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“WHY JUNIOR YEAR IS SO IMPORTANT FOR COLLEGE-BOUND TEENS”

This past winter, the College Counseling Office began counseling sophomores for the first time. MostĀ conversations I had with sophomores indicated they were happy they could start thinking about the college process early, but many weren’t able to make connections between what they were doing inside and out of school and how that could affect their… Continue reading “WHY JUNIOR YEAR IS SO IMPORTANT FOR COLLEGE-BOUND TEENS”

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SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE SEARCH TIPS

The college search process is not as simple as adding schools to a list and hoping for the best. Consider the ten tips outlined in the two-part post below to set yourself up for success (and happiness) during your college search. Ten Tips for a Successful College Search (Part 1, Tips 1-5) __________________ Ten Tips… Continue reading SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE SEARCH TIPS

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PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP RECAP

Thank you to all the families that attended Saturday’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. Also, a very big thanks to Dean Weisenburger, who traveled down from Lewiston, ME, to run the program for us! It was great to meet you all, and we hope the program was demystifying and illuminating. If you were not able… Continue reading PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP RECAP

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NEW HARVARD REPORT RETHINKING THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROCESS

To get into college, Harvard report advocates for kindness instead of overachieving “A new Harvard report says colleges should rethink the admissions process so it focuses more on a student’s kindness and character. Other colleges agree. . .” WASHINGTONPOST.COM