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College Counseling

Park Tudor's College Counseling Department helps students and parents understand the complexities of the college admissions process. Our counselors work one-on-one with each student to assess their academic and personal needs, leading to an appropriate selection of institutions to which to apply.

The comprehensive 4-year college advisory program starts in 9th grade by advising students' academic progression and extracurricular participation. All Upper School students participate in group college-planning sessions, and juniors and seniors have individual conferences with one of our college counselors to guide them through the application and admissions process.

Park Tudor School Profile

Park Tudor Profile for Colleges

College Counseling Handbook

College Guidance Handbook

College Matriculation List

Park Tudor College Matriculation

Exciting Futures

» 98% of Park Tudor students attend one of their top three colleges of choice.

» 98% of young alumni assert they were extremely well-prepared for college.

» 96% of graduates of the Classes of 2008-2012 matriculated to colleges and universities classified as Very, Highly or Most Competitive in admission (Barron's Profiles of American Colleges, 29th edition). Another 1-2% entered specialized art schools or conservatories.

» 98-member Class of 2013 was offered more than $10.5 million in college merit scholarships.

» In 2012-13, 201 students in grades 9-12 (half of the Upper School) took a total of 490 AP exams. 87% of students earned a score of 3 or higher, making them eligible for college credit.

» 11 National AP Scholars in 2012.

College Counseling Staff

(317) 415-2719
Larry Eckel, Director of College Guidance
Larry Eckel
(317) 415-2789
Sue Stemen, Associate Director of College Guidance
Sue Stemen
Associate Director
(317) 415-2829
Shari Sutton
Shari Sutton
Associate Director
(317) 415-2726
Joe Fumusa, College Counselor
Joe Fumusa
College Counselor
(317) 415-2794
Mary Pendexter, Registrar
Mary Pendexter
(317) 415-2719

Park Tudor's College Counseling staff are active members in the National and Indiana Associations of College Admission Counseling. Director Larry Eckel earned an Ed. M. degree with a concentration in counseling from Harvard University; Associate Director Sue Stemen holds a J.D. degree from the Indiana University School of Law; Associate Director Shari Sutton brings experience from the college admissions field at Vanderbilt and Indiana Universities; and Counselor Joe Fumusa has a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.