I write with an October update on the college process at Berkshire. It’s been a very productive start of the year....
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One important task that may have been missed was filling out this simple, but vital questionnaire for your college counselor and for the College Counseling Office. (Over half of the class has not yet completed this questionnaire)
As was underscored in individual meetings and with the Form throughout last winter and spring, the more of the college application each student is able to complete at home during the relative quiet of summer, the better...
As the calendar moves into August, I am writing with a few reminders about your summer college planning "homework." As the College Office emphasized throughout the spring, the more work that you're able to complete before the start of your sixth-form year, the easier you will find the demands of the fall and the more successful your process will be......
Over the past few days, we auto-registered all Fifth Formers and their parents for Naviance Student, an online resource for students, parents, and college counselors which organizes each student’s college search and applications.....
Fitting standardized test prep into a busy boarding school schedule can be challenging so Berkshire offers many different options to choose from:
In the fall, Brian Marhonic of High-End Test Prep offers refresher classes on campus leading up to the October SAT and ACT.
High-End Test Prep Form Some students prefer the flexibility of semi-private and private online tutoring. Many Berkshire families have chosen to schedule these sessions through Revolution Prep. Our contact is Jake Miller and his information can be found here:
REVOLUTION PREPIn the late winter/early spring Berkshire offers classes on campus run by Summit Educational Group in preparation for the April ACT and May SAT. Summit has offices in the Boston Area as well as White Plains and New Canaan. The registration form for classes on campus is attached below.
SUMMIT SATThere are also many free resources available to students including Khan Academy/College Board, ACT Academy, and Kaplan Test Prep online.
Late Registration Deadline for ACT
Registration Deadline for SAT
College Rep visits begin
High-End Test Prep classes begin
Free Monday - great day for college visits!
OCTOBER 2, 9, & 16
Hotchkiss College Fair
Parent's Weekend Programing
PSAT Testing/Diagnostic ACT Testing