Welcome to the College & Career Center

Your space to start planning your future

Ms Sabet, College & Career Counselor - sabetk@newton.k12.ma.us

Appointments - sabetk.youcanbook.me

A overview of the college admissions process; 4 year college admissions; college application components; roles & responsibilities; junior year timeline; resources; Naviance & more. Click heading for link.

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Senior Information

Seniors: Need the steps to apply to colleges?

Here is the document to help you:

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Newton South Counseling College Planning Series

Monthly in-depth information on essential topics in the college admissions process

View now!

Check out the handouts

March: College Admissions & Students with Disabilities


April: College Panel

May: College Essay/Personal Statement

June: Summer Planning

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Virtual programming addressing the complexities of finding the right college fit, the strategies for getting in, and the best practices for paying for it all.

Wed Feb 24th 8-9pm: Build Your College List: Tips on Finding the Best Schools You Can Get Into and Afford

Wednesdays

Week 1: F Block- 2-2:35pm

Week 2: A Block- 9:15-9:50am

Meeting ID: 944 4334 1095

Passcode: future

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Daily appointments available at: sabetk.youcanbook.me

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Information for Juniors

Learn everything you need about applying to college with

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Admissions Bootcamp - Coming Soon



NEARR is eager to share knowledge and answer your students’ questions regarding the college admissions and application process. Please encourage students, families, and your counseling colleagues to join us for a College Admissions and Application Bootcamp with the following spring webinars:



March 15: Common College Search Myths Busted

March 23: Building A College List (Outside of New England)

March 31: Tips for Writing the College Essay

April 8: Ask Admissions Anything

April 13: Application Case Studies



Registration will open in mid-February for these FREE events. Additional information and registration can be found here: https://click.regionalreps.org/admissionsbootcampe8d47

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Virtual College Visits


  • View the current list of college's visiting

  • Email teacher for permission to attend

  • Complete and Submit Permission Pass

  • Register to attend on Naviance

  • You do not need a form if you have a free block, canceled or it is Flex time.

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Upcoming Virtual College Fairs

NEACAC Spring College Fairs:

Booths will be open from February 23 - May 31, 2021. Live portions of the virtual fair will be held:

Tues Feb 23 6-7:30pm

Sun Mar 14 1-3pm

Wed Apr 14 7-8:30pm

Sun May 16 1-3pm

Registration

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National Association for College Admission Counseling Fairs:

Details can be found on the NACAC website

February 28th 1 pm – 7 pm

March 7th STEM Fair 1-5pm

March 16th Performing Arts Fair 1-5pm

March 21st 1 pm – 7pm

March 27th Virtual Marine & Environmental Sciences Fair

May 2nd 1 pm – 7 pm

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Want the inside scoop on colleges you are researching?

More than 300 Newton South alums have volunteered to be the voice of their colleges for you. Email Ms. Sabet for details.

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Sat Feb 27 12-4pm

Fri Mar 19 8pm-12am

Sat Apr 10 9am-1pm

Fri May 7 11-5pm


College Representatives

Spring Virtual Visits are happening!

Sign up through RepVisits

Contact Kathy Sabet with questions, sabetk@newton.k12.ma.us

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Congratulations Class of 2020 !

Click markers to see where your classmates are attending college

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College Testing

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College Testing and the Pandemic:

Public health restrictions have created high demand for testing. Many test centers have limited seating capacity for students. Sign up as soon as possible for your preferred test date to ensure a spot. Be ready to pick an alternate testing site, if necessary.

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SAT Registration Information

Email Ms Sabet if you qualify to receive a fee waiver code.

  • For more information about upcoming College Board tests, check here

    • For more information about SAT registration, go here

    • COVID related information, here

College Affordability

Did you know?? If you are a male, 18 and submitting the FAFSA, you must register for Selective Service to receive federal need -based aid.

MEFA a comprehensive resource for planning all aspects of funding a college education. In lieu of our annual MEFA Financial Aid Night, webinars are available here.

Need to learn about financial aid? The trusted experts at MEFA are hosting FREE college financing webinars presented by industry experts, both from within MEFA and from colleges and organizations across Massachusetts. Register for a webinar at mefa.org/events.