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
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
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
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
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.