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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.


 

Andrea Bowler - Director of College Counseling

We hope this letter finds you well at the start to 2023. With the second semester underway, we’re looking forward to formally beginning the college process with the Fifth Form. We write to provide an update on the steps that your child will be taking in the college process over the course of the next few months.....

Read More about January Letter to Fifth-Form Parents/Guardians - College Process Update - Counselor Assignments - Initial Meetings - Fifth-Form Family Program
Andrea Bowler - Director of College Counseling

We hope this letter finds you enjoying the early days at home with your child and celebrating the end of a successful first semester at Berkshire. We know all our students are looking forward to some well-earned rest and relaxation over the holidays. Enjoy your time with them!

Below is a brief overview of the upcoming college process at Berkshire. The college counseling pages on the website and College Blog also contain a wealth of information and resources to support the process.  We’re excited to begin this important work with your child, and we look forward to a strong start in the New Year......

Read More about December Letter to Fifth-Form Parents/Guardians - Fifth-Form College Program, Counselor Assignments, Initial College List, Standardized Testing Schedule
Andrea Bowler - Interim Director of College Counseling

We write with an update on the college process for our Fifth Formers. In early December, we will follow up again to more formally outline the upcoming winter and spring schedule of college counseling events and expectations. These were discussed during the Fall Family Weekend program, a recording of which is available on the parent portal.....

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Andrea Bowler - Interim Director of College Counseling

We write with an update on the college process for you (and your parents/guardians).  

At this point you all are actively involved in the college application process, even if you haven’t pressed the final “submit” button on an application yet.  Your pre-vacation/vacation strategies may look a little different depending on your specific situation, but there are a few pieces of advice that we wish to offer....

Read More about Letter to the Class of 2023 and Parents/Guardians - College Process Update

IMPORTANT DATES

AUGUST 28 (SAT)
SAT Testing at Off-Campus Sites during Berkshire Summer Recess

SEPTEMBER
College Rep Visits begin

SEPTEMBER 10 (ACT)
ACT Hosted at Berkshire School for ONLY Berkshire Students (you will need the code 195110 to register)

OCTOBER 12 (SAT and Practice SAT)
SAT School Day Test (takes place on a weekday) at Berkshire for ONLY Berkshire Students (students do not need to register ahead of time)

OCTOBER 22 (ACT)
ACT Hosted at Berkshire School for ONLY Berkshire Students (you will need the code 195110 to register)

APRIL 12 (SAT)
SAT School Day Test (takes place on a weekday) at Berkshire for ONLY Berkshire Students (students do not need to register ahead of time)

APRIL 15 (ACT) 
ACT Hosted at Berkshire School for ONLY Berkshire Students (you will need the code 195110 to register)