Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Yesterday was the final session of the series of workshops on the college search for Northwood juniors. We focused on Asking Teachers For Recommendations. Here are the handouts and the presentation: Asking for Teacher Recommendations (slides) How to Ask Teachers for Recommendations (2018) Extra Common App teacher rec request form Extra Northwood rec request form … Continue reading Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

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2018-19 Standardized Testing Calendar

Test Date Tests Offered Test Location Test Center Code Jul 14 ACT Not offered in New York TBD Aug 25 SAT and Subject Tests Northwood 33542 Sept. 8 ACT Northwood or Plattsburgh 181280 or TBD Oct. 6 SAT and Subject Tests Northwood 33542 Oct. 10 PSAT 8/9 – 9th PreACT -10th PSAT - 11th Practice … Continue reading 2018-19 Standardized Testing Calendar

Important Information for Graduating Seniors

By now, most colleges and universities have notified applicants of their decisions. Many students have chosen their college/university, while others are still deciding. Here are some things that all seniors need to know: Spring break is the last chance to visit colleges before you’ll have to choose. Try to attend a formal “admitted students day.” … Continue reading Important Information for Graduating Seniors

Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

Tonight is the sixth in our series of workshops for juniors on the college search and application process. We will begin by reviewing the junior year timeline for March and April: The most important thing of all: get good grades! Register for the May SAT. Continue SAT prep using the Khan Academy site. Meet 1-on-1 … Continue reading Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

Understanding your PSAT Results

Dear Northwood School 10th and 11th graders (and their parents): Next Tuesday, December 12, you will receive your PSAT score report [follow the instructions in your email you get from College Board  or log in here: http://psat.org/scorereport%5D. I know the score report may be difficult to understand, so I have compiled some resources to help … Continue reading Understanding your PSAT Results