Dear Graduating Senior: Congratulations on your graduation from Northwood! I enjoyed the ceremonies during commencement weekend. Unfortunately, I had to leave for our LEAP course in Iceland as you were ringing the victory bell. My quick departure meant I didn’t get to say congratulations and goodbye to most of you. I hope you have a … Continue reading Important Information for Recently Graduated Seniors
These students will attend the following colleges and universities: Auburn University Binghamton University Boston University Bucknell University Carleton University Chatham University Clarkson University Concordia University (Montreal) Cornell University Hobart and William Smith Colleges Iowa State University Ithaca College Johnson & Wales University (Providence) King's College Lebanon Valley College Manhattanville College Marist College Millsaps College Norwich … Continue reading The Class of 2017 is Headed to College!
The transition to college can be as difficult for parents as it is for students. Here is a collection of excellent advice to help parents leave their children behind and let them move into their own new adventures in college and beyond. 9 tips on how to be a good college parent (Washington Post) Emory … Continue reading Resources for Parents on the Transition to College
May 1st is National Candidates Reply Date, the date when enrollment deposits are due. Are you still making up your mind about next year? Read this resource from NACAC: Once the admission offices have notified you of their decisions, you need to make your decision as to which school you will attend. It is a … Continue reading As May 1st Approaches, Advice on Choosing a College
Princeton encourages it. Harvard’s a big fan. From Tufts to MIT, some of the most prestigious universities in the nation are urging students to consider something that would make most parents cringe: The idea of putting off college for a year in favor of some much-needed downtime. Read more. I LOVE this part of the advice: … Continue reading Is a ‘gap year’ before college a good idea?