The Advisor Newsletter

A Learning Mindset is in Demand

A recent student found the characteristic of curiosity and an orientation for learning were the hottest new skills, with 72% of leaders reporting they believe it’s a valuable trait and 51% who believe it has become more important over time. Leaders also believe it drives business impact (59%) and performance (51%).

For Graduates: How to Request a Transcript

For the class of 2022, students can request their transcript using Parchment. Parchment is an academic credential management platform. It affords students the ability to request their transcript through secure technology.

Counselor Introductions

Once students reach the end of their freshman year they are introduced to the counselor that will remain with them throughout the rest of high school. 

Engineering as a College Major

The study of engineering is for students who like to learn how to make systems work better, meet the needs of different groups of people or businesses, and design and develop new products for public use. Students who study general engineering take a wide range of courses in math, natural science, and humanities and social science. 

Senior Transcripts 

After June 21st, the BHHS School Counseling staff will send graduating seniors final transcripts to the colleges and universities that you will attend in the fall.  

Superscoring the ACT

Superscoring is the process of averaging your four best subject scores from all of your ACT test attempts.

Featured College

A Featured College is a college that we choose to explore to highlight some features that make the college interesting or noteworthy. Oftentimes, this institution is overshadowed by peer institutions, however this college has institutional qualities that may be of interest to our students. Our hope is to highlight some of the features that make this college or university the Featured College.

Counselor College Visits

This school year, the BHHS counselors set out to visit 36 colleges and universities across the U.S.! The counselors met with the admissions representatives at each college, learned about the college and its programs, and asked important questions that will be helpful when advising students.

Summer School 411

The summer vacation provides an opportunity for some students to pursue additional coursework for enrichment (new courses) or remediation (repeating courses). In either case, prior permission must be obtained in order to receive academic credit at BHHS. Approval forms are available in the Counseling Office.