Important Information for Recently Graduated Seniors

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

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The Class of 2017 is Headed to College!

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!

Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Yesterday was the latest session in the ongoing series of workshops on the college search for Northwood juniors.We focused on Asking Teachers For Recommendations. Here are the handouts and the presentation: Teacher Recommendation Presentation (Slides) How to Ask for Teacher Recommendations (2017) Items currently on junior to-do lists include... Meet with your college counselor Work … Continue reading Junior Workshop: Requesting Teacher Recommendations

Session 3: Standardized Testing

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

Northwood Senior College Checklist: Second Semester Edition

January Send handwritten thank you notes to teachers who wrote recommendations. Financial Aid Forms mailed by parents. These forms are available through the College Financial Aid Office and online (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov or http://profileonline.collegeboard.com). Be sure to also send school-specific financial aid forms. Last chance for the SAT or SAT Subject tests. Midyear reports, including first semester … Continue reading Northwood Senior College Checklist: Second Semester Edition