The Advisor Newsletter

Now for Juniors and Parents

As we approach the end of the academic year, it is important to remind you of the tasks that you and your child should complete before the start of his or her senior year. 

NYS Regents Exams

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) will be administering June 2024 Regents exams. The following is a list of dates and times for these exams.

Parent Tips for the College Visit

Touring a college is a highlight of the college process. It is often met with great enthusiasm on the part of parents. The campus tour can also make or break a student's opinion of the college. 

Building a Resume

The following information about resumes was posted to Guidance Google Classrooms in March. Students are encouraged to start building their resume.

Featured College

A Featured College is a college that we choose to explore to highlight some features that make the college interesting or noteworthy. BHHS school counselors have visited this school within the last year. They may share trends and other rich information about this college or university. Our hope is to highlight some of the features that make this college or university the Featured College.

International Colleges and Universities

Byram Hills High School students are increasingly discovering the opportunities and benefits of attending college abroad.  For adventurous students who seek an alternative to the American college experience, there are many institutions of higher learning in Canada, Ireland, the UK, and Europe where U.S. students thrive.

Some Colleges Ending Test-Optional Policies

In February it was announced that Dartmouth College and Yale University have decided to reinstate testing requirements for the 2024-25 application cycle. In March, Brown University also announced its own plan to require testing as well