The Advisor Newsletter

The Benefits of Gratitude

Gratitude can be a powerful tool for resilience in the face of COVID-19. Gratitude helps remind us of how beautiful life is and how fortunate we are even under hazardous conditions and in crises. There is no denying this year has been difficult. As we approach Thanksgiving, a time to reflect on what we are thankful for, it may be more challenging than ever to show our gratitude to others. However, showing gratitude doesn't have to take a lot of time and it has many benefits.

SAT Subject Tests

What are the SAT Subject Tests?

 

Subject Tests are college admission tests in specific subjects, such as Math, Biology, Chemistry, Spanish, French, Physics, American History, English Literature, etc. Each test is one hour long.

WCC Virtual Application Day for BHHS Seniors

November 23, 2020 8:00 am – 11:59 pm

Submit Your Application for Free!

Submit your application on November 23, 2020 between 8:00 am and 11:59 pm with the fee waiver code and your application fee of $50 will be waived! The fee waiver code is Admissions1123. You will receive your conditional acceptance letter in early February.

Academic Advising

Academic advising is an interactive process in which the counselor helps the student achieve academic goals, by selecting courses aligned with their interests, goals and abilities.

College Admission and Financial Aid Workshop

We will be hosting a College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop on Wednesday, November 4 at 7 PM. This virtual workshop will be recorded and available to view at a later date.

College of the Month

College of the Month will be a monthly series where we explore a college or university selected by the counselors. Oftentimes, this institution is overshadowed by peer institutions, however this college has institutional qualities that are of interest to our students. Our hope is to highlight some of the features that make this college or university the College of the Month.

 

How to access peer tutoring at the high school

Students at the high school can take advantage of peer tutoring. Mr. Allen advises the Peer Tutoring Club and helps set students who are struggling with their classes with older students who know the material. 

Students can contact Mr. Allen to obtain a tutor by sending him an email at mallen@byramhills.net, stating the subject(s) needed for peer tutoring services.

Additionally, students can contact their school counselor for assistance obtaining a peer tutor.