Survey Results: Test Prep Services at Secondary Schools

On March 22, I sent a question to three places: ACCIS e-list (ACCIS is the Association of College Counselors at Independent Schools) NACAC exchange list-serve (NACAC is the National Association of College Admission Counselors) College Admission Counselors Facebook group (This is a closed group available only to college admission professionals on either side of the … Continue reading Survey Results: Test Prep Services at Secondary Schools

Submitting Test Scores to Colleges and Universities (SAT, ACT, TOEFL and AP)

Northwood School does not submit ACT, SAT or SAT Subject Test scores to colleges and those test scores are not included on the Northwood transcript. It is up to the student to research the college‚Äôs requirements and pay for the appropriate score reporting service. Note: some colleges and universities allow students to self-report test socres … Continue reading Submitting Test Scores to Colleges and Universities (SAT, ACT, TOEFL and AP)

What’s a Good TOEFL Score?

The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, evaluates the ability of an individual to use and understand English in an academic setting. It sometimes is an admission requirement for non-native English speakers at many English-speaking colleges and universities. Students who take either the Internet-based TOEFL or paper-based TOEFL will receive a total … Continue reading What’s a Good TOEFL Score?