For Admission Officers

Frequently Asked Questions for Admission Counselors

How can I schedule a visit?

We are delighted to welcome admission representatives throughout the year. To schedule a visit, please use www.counselorcommunity.com or contact our office at 203-439-7291.

Cheshire Academy hosts a yearly college fair in April.  For additional information and to register please use www.counselorcommunity.com.

When using GPS please use 50 Woodbury Court, Cheshire Connecticut 06410 to obtain the most accurate directions.

What other schools are close to Cheshire Academy?

Cheshire High School (1 mile)
Mark T Sheehan High School (5 miles)
Choate Rosemary Hall (7 miles)
Lyman Hall (8 miles)
Orville H. Platt (6 miles)
Francis T. Maloney (10 miles)
Southington High School (10 miles)
Hamden Hall Country Day (12 miles)


The College Counseling Office is located in Hurley Hall. Parking can be found throughout campus; however, designated visitor parking can be found near Bowden Hall.

What if I am running late for a college visit?

Don’t panic – please drive safely. Please contact the College Counseling Office 203-439-7291 and let us know.

What if I am missing forms?

Call the College Counseling Office at 203-439-7291. Our administrative assistant will either be able to help you or direct you to the student’s college counselor.

Can colleges send pamphlets or viewbooks to Cheshire Academy?

In an effort to be eco-friendly, the College Counseling Office is looking to cut back on hard copy information from colleges/universities. Thank you for helping us in this endeavor.

What is the best way to get in touch with a student?

We strongly suggest that you email the student (firstname.lastname@cheshireacademy.org) and cc the college counselor. Often times our international students have chosen a nickname that they prefer to use. Their email address is their given first name.

What if a student is missing test scores?

Please let us know. We can email or fax a school copy and rush them from the College Board/ACT if necessary.

Sarah Lasoff-Hodge

Associate Director of College Counseling; Varsity Girls' Lacrosse Assistant Coach

203-439-7552 MORE

Laura Dempsey

Senior Associate Director of College Counseling

203-439-7294 MORE

Madeleine Bergstrom

Director of College Counseling

203-439-7550 MORE

Cindi Ruggeri

College Counseling Associate

203-439-7286 MORE