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Recent College Counseling Blog Postings

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017
Welcome back! The College Counseling Office believes clear and regular communication makes for a successful college search process. The monthly newsletter serves to provide general information by grade to the Breck community. We ask that you read the information relevant to your child and encourage you to review the entire newsletter to appreciate the scope of the college counseling curriculum. These newsletters are sent via the monthly broadcast. You may find the archived newsletters for this...
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017
Though college is still a long way off, we will meet with your class several times throughout the year, and we are looking forward to getting to know each of you. Breck is unique in our local area in that we assign college counselors to 10th graders. The intention is that the counselors get to know the students and families as best we can so that we can provide appropriate and individualized counsel as we seek to fulfill Breck’s mission to “prepare each student for a college whose culture is...
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017
Welcome back! The College Counseling Office believes clear and regular communication makes for a successful college search process. The monthly newsletter serves to provide general information by grade to the Breck community. We ask that you read the information relevant to your child and encourage you to review the entire newsletter to appreciate the scope of the college counseling curriculum. These newsletters are sent via the monthly broadcast. You may find the archived newsletters for this...
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017
Welcome back! The College Counseling Office believes clear and regular communication makes for a successful college search process. The monthly newsletter serves to provide general information by grade to the Breck community. We ask that you read the information relevant to your child and encourage you to review the entire newsletter to appreciate the scope of the college counseling curriculum. These newsletters are sent via the monthly broadcast. You may find the archived newsletters for this...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Happy Spring! Now that 2nd semester exams are in the rearview mirror and May Program is upon us, it is time to take a breath, reflect on the events and accomplishments of the year, and begin to think about summer and next year. Seniors, Class of 2017: Congratulations on making your college selections! We are proud of the way you have gone about this process. You will be attending over 81 different colleges in over 30 states, the District of Columbia, and internationally. We look forward to...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Passing the torch When the student leadership team for next year was announced it signified a passing of the torch from the Class of 2017 to the Class of 2018. In the coming weeks and months ahead, you may notice a change in your relationships with faculty and administrators. You are partners in making the Breck community what it will be next year. To prepare for this, it is important that you finish this year strong. The close of the year is busy, so please get in to schedule an...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
You are nearly one-half through your high school career! Grades and experiences carry increasing importance, so be sure to finish strong.  Summer will hopefully offer you an opportunity to decompress and relax.   Things to do this spring & summer: Register here for the August Breakaway Test Prep program hosted at Breck if you are interested. Cost is $645. If cost is a concern, contact your college counselor. Do something interesting. Mark your calendars now. Wednesday, August 30, 6...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Congrats on finishing your first year of Upper School. Enjoy the summer! During the beginning of the school year, the college counselors will meet with sophomores as a class to discuss various topics. Mark your calendars now Wednesday, September 6, 5:30 PM: Grade 10 Parent College Counseling meeting. NEW DATE THIS YEAR Saturday, October 14, PSAT at Breck School for all juniors. Wednesday, October 18, Practice ACT for all sophomores. As school begins next year, we will continue to use...

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