Upcoming Events

"Real Talk, HBCU Edition" on Wednesday, September 28th and Thursday, September 29th hosted virtually at 4 PM PT 

Real Talk connects students with Black college reps across the country, financial aid experts with insider tips on findings scholarships, and current students. During this two-night event students will hear from a wide range of HBCU's including Howard University, Spelman College, Hampton University, and Texas Southern University. 

For Registration information click here.

PSAT Test Prep 

Applerouth will be hosting free PSAT strategy sessions starting this Saturday, September 24th. To access more information, click here. Additionally, Applerouth will hold a mock PSAT on October 1st from 9:30-12:45 PM at Seattle University. 

Additional Announcements

SCOIR Registration Reminder

This year, the College Counseling Office will be using SCOIR to manage college visits and maintaining important information about your student’s college journey. 11th grade students and parents/guardians who have not yet registered for SCOIR received an invitation to register on Thursday, September 8. If you did not receive an invitation or have questions, please email Gabi Dinkin, College Counseling and Admissions Assistant, at college@northwestschool.org.

College Counseling 11 and 12 Courses – New This Year

All 11th and 12th grade students have been registered for a college counseling course that meets every other Wednesday. The 12th grade course meets from September through December, and the 11th grade class will begin in January and will continue through the end of May. More information about these courses will be shared at the college night programs for both grade levels.

College Connections

The College Office has compiled a list of college connection opportunities that colleges and universities have shared with us. This includes:

  • evening presentations from traveling college representatives in the Seattle area 
  • virtual opportunities to engage with admissions representatives, such as information sessions and interviews
  • on-campus in-person and virtual visit opportunities

 Want to “Fall for Whitman?” Interested in a 30-minute virtual conversation with College of Wooster?  Or perhaps you might be interested in events hosted by Tulane, UW, or the Seven Sisters (women’s colleges consortium) here in Seattle. We will continue to update this webpage as we learn of new opportunities. In addition, to receive the most up-to-date information, students are encouraged to sign up for the mailing lists of colleges of interest. 

Upcoming College Visits to NWS (For Students Only)

This year, in-person college representative visits will take place before school and throughout the school day starting on September 12th. Students can access a list of upcoming visits in SCOIR or on the college bulletin board in the main hall.

 Seniors are encouraged to attend the sessions of colleges to which they plan to apply, and juniors are welcomed to attend visits before school and during free periods. Students are encouraged top sign up for visits in advance to ensure that we have adequate space. 

How to register for a visit in SCOIR: Use the welcome menu and click the Events and Deadlines link. Use the menu on the left to filter out application deadlines. Find the college visit you would like to attend and click the “Count Me In” button on the right side of the tile with the visit information.

Upcoming College Visits to NWS:

Thu Sep 22nd, 2022 08:00AM - 08:35AM New York University
Thu Sep 22nd, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Pacific Lutheran University
Thu Sep 22nd, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM Linfield University
Fri Sep 23rd, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Gonzaga University
Fri Sep 23rd, 2022 12:40PM - 01:20PM Pacific Northwest College of Art at Willamette University
Mon Sep 26th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM University of Southern California
Mon Sep 26th, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM Denison University
Tue Sep 27th, 2022 08:00AM - 08:35AM Pitzer College
Tue Sep 27th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM University of La Verne
Tue Sep 27th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Lawrence University
Tue Sep 27th, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM New York University
Thu Sep 29th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Knox College
Thu Sep 29th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Chapman University
Thu Sep 29th, 2022 12:40PM - 01:20PM Union College
Fri Sep 30th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Claremont McKenna College
Fri Sep 30th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Oregon State University
Fri Sep 30th, 2022 12:40PM - 01:20PM George Washington University
Fri Sep 30th, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM Washington University in St. Louis
Mon Oct 3rd, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Eckerd College
Mon Oct 3rd, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Tue Oct 4th, 2022 08:00AM - 08:35AM Lewis & Clark College
Tue Oct 4th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM University of Toronto
Tue Oct 4th, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM Rice University
Thu Oct 6th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM University of Rochester
Thu Oct 6th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Boston College
Thu Oct 6th, 2022 12:40PM - 01:20PM Bennington College
Fri Oct 7th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM University of Oregon
Fri Oct 7th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Western Washington University
Fri Oct 7th, 2022 12:40PM - 01:20PM Wake Forest University
Fri Oct 7th, 2022 02:50PM - 03:30PM Saint Edward's University
Tue Oct 11th, 2022 08:00AM - 08:35AM Brandeis University
Tue Oct 11th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Bucknell University
Tue Oct 11th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Sarah Lawrence College
Thu Oct 13th, 2022 08:00AM - 08:35AM University of Miami
Thu Oct 13th, 2022 09:15AM - 09:55AM Hult International Business School (Boston)
Thu Oct 13th, 2022 10:35AM - 11:15AM Tulane University of Louisiana

All visits will be hosted in Main Floor Spanish unless otherwise specified