College Counseling Office

Greetings from the College Counseling Office! 

The work of our office is quite simple: it is the culmination of Brookfield Academy fulfilling its Mission of preparing students for college and life. The efforts undertaken here, in coordination with students, parents, and faculty, ensure that the education our students have received finds a place to continue to grow and develop. Our graduates pursue higher education at a college or university that suits the interests, talents, and abilities they have developed as a student at Brookfield Academy. 

Utilizing decades of college counseling and admission experience, we work closely with each student and family in order to navigate the full scope of the college search, application, and selection process.

Brookfield Academy graduates continue their studies at all manner of institutions across the country, and world. From large public research universities to small private liberal arts and science colleges, and everything in between, our graduates are prepared to undertake the rigors of post-secondary education at the finest institutions.

Our work is a four year process, aiding the growth and development taking place in the classroom. This ensures that a Brookfield Academy graduate has a deeper understanding of one’s self, their strengths and weaknesses, their interests and passions. This understanding results in a successful transition from our school to college and life.

Warmest regards,

Nick Spaeth
Director of College Counseling
Moving from high school to college is one of life's most important journeys. Our College Counseling Program helps each Brookfield Academy student travel through the process with confidence and success.
We believe each young person is unique with his or her own passions and talents; therefore, our goal is to help and inspire every student to find colleges that match these personal qualities. We also believe parents are important partners in the process of planning for their students' futures. We involve them in each step of the process; individual and group parent meetings are frequently scheduled.

College Office Contacts

List of 3 members.

  • Mr. Nicholas Spaeth 

  • Mrs. Megan Greischar 

  • Mrs. Carolyn Nowacki 


Welcome College Representatives

College and University admission representatives are welcome to visit with Brookfield Academy students throughout the fall. These visits take place Monday through Friday, 11:30-12:30, in the College Counseling Office. An appointment can be scheduled online via Rep Visits.

The College Counseling Office is located on the second floor of Patriots Hall. Detailed directions to the office can be found online here.

Sharon Koenings, Head of School and longtime Director of College Counseling

"It is important to show students that the whole world is open to them. We give them no reason to think otherwise."

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Brookfield Academy proudly hosted a graduation ceremony for the 78 students of the Class of 2019. This is the 49th senior class in the history of Brookfield Academy!
They are ranked among the best scholars in the nation; they have been recognized as amazing athletes; and they have won countless awards for their efforts on our stages, on our athletic fields, and in our classrooms. Forty-five of this year's graduates are "BA Lifers," having started their educational journey in our Primary School and Lower School. Best wishes to our graduates as they continue their educational journey. Our graduates leave Brookfield Academy having been accepted at many fine colleges and universities.

Recent College Acceptances

Fordham University
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Franklin & Marshall College
Furman University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia State University
Gordon College
Hamilton College
Hamline University
Harvard & Radcliffe Colleges
Haverford College
Hawaii Pacific University
High Point University
Hillsdale College
Hofstra University
Hope College
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University Bloomington
Iowa State University
Johns Hopkins University
Judson University
Kalamazoo College
Kansas City Art Institute
Kent State University
Kenyon College
Knox College
La Salle University
Lawrence University
Lehigh University
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University New Orleans
Luther College
Lynn University
Macalester College
MacMurray College
Maranatha Baptist University
Marian University
Marquette University
Marquette University Dental Program
McGill University
Miami University
Michigan State University
MIchigan Technological University
Millikin University
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Minnesota State University
Mississippi State University
Monmouth College
Montana State University
Mount Holyoke College
Mount Mary University
Muhlenberg College
New York University
New York University Dental Program
North Central College
North Dakota State University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Northwood University
Norwich University
Oakland University
Occidental College
Ohio State University
Otterbein University
Pace University
Parsons School of Design/The New School
Penn State University
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rhodes College
Rice University
Ripon College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
Ryerson University
St. Andrew's University, Scotland
St. Cloud State University
St. John's College
St. Joseph's University
St. Louis University
St. Mary's College
St. Mary's College of California
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
St. Mary's University
St. Norbert College
St. Olaf College
Salisbury University
San Diego State University
Santa Clara University
Savannah College of Art & Design
Seattle University
Seton Hall University
Silver Lake College
Simmons College
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
South Dakota State University
Southern Methodist University
Stephens College
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stetson University
Stanford University
Suffolk University
SUNY University at Buffalo
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
Thomas University
Trine University
Trinity Christian College
Trinity College
Tufts University
Tulane University
United States Air Force Academy
United States Coast Guard Academy
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
Union College
University of Akron
University of Alberta
University of Bridgeport
University of British Columbia
University of Calgary
University of California-Berkeley
University of California-Davis
University of California-Irvine
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-Riverside
University of California- San Diego
University of California-Santa Barbara
University of California-Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati Medical Program
University of Colorado-Boulder
University of Colorado-Denver
University of Dallas
University of Dayton
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Evansville
University of Florida
Univeristy of Georgia
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota -Twin Cities
University of Minnesota-Duluth
University of Minnesota-Morris
University of Missouri
University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Montana
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of Notre Dame
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Dakota
University of North Texas
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Dental Program
University of Puget Sound
University of Redlands
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of St. Thomas
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California
University of Southern Mississippi
University of South Florida
University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
University of Texas-Austin
University of Toledo
University of Toronto
University of Tulsa
University of Utah
University of Vermont
University of Victoria
University of Virginia
University of Washington
University of Waterloo
University of Wisconsin-EauClaire
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin-Stout
University of Wisconsin-Superior
University of Wisconsin-Waukesha
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
University of Wyoming
Valparaiso University
Vassar College
Villanova University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Wake Forest University
Washington State University
Washington University
Waukesha County Technical College
Wellesley University
Western Michigan University
Wheaton College
Winona State University
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Yale University
Xavier University
Xavier University of Louisiana
Youngstown State University
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