Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

Tonight is the sixth in our series of workshops for juniors on the college search and application process. We will begin by reviewing the junior year timeline for March and April: The most important thing of all: get good grades! Register for the May SAT. Continue SAT prep using the Khan Academy site. Meet 1-on-1 … Continue reading Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

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College Counseling Update for Rising Seniors

Dear Senior: “Senior…” I like the sound of that, and I hope you do, too. I trust you are having a relaxing, yet productive, summer vacation. I am contacting you in hopes of an early start on some matters related to your college applications. Time passes quickly in the fall; you will find this especially … Continue reading College Counseling Update for Rising Seniors

Northwood Senior College Checklist: Second Semester Edition

January Send handwritten thank you notes to teachers who wrote recommendations. Financial Aid Forms mailed by parents. These forms are available through the College Financial Aid Office and online (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov or http://profileonline.collegeboard.com). Be sure to also send school-specific financial aid forms. Last chance for the SAT or SAT Subject tests. Midyear reports, including first semester … Continue reading Northwood Senior College Checklist: Second Semester Edition

20 Questions to ask college representatives

Whether you meet them at a college fair or on a campus visit, college reps genuinely enjoy talking to high school students and answering questions about their college. The following questions will help start a good dialogue: What makes your college unique? What academic programs is your college most known for? How would you describe … Continue reading 20 Questions to ask college representatives