College Counseling

We achieve greatness by handing our values onto the next generation and empowering them to go and build the future.
— Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Highly personalized guidance through the college admission process is part of the Denver JDS package.

Our experienced College Counselor Cynthia (Ceci) Lowinger, LCSW/MPA, works closely with students and their families to arrive at a good match between the college and the student. Ceci's comprehensive and individualized counseling services have enabled hundreds of Denver JDS students to gain acceptance into and thrive at the colleges of their choice. From testing to college searches to applications and decisions, Ceci helps students — and their parents — navigate the road after high school. The Denver JDS College Counseling Office is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and the Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling.

Student Resources

The following documents are updated throughout the year for your information:
Four Year Road Map to Denver JDS College Counseling
Seniors’ College Timeline
Tips for the College Application Process
2018-19 Upper Division Profile
Colleges Attended by our Graduates
Professional Schools Attended by our Graduates
Class of 2018 College Acceptances

Students are encouraged to use the following links and information as they begin thinking about colleges.

A guide to standardized testing
Learn more about the ACT, including online registration
Get information about the SAT, including online registration
Access free SAT practice questions and tips for the exam
Search a list of more than 830 four-year colleges that don't rely on SAT or ACT scores for admission
Get help with test preparation and college selection
Conduct a college search for nursing, culinary, honors programs, and more
Gain Kaplan test preparation skills

Click here to reach College Counselor Ceci Lowinger or call her at (303) 369-0663, ext. 227.

College Counselor

Ceci Lowinger

Ceci Lowinger

Titles: College Counselor
Phone Numbers:
School: x227

Planning for Financial Aid

Students applying for financial aid need to check and be sure to meet the specific deadline for each school to which they apply. Ceci works individually with students and parents to apply for need based and merit based scholarships.