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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.


 

Erin Lyman, Director of College Counseling

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......

Read More about Summer Update - Class of 2020

 

Important Resources

Standardized Test Prep

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 ACT

SUMMIT SATThere are also many free resources available to students including Khan Academy/College Board, ACT Academy, and Kaplan Test Prep online. 

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