College Advising

The College Advising Office empowers students to take the lead in deciding where they’ll go after graduation, providing exceptional support, up-to-date resources, and expertise in the world of college admissions. We guide students as they consider a range of options for life after Hotchkiss, teach them how to put together a college application that reflects their beliefs and talents, and help them choose the path that suits them best.

The Right Fit, College Advisors Help Students Seek Their Own Paths

When Nick Carola ’16 walked into Director of College Advising Rick Hazelton’s office in the fall of his upper-mid year, he had no idea where he wanted to go to college. At Hotchkiss, science had been Nick’s passion. Read more...


College Process Video Series

Upper-Mid Forum Videos

Where We Go to College

Follow this link to view the top colleges and universities our alumni attended in the past four years.

Alumna Corina Fitzgerald '13 featured in US News about her college choice. Read full article here.

College Advising Office

Office phone:

(860) 435-3180

Office fax:

(860) 435-3157

Serena Oh Castellano
Director of College Advising

Wayne Berger
Associate Director

Katherine Boyd
Associate Director

Maxine Coleman
Associate Director

Annie Hall
Senior Associate Director

Jennifer Meeker
Associate Director

Josh Smith
Senior Associate Director

Diana Jones
Administrative Assistant to College Advising