Fall 2016 SAT and ACT Test Dates

You will have three chances to sit for the SAT and ACT exams this fall.  Dates and registration deadlines are listed below.  The September ACT and October SAT/SAT Subject Tests will both be accepted by colleges that make use of

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Coach’s Corner: College Commitments

We are pleased to announce that many Norfolk Academy student athletes in the Class of 2016 have committed to participate in college varsity athletics.  There are a total of 18 student athletes who will compete in 11 different sports at

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Coach’s Corner: Prepare to Engage with College Coaches

Imagine that you have an upcoming job interview at a Fortune 500 company.  As part of your preparation, you research the company and learn why it is so successful.  You have evaluated your personal strengths, and you are ready to

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The Fine Print Warns Against Senioritis

Seniors, over the course of the next few weeks you will be receiving word from the colleges and universities to which you have applied Regular Decision.  That news may come via email, online portal or letter (yes, some colleges still

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Khan Academy + SAT = A Winning Combination

Do you know the man in this picture?  If you don’t recognize him, I bet you would recognize his voice.  He is Sal Khan of Khan Academy, and he believes that faces are distracting, so his instructional videos include only

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Keep Calm and Trust in the Processing

So that moment has come.  The culmination of months and months of filling out fields, of writing and rewriting essays, of checking and double checking and triple checking to make sure everything is as you wish to present it.  You

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ECs Made EZ-ier

ECs is admission speak for extracurricular activities, and it’s a part of the application that deserves careful consideration.  How you’ve involved yourself in our community will speak volumes to admission officers about how you will engage in theirs.  Admission offices

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Submit An Application, Be An Applicant

To the Class of 2016, You’ve made it.  You’re finally a senior.  You’ve earned all of the status and privilege that comes with this tremendous accomplishment.  As you already know, there’s also a great deal of responsibility you take on

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Coach’s Corner: May 2015 Wrap Up

Coach’s Corner: May Wrap Up  We are pleased to announce that many Norfolk Academy student athletes in the Class of 2015 have committed to participate in college varsity athletics. Tremendous sacrifice and hard work has brought great success to these Bulldogs. We now

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Words Count

We all know that numbers count.  Your grade point average and your standardized test scores will open doors at colleges where you fit based on the numbers that you earn.  As an English teacher, though, I am partial to words,