Update: First Senior Class Meeting for the Class of 2018

Dear Seniors and Parents: We had our first senior class meeting to discuss the college search and application process. Seniors' to-do list for the week includes the following items: Tell your college counselor if you plan to apply ED or EA Log in to Family Connection; update or create college list Register for the SAT … Continue reading Update: First Senior Class Meeting for the Class of 2018

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The College Search: A Program for Northwood Juniors

Here is a quick overview of Northwood School's program about the colleges search and application process for Juniors. 1) Monday, November 13: Taking Stock Where are you? The Junior Timeline The Great Sorting Game Homework: Resume worksheet   2) Monday, December 11: What, When, Who? Understanding your PSAT results Your “Team” Family Connection Homework: Log … Continue reading The College Search: A Program for Northwood Juniors

Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Yesterday was the latest session in the ongoing series of workshops on the college search for Northwood juniors.We focused on Asking Teachers For Recommendations. Here are the handouts and the presentation: Teacher Recommendation Presentation (Slides) How to Ask for Teacher Recommendations (2017) Items currently on junior to-do lists include... Meet with your college counselor Work … Continue reading Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

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