College Guidance

Preparing Students for Their Future

The world of college admissions can be intimidating but Northside Christian Academy recognizes the importance of equipping students with the knowledge and information they need to be successful as they transition into their college years.

The Guidance Department at Northside Christian Academy aids students along the college planning path by providing a full range of services for all aspects of academic life and college preparation. Our College Counseling program begins with educational workshops in ninth grade and continues through the senior year with increasingly involved and individualized programming. The Guidance Department cultivates this process by offering individual and group meetings, visits with college representatives, helps facilitate college tours and campus visits, SAT and ACT prep, and assistance with applications, interviews, and scholarships.

NCA’s College Counselor values building relationships with students and serving as a resource to parents. She has connections with college representatives across the country and assists students in selecting a college that will allow them to reach their spiritual, educational, and career goals.

Where Are Our Graduates Now?

 

  • Cedarville University
  • Davidson College
  • Duke University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Georgia Tech
  • Liberty University
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Wheaton College

To view a full list of schools, please review our School Profile.

Testing

All Northside Christian Academy students are required to take the SAT in the spring of their junior year and again in the fall of their senior year.

Students are encouraged to also take the ACT. In preparation for these tests, students in grade nine take the PSAT 8/9, students in grades ten and eleven take the PSAT/NMSQT. All students enrolled in an AP course are required to take the national exam in the spring.

 

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Transcripts Requests

Current Seniors may request transcripts for college applications through their Naviance Account.

Graduates may email the guidance department at bonnie.holmes@ncacharlotte.com to request a transcript. Please include your name, graduation year, and Date of Birth. Also, include the mailing address or email address where the transcript should be sent.

Resources for High School Students

If your student needs specific questions answered regarding the college application process, contact our Guidance Counselor, at any time. You may also follow the Northside Guidance Blog for helpful tips or check out these outside resources for college preparation:

 

Check out our Guidance Blog!

In an effort to help provide students and their families with up-to-date information in a practical way, College Guidance Counselor, Bonnie Holmes manages our NCA Guidance Blog! She will use this space to pass along details regarding scholarships, open house opportunities, deadlines, college tours, summer experiences, and more! Check back often and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!

 

    College Representatives

    We love having college reps on our campus! College admission representatives can now go to https:/repvisits.com to schedule an appointment with our high school.

    Need More Information?

    Are you looking for a school that will equip your child with the necessary tools and information for the college transition? Contact us to schedule a tour of our campus and get any questions you may have answered. Call us today: 704-596-4074.

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