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“TIPS FOR FAMILIES TO PLAN SUMMER TRIPS WITH COLLEGE VISITS”

Whether it’s during spring break or over the summer, it’s important for high school students to visit as many colleges as possible for their college search process. (Obviously distance, cost, and other factors will limit each family’s ability to go on visits.) On these visits, students will gradually start to assess all the different attributes… Continue reading “TIPS FOR FAMILIES TO PLAN SUMMER TRIPS WITH COLLEGE VISITS”

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FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION FROM THE PCW & SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL AID HANDOUTS

Did you miss this year’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop session on financial aid? Did you attend the session but want more information or the slides from the presentation? Our presenter Rob Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management at Muhlenberg College, has shared with us his presentation to help prepare you for the financial aid… Continue reading FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION FROM THE PCW & SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL AID HANDOUTS

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RESOURCES FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS AND ALLIES IN THE COLLEGE PROCESS

The consideration of whether a college campus is LGBTQ-“friendly” or not is a valid concern for many of our students regardless to whether one identifies as LGBTQ, an ally, or neither. It isn’t always easy to determine how comfortable a student concerned with issues of gender and sexuality would feel on certain college campuses, but… Continue reading RESOURCES FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS AND ALLIES IN THE COLLEGE PROCESS

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SIGNING UP FOR PERSONALLY APPROPRIATE CLASSES & EARNING COLLEGE CREDIT THROUGH AP COURSES

The Studies Office recently notified juniors that they can now sign up for their senior year classes. It isn’t necessary to sign up today, but classes will fill up at some point when younger grades are allowed to sign up, so it’s good for our juniors to start looking ahead. We highly recommend consulting with… Continue reading SIGNING UP FOR PERSONALLY APPROPRIATE CLASSES & EARNING COLLEGE CREDIT THROUGH AP COURSES

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SCENES FROM THE 2018 PCW / RECORDING OF THE 2016 PCW

Thank you to all the families that attended last weekend’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop! It was great to meet you all, and we hope the program was demystifying and illuminating. Also, a very big thanks to our four admissions representatives for running the program! (Thank you, Maddie, Jarrett, Rob, and Anne!)   Archived Recording of… Continue reading SCENES FROM THE 2018 PCW / RECORDING OF THE 2016 PCW

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FREE ACT PREP WEEK (FEB. 11-14) THROUGH KAPLAN TEST PREP

Kaplan Test Prep is offering a Free ACT Prep Week from Sunday, February 11, to Wednesday, February 14. This set of free online resources is designed for students starting to prepare for the April ACT test administration. Each night is a different program including: a free ACT practice test and score review live online classes… Continue reading FREE ACT PREP WEEK (FEB. 11-14) THROUGH KAPLAN TEST PREP