Yesterday, the 2015-16 Common Application went live, marking the unofficial beginning of the 2015-16 college application season. The Common Application is accepted by more than 600 colleges and universities, and sixty-nine new colleges joined the nonprofit consortium of schools for the upcoming year. The Common App was created more than three decades ago to simplify … Continue reading Common Application Tutorial: 2015-16
Last night's session in the ongoing series of workshops on the college search and application process for Northwood juniors was about the college application. Before we went through the Common Application I reviewed the things juniors should be doing right now: Meet with your college counselor Add to your “colleges I’m thinking about” list In … Continue reading Session 7 – The College Application
If you plan to apply to at least one Common Application college, you must follow the instructions in this tutorial. Common App Account Matching Tutorial for Students from Naviance on Vimeo.
Did you attend the seminar and want a copy of the slides? Here they are. Area high school students and their parents are invited to this 90-minute seminar about the college search and application process. This affordable (just $25) and fast-paced seminar will be led by two Northwood School college guidance professionals and will answer … Continue reading August 8: Demystifying the College Admission Process
What is a resume? A resume is most known as a tool prospective employees use to market themselves to potential employers. It's a list of experiences, accomplisments that qualify you for the job or for admission to college or the scholarshp program. Why does a high school student need a resume? First, many colleges and … Continue reading Do I really need to create a resume?