Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Yesterday was the latest session in the ongoing series of workshops on the college search for Northwood juniors.We focused on Asking Teachers For Recommendations. Here are the handouts and the presentation: Teacher Recommendation Presentation (Slides) How to Ask for Teacher Recommendations (2017) Items currently on junior to-do lists include... Meet with your college counselor Work … Continue reading Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Session 3: Standardized Testing

Standardized testing is the third session in Northwood's program about the college search and application process for juniors. During this session we discussed the different types of testing (SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, TOEFL, AP) and when to take them. I also introduced Khan Academy's SAT prep program. Northwood students are able to prepare for … Continue reading Session 3: Standardized Testing

Understanding your [NEW] PSAT Results

To students who took the October PSAT (and their parents): Today you will receive your PSAT score report [follow the instructions in your email you get from College Board  or log in here: http://psat.org/scorereport%5D. I know the score report may be difficult to understand, so I have compiled these resources to help you interpret the … Continue reading Understanding your [NEW] PSAT Results

Recording and Other Resources: Demystifying the College Testing Process

Dear Parent: The College Guidance office at Northwood School held our third webinar of the year tonight, Demystifying the College Testing Process. Thank you to everyone who attended and asked great questions, and thank you to Laura Coash of Revolution Prep, who was our guest expert. Here are some related resources and information on the … Continue reading Recording and Other Resources: Demystifying the College Testing Process