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)
Dear Seniors (and your parents): Greetings from Lake Placid, where Northwood recently completed Family Weekend. Thanks to all of you who attended my session on the college admissions process. Last week, all of the seniors made great progress on the college search and application process. About half the class took a practice SAT, ACT or … Continue reading October College Counseling Update
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
Updated June 2019 Dear Senior: “Senior…” I like the sound of that, and I hope you do, too. I trust you are having a relaxing, yet productive, summer vacation. I am contacting you in hopes of an early start on some matters related to your college applications. Time passes quickly in the fall; you will … Continue reading College Counseling Update for Rising Seniors
Here's an update on everything seniors should be doing regarding the college search and application process, including: second semester checklist, financial aid, submitting test scores and what to do if a college says your application is incomplete.