Guidance Update

Dear PHS Families,

The Guidance Department is pleased to share this update/reminder of important upcoming dates and events. Please reach out to your child’s guidance counselor with any specific questions.

Students and Parents that were not able to attend the Virtual College Admissions Night that took place on March 31st may watch the recording by clicking here

The 2nd College Admissions Night will take place on April 7th at 6:30 PM. Students/parents of Juniors are encouraged to register. The event will be hosted by Bridgewater-Raynham High school. Slots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please register by clicking here. The colleges that will be presenting include:

  • Holy Cross College
  • UMASS Lowell
  • Stonehill College
  • Boston College
  • Bristol Community College

UPCOMING VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS

The NEACAC Spring College Fairs will be held virtually on the following dates and times:

Wednesday, April 14th from 7-8:30 pm 

Sunday, May 16th from 1-3:00 pm 

There are over 180 colleges that are registered to participate in the program. Registration for students is free but required. Students will be able to explore virtual booths, video chat with admissions representatives, watch presentations, and more. To register please click here. 

NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Upcoming dates for NACAC Virtual College Fairs are:

  • Saturday, April 10th from 3-7:00 pm (Western U.S. Colleges)
  • Tuesday, April 20th from 3-7:00 pm (Southeastern U.S. Colleges)
  • Sunday, May 2nd from 1-7:00 pm

See which colleges are attending and register please click here. 

Make the most out of your College Visit and/or attendance at a Virtual College Fair. Click here to read an article by the Princeton Review with some helpful information to maximize your experience. 

 SAT & ACT IMPORTANT DATES/REMINDERS: 

Juniors that are interested in registering for the SAT and or ACT should be mindful of the upcoming dates and deadlines listed below: To register for the SAT visit www.collegeboard.org

 

SAT Spring Test Dates:

May 8th - Registration Deadline: April 8th  

June 5th - Registration Deadline: May 6th

Please note: The Collegeboard is no longer offering SAT Subject Tests

 ACT Spring Test Dates:

To register for the ACT visitwww.actstudent.org

April 17th - Registration Deadline: March 12th  

June 12th - Registration Deadline: May 7th  

July 17th - Registration Deadline: June 18

*If any student receives reduced or free lunch please see your guidance counselor for an SAT and/or ACT fee waiver code.

REMINDERS

Juniors that are interested in attending a 4-year college should actively be working on the Spring and Summer checklist and checking into their Guidance Google Classroom for updates and important announcements. To view the College Planning Checklist please click here

Seniors are reminded to login to their Guidance Google Classroom to watch a short tutorial on how to apply to scholarships and to obtain the transcript request form.  To view the tutorial click here and to download the Transcript Request Form please click here.  Please be sure to be mindful of deadlines! 

Sincerely,

Kerran Goff

Lead Guidance Counselor