Junior Virtual Workshop Series: Brought to You by the NBPS College Advising Office
In support of our continued work with our junior students during this crucial time in their high school careers, the College Advising Office has crafted a Virtual Workshop Series to ensure that our juniors are well-prepared for the college application season that lies ahead. We encourage our junior students to join us for the virtual workshops listed below where they will receive valuable information to support their ongoing college planning experience. Please note that details on how to join the virtual sessions will be shared directly with juniors at a later date and all sessions will be recorded for on-demand viewing. In the meantime, SAVE THESE IMPORTANT DATES!
Teacher Recommendation Letters: Why are they important? How are they evaluated in the admissions process? What should you consider when requesting a letter?
Monday, April 27th from 1-2 PM
Navigating the Personal Statement and Resume Development: How to Leverage your Unique Identity in the Writing Process, Brainstorming Techniques, and Important Considerations in Light of the Global Pandemic
Thursday, April 30th from 12-1 PM
Introduction to College Applications: Navigating Online Portals in Preparation for the Application Cycle
Thursday, May 7th from 12-1 PM
Looking to remain informed about ongoing changes in the world of college admissions? We’ve got you covered!
- Georgia Tech: Being Seen - This One is for the Juniors 4/02/20
- Forbes: Virtually Possible: Locking Down The College Search In A Global Pandemic 4/01/20
- EdSource: Coronavirus crisis spurs high school seniors’ anxieties about college plans 3/27/20
- CNBC: Colleges extend decision deadline due to coronavirus as new students reconsider 3/29/20
- Inside Higher Ed: Coronavirus Drives Colleges to Test Optional 3/30/20
The College Search and COVID-19 (Recorded, On-Demand Webinar), Part II
In case you missed the second installment of this informative web-series, please click here for the recorded session, with insights and valuable advice from panelists representing ACT, Inc. and admissions at Davidson College and UCLA.
More Resources for International Students
Juniors: We understand that many of you are thinking about next steps in your college planning experience, especially as it relates to standardized testing given recent cancellations and rescheduling of various exams, including the TOEFL. Click here for the latest news from ETS regarding TOEFL testing updates for the Americas, test postponements and rescheduling, updated test center procedures, and free test preparation. Information on the website is current as of April 2, 2020.
Revolution Prep Mock SAT and ACT for NBPS Students (sophomores and juniors only)
Free Mock SAT and ACT: Offered in the month of April on Saturdays and Sundays
Time: 9:00am and 12:00pm EST (offered at two different times; both are live online)
Register Here: https://www.revolutionprep.com/ (scroll to the bottom of the webpage)
*Materials will be emailed to students the day before the exam.
Upcoming Revolution Prep Online Webinars:
Be sure to also take advantage of Revolution Prep’s ongoing North Broward Preparatory School discount until April 30th, with 10% off tutoring for various exams and subject areas, open to all grade levels. For more information, please contact Marlene Fishbein at (305) 849-5466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.