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Prospective Transfer Student
Students who are interested in transferring to St. Mary’s Preparatory for the second semester in January, or at the start of a new school year will be invited to shadow at St. Mary’s Preparatory AFTER the Dean of Admissions has evaluated the applicants most current report card and transcript.
Transfer Students seeking midyear acceptance (January) may be invited to shadow between October 24th and December 5th. Students seeking to transfer at the start of the following school year will be invited to shadow between March 1st and May 1st.
The shadow day schedule is as follows:
|8:15 am||- Arrival at the Admissions Center/pickup by the host|
|8:30am-11:30||- Mass (if a Wednesday or Friday) then periods 1-4|
|12:00pm-1:00pm||- Period 5|
|1:00pm||- Return to Admissions Center; interview with the Dean of Admissions; pickup|
Shadow Days MUST be scheduled in advance at least 3 days prior to the desired day.
Shadow Day Dress Code
- Dress pants (khaki, black, blue, grey, or brown)
- White oxford style dress shirt
- Business style tie
- Bress shoes, dress socks, belt
If you are shadowing in the colder months please bring a coat. We are a campus, and our students move from building to building, outdoors for classes.
Don’t worry about bringing a lunch as it is on the house! We will supply you and your shadow host a lunch ticket upon arrival.
Directions to the Admissions Center
The Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Preparatory Admissions Center is located right off of Commerce Road. We have a separate entrance than the main school entrance. If you are heading east on Commerce Road, the Admissions Center will be on your right before the main campus entrance. If you are heading West on Commerce Road, the Admissions Center will be on the left just after the main campus entrance. You will see the Admissions Center sign on the front of th e building. Please park to the right when you pull in and our Dean of Admissions and shadow host will eagerly be awaiting your arrival.