What kind of Mindset do you want to grow into?
The Guidance department has read Mindset by Carol Dweck throughout the year for us to best support you all. It has really built our understanding of Growth Mindset.
After looking at the info-graphic below, can you think about a time when you had a Growth Mindset instead of a Fixed Mindset?
Still need to have your Junior College Planning Meeting?
Click on your counselor below to sign up for a phone appointment time slot!
Ms. Abruzzese: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4fa4ae2faafd0-phone
Ms. McDonald: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0845ada92ca6fa7-phone
Click on the image above! This is based on the Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory. The resulting report gives you a synopsis of your Myers-Briggs personality type, with some helpful hints on strengths and blind spots.
After you read about your strengths, click above to learn about your related careers. Be sure to explore and favorite ones that you like!
Click above to learn about college search engines in Naviance. We went over the Supermatch in Guidance Seminar. Feel free to explore other options available on Naviance for the college search!
Reminder- Continue to reach out to your teachers regarding letters of recommendation. If you have specific questions, please reach out to your counselor.
Should I Take My AP Exam?
We encourage all AP students to take their exam this year being confident that the colleges are fully aware of the current situation. We have heard from many colleges about this topic over the past several weeks and wanted to share this pertinent information with you.
Northeastern seems to state it best when they say "Even with new exam formats, we will continue to honor our existing policy of offering course credit for AP exams earning a 4 or 5". This has been a consistent message from all colleges and universities.
The College Board has cancelled the June 2020 SAT test date due to the current public health crisis. They still intend on offering the SAT on August 29, a date to be determined in September along with tests on October 3, November 7 and December 5. Students will be able to register for these test dates in the beginning of May, 2020. College Board is giving registration priority to those who were registered for the June test, as well as members of the class of 2021 without prior SAT scores. This will include early access to the registration process for the August, September and October test dates. Please check the email account associated with your College Board account.
All current testing information can be found at www.collegeboard.org
Please feel free to contact the Nashoba test center coordinator, Dan Glover, with any questions.
What is a virtual tour?
- These days ALL colleges are using video and virtual reality to welcome prospective students to campus from all over the world! A virtual tour can assist as a tool for students to weigh their colleges as well as a substitute for those unable to visit.
- Here are some examples of different ways colleges design the "virtual visit". Check out the videos below to see how Roger Williams University and Boston University are connecting with students through the use of virtual tours!
- Next, go to the Admissions website of all your prospective colleges to see their tour options!
Check out this compelling video about students experiences and hear what they are up to!
Virtual College Fair
Thursday, April 23rd, 3pm
This is an online event.
On April 23, you can attend an online college fair to help you connect with top schools around the country -- without needing to leave your house.
Tune in to two panel discussions:
- “Tips on Creating Your College List”
- “Behind the Scenes: How Admissions Decisions Are Made”
And drop into virtual rooms where admissions officers from more than 40 schools will share information about their college and answer your questions, live.
The event is hosted by the Coalition for College and features schools that meet the organization's affordability and student success criteria, making them smart college choices.
NCAA Recruitment from Mr. Short:
The NCAA Division 1 and 2 and 3 committees are continuously updating the status of recruitment for prospective athletes. Here are a few links with updated material as of 4/16/20.
Please visit the NCAA.org for ongoing changes due to COVID-19. Student-athletes are encouraged to utilize online platforms and social media to communicate with college coaches, who may be accessible for online communications during the quarantine. If there are any questions please email Mr. Short- firstname.lastname@example.org