Understanding your PSAT Results

Dear Northwood School 10th and 11th graders (and their parents): Next Tuesday, December 12, 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 some resources to help … Continue reading Understanding your PSAT Results

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

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

Webinar Follow-up: What Parents Should Expect About the Senior Year

THANK YOU!! We want to thank all of the parents who attended the webinar, What Parents Should Expect About the Senior Year. We had some excellent questions, and I hope that you found it informative and worthwhile. Attached is the presentation slides, for those who would like to review what we shared during the webinar. … Continue reading Webinar Follow-up: What Parents Should Expect About the Senior Year

What Students and Parents Need to Know about Senior Year and the College Application Process

College counseling offices do things differently, depending on the school. Here is some important information about how Northwood School does college counseling. The student is responsible for submitting SAT/ACT/TOEFL and other test scores to colleges. The college counselor can help! Once admitted, the student must commit to only one college by May 1st and may … Continue reading What Students and Parents Need to Know about Senior Year and the College Application Process