Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Yesterday was the final session of the series of workshops on the college search for Northwood juniors. We focused on Asking Teachers For Recommendations. Here are the handouts and the presentation: ASKING FOR TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS slides (2019) How to ask teachers for recommendations Extra Common App teacher rec request form Extra Northwood rec request form … Continue reading Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

Tonight is the sixth in our series of workshops for juniors on the college search and application process. We will begin by reviewing the junior year timeline for March and April: The most important thing of all: get good grades! Register for the May SAT. Continue SAT prep using the Khan Academy site. Meet 1-on-1 … Continue reading Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

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: I know the score report may be difficult to understand, so I have compiled some resources to help … Continue reading Understanding your PSAT Results

College Counseling Update (November 2 edition)

Yesterday was November 2, the early decision/early action application deadline for many colleges and universities in the United States. 40% of our students have submitted early decision or early action applications and many more of our students are well into the process of applying to colleges, including several who have already applied to their list … Continue reading College Counseling Update (November 2 edition)