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Welcome to Berkshire's College Counseling Blog. Check back for regular updates on the college admission process, important dates, and tips from our office. If you have any questions, please email collegeoffice@berkshireschool.org.


 

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Erin Lyman - Director of College Counseling

The College Counseling Office and the entire Berkshire community are deeply disappointed that you will not be returning to campus during these last eight weeks of your Fifth-Form year.  However, as mentioned in our correspondence over spring break, this period of distance learning does contain a lot of unique opportunities for our office to work closely with you and your families in preparation for your senior year.

Read More about Letter to the Fifth-Form and Families - College Counseling During our Period of Distance Learning
Erin Lyman - Director of College Counseling

The entire University of California system removed many of the testing requirements and adjusted how they consider non-letter grades for admission for the upcoming application year, in response to the dramatically shifting setting in secondary education. 

Read More about Entire University of California System Changes Admissions Requirements in Light of Impact of Pandemic

 

IMPORTANT DATES

AUGUST 30 
Late Registration Deadline for ACT

SEPTEMBER 6
Registration Deadline for SAT

SEPTEMBER 13
College Rep visits begin

SEPTEMBER 14
ACT Testing

SEPTEMBER 15
High-End Test Prep classes begin

SEPTEMBER 23
Free Monday - great day for college visits!

OCTOBER 2, 9, & 16
Hotchkiss College Fair

OCTOBER 5
SAT Testing

OCTOBER 11
Parent's Weekend Programing

OCTOBER 16
PSAT Testing/Diagnostic ACT Testing