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大学咨询

Spence offers a comprehensive individualized college counseling program that begins with test planning sophomore year, moves on to the college search in junior year and culminates in college applications senior year. 365bet体育提供大量的个人和家庭会议, a weekly College Seminar that begins in January of the junior year and numerous evening programs. With a combined 29 years of experience in high school college counseling and college admissions between them, our two directors of college counseling offer thorough advice tailored to each student’s particular needs and interests. 欢迎家庭向365bet体育的辅导员提出问题.

大学咨询项目

4项清单.

  • 大一

    We believe that it is essential to give each student plenty of time during her freshman year to develop her interests, 冒智力上的风险,改变她的想法. Every course offered by Spence is appropriate for students planning to attend a rigorous and highly selective college. Indeed, we require all students to take a well-rounded curriculum that pursues subjects in depth.

    虽然正式的大学咨询程序在大三开始, students are welcome to drop in to speak with a college counselor if they have a question. 同样欢迎家长随时来电询问.
  • 大学二年级

    The goal of the college counseling program sophomore year is to introduce the SAT and ACT so that each student can choose by the end of the year which test will be best suited to her. 她还将学习学科测试和AP考试, 并确定哪些是她最好的选择和时间. 
     
    10年级大学辅导活动
     
    大学校际经济援助(秋季). 为10-12年级家长/监护人举办的年度晚会. (旋转主机学校.)
     
    大学考试讲座(冬季). In-school presentation for Grade 10 students followed by evening presentation for Grade 10 Parents/Guardians.
     
    ACT和SAT全面诊断考试(4月的两个周六). 在进度冲突的情况下, a make-up test is available through the spring or summer at the headquarters of our test prep partner company, 学术的方法.
     
    个别学生会议(五月). Each sophomore meets with a college counselor to receive the results of her diagnostic SAT and ACT and to discuss which one is recommended for her by 学术的方法 and why.
  • 大三

    The goal of the college counseling process junior year is for each student to identify her interests and strengths, 列出一份大学名单, 计划大学访问并起草一份通用申请.  
     
    The formal college search process begins in January of the junior year with two individual student meetings with a college counselor followed by a parent/guardian plus student meeting with both counselors. 专科学院每周一次的讨论课也从一月份开始, in which students learn to identify their own strengths and what they are looking for in a college, 同时也了解了大学对成功申请者的要求. Students research colleges, different kinds of curricula, application requirements and scholarships. They begin work on a common application in class and finish drafting it over the summer.
     
    11年级大学辅导活动
    大学校际经济援助(秋季). 为10-12年级家长/监护人举办的年度晚会. (旋转主机学校.)
     
    SAT和ACT预备课程(10月- 2月). These are 24-hour courses plus seven full diagnostic tests in preparation for the Feb ACT or March SAT. These small group tutoring classes (of typically two to four students) are taught by our partner test prep company, 学术方法,以负担得起的学费, 斯宾塞资助申请的学校.
     
    大专之夜(一月). This evening presentation for juniors and their parents/guardians features a college admissions dean plus a panel of recent Spence alumnae.
     
    大学招生案例研究项目(4月). 这个上午的活动邀请了八名高级大学招生官员来到斯宾塞. They lead groups of students or parents/guardians in evaluating the same three sample college applications. 后来, everyone gathers in the theater to debrief each group’s admission decisions and hear a panel discussion with all of the admission officers.
     
    DCST书院学生展(四月). Over 100 colleges and universities attend this college fair for students from Dalton, 大学, 斯宾塞和三一. 道尔顿学校主办.
     
    家长/监护人校际学院之夜(4月). Three college admission deans discuss “the current college admissions climate” and the ways it has changed over the past generation. 由三一学院为校际成员举办.
  • 大四

    The goal of the college counseling program is to prepare seniors to submit an early application by the end of October and to have a well-balanced list of colleges ready to submit for the regular decision deadline.
     
    Every senior has a parent/guardian meeting in August through October to finalize her early application plan and her list of colleges for regular decision. The college counselors give extensive feedback on drafts of all college essays and meet individually with each senior as needed. Weekly Senior College Seminar is in workshop format and walks students through the process of completing and submitting their applications. Students who are applying for financial aid participate in a personalized workshop to learn about application steps. 在春天, the senior seminar focuses on the transition to college and is led by members of the health department.
     
    12年级大学咨询活动
    大学校际经济援助(秋季). 为10-12年级家长/监护人举办的年度晚会. (旋转主机学校.)
     
    大学招生代表访问(9月和10月). Seniors have the opportunity to meet with the over 80 college admissions officers who visit our campus.
     
    高级书院参观日(十月初). 斯宾塞指定了两天大四学生不上课. 学生们可以不用缺课就可以参观大学或申请.

大学咨询办公室

3名成员名单.

  • Dana Boocock 克罗威尔 

    大学咨询主任
  • 贝丝 菌毛 

    大学咨询主任
  • 伊莉斯 Soccoli 

    教务长及学院办公室助理
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