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College Success & Alumni Persistence Center


Andrea Leonard
Director of College Success Center
Samantha Jouthe 
Senior College Success Counselor
Shanika Foster
College Success Counselor
Fernando Martinez
Alumni Persistence Manager
Enrique Guzman
Alumni Persistence Associate

Alumni Persistence Emergency Fund Application - Opens July 1

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We Are Proud To Have A 100% College Acceptance Rate!

The College Success and Alumni Persistence Center at Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School prepares each student for the transition into post-secondary education by providing college and career exposure, financial literacy, high school course advising, and individualized counseling tailored to each student’s unique strengths & long-term goals. Students are equipped with strategies to identify quality colleges & universities, compete and earn scholarship opportunities, and explore career options that will align with their desired post-secondary studies. Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School provides students in grades 9 through 12 with college exposure through college and career advisory for grades 9 and 10 and credit-bearing college prep courses for students in grades 11 and 12. Students receive the following:

  • Competitive Essay Writing Coaching                                                               
  • Competitive Resume Composition
  • Test Preparation
  • Federal & State Student Aid Literacy & Access
  • College Admissions Counseling
  • Scholarship Counseling
  • College Prep Course (11th & 12th)
  • College Prep Advisory (9th & 10th)

Students are held to the highest standards and are responsible for registering for appropriate tests and completing applications while meeting all deadline requirements. The college counselor is here to advise, encourage, challenge, and support students as they set academic and career goals. Students and parents are encouraged to participate in our Parent University program to stay advised on financial aid meetings and extracurricular activities, college admissions, summer enrichment opportunities (Grades 9-11), scholarships, test prep, and all related college preparation updates. Alumni are offered college entry and retention counseling through admissions and transfer guidance, financial aid & college credit advising, financial literacy, employment, and wrap-around resources to complete a postsecondary college education and successfully attain a career. 




AT DBCR College Prep Creed

We believe.
We are the young men and women of DBCR.
We are college bound.
We are exceptional – not because we say
but because we work hard at it.
We are not afraid of challenges because we rise to meet them.
We are dedicated, focused, and serious about our futures.
We never fail because we never give up.
We have a future for which we are accountable.
We have a responsibility to our family, community, and world.
We believe in ourselves.
We believe in each other.
We believe that we will graduate from college.
We believe that we will change the world.