Tag Archives: College Acceptance

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Commitment to Mission

In 1920, Robert Wright, soon to be a member of West Catholic’s first graduating class, wrote an editorial in the school newspaper titled “Commencement.” In the editorial, Robert wrote that while he was confident his graduating classmates would face hardship and disappointment in career or college, “we feel confident that we will have a clear […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Mays

Jasmine Mays graduated from West Catholic Prep in the Spring of 2016. She is now a student at Villanova University and a recipient of the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholarship. Jasmine attended Saint Francis De Sales for elementary school and was active in LaSallian Youth as well as Girl Scouts and Philadelphia Futures. We got […]

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Students Take Big Leap into their Future at West Catholic Prep’s College Instant Decision Day

In November and December, five colleges/universities came to West Catholic for “College Instant Decision Day” — a growing trend that gives college admissions representatives a one-day opportunity to meet personally with students at their high schools to review their applications and materials and potentially offer them instant admission. And, here at West Catholic, the five visiting schools found more than 50 students who are not only intellectually ready for college work, but also have the ambition to contribute to a challenging academic environment.