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 find this especially … 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.
The 2015-16 school year is coming to a close, the class of 2016 has graduated, and Northwood School class of 2017 is now ready to lead. Here’s a final (longer than usual) update from Northwood School’s college counseling office. Best wishes on your upcoming final exams It’s final exam time! Work hard during this last … Continue reading Junior Year Wrap-Up From the College Counseling Office
June After school ends, get on the road to visit colleges. Seeing the college firsthand, taking a tour and talking to students can be the greatest help in deciding whether or not a school is right for you. Although it is ideal to visit colleges during the academic year, going in the summer will be … Continue reading Summer Before Your Senior Year
Stay Focused on Your Studies! Here's some great advice from the New York Times: "We all know that senioritis is for real. Do your best to fight it. There is a lot to gain from ending the year with good grades, as you’ll be well prepared for final exams and APs, too. Now is not … Continue reading College Counseling Update: Senior Spring