., 3; Brandeis Univ., Brown Univ., 3; Bryn Mawr College, 2; Clark Univ., Colgate Univ., College of the Holy Cross, Conn. College, 2; Dixie State College, Drew Univ., 3; Eckerd College, 2; Edgewood College, Emory Univ., Eugene Lang College, Fordham Univ., George Washington Univ., Goucher College, Hampshire College, Hobart/William Smith College, Lafayette College, Mass. Inst. of Tech., Middlebury College, Mt. Holyoke College, Pace Univ., Providence College, 2; Rhodes College, Roger Williams  Univ., 2; Salve Regina Univ., Skidmore College, St. Lawrence Univ., 4; St. Michael’s College, Suffolk Univ., Tulane Univ., Univ. of Calif. at Santa Barbara, UConn, 5; Univ. of Richmond, Univ. of Vermont, 3; United States Army, Vassar College, 2; Wagner College, 2; Washington Univ., Wellesley College, 2; Western Conn. State Univ., Wheaton College, and Yale Univ.

Sam Rosensohn is the founder of College Planning Partnerships, which offers prep classes for the SAT and helps students to prepare for college and write college essays. He can be reached in Clinton at 860-664-9857 or at sam@satprepct.com