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
The new May SAT scores were released today. Most of the May test-takers are juniors in the midst of visiting colleges and deciding where to submit applications, and for many of them the scores are lower than they had hoped. If you're in this situation, you still have time to improve your situation and there … Continue reading Low SAT Scores Got You Down?
All Northwood juniors will take the SAT in May. You can start preparing today with questions from real SATs. You can prepare for the SAT at your own pace, at absolutely no cost. Download a real, full-length SAT practice test and time yourself taking it. When you score your test, be sure to mark any … Continue reading Using Khan Academy’s SAT Test Prep
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’s 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)
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?