Exclusive Collegewise Seminars for NHS

College admissions

Hello Northwood Students and Parents:

We are excited to announce that Northwood is one of only nine high schools in the state that has contracted with Collegewise to provide a series of online webinars to help our families navigate college admissions during this current time of quarantine and distance learning.

What is being offered? Collegewise will be offering five webinars (listed below) between now and June 10, 2020. All five webinars are available FREE of charge to all Northwood students in grades 9-11 and their families.


Exclusively for Northwood students:


  • State of the Admissions Nation due to COVID

Tuesday, May 12, 6:00pm – 7:00pm PDT

  • Changes in the UC/CSU Admissions Process

Tuesday, June 2, 6:00pm – 7:00pm PDT

  • Highly Selective Admissions

Tuesday, June 9, 6:00pm – 7:00pm PDT


Open to all students in IUSD:


  • Creative Summer Planning + Creating an Impact When You Can’t Go Outside

Tuesday, May 19, 7:00pm – 8:00pm PDT

  • Character Counts: How Character Plays a Powerful Role in Selective College Admissions

Saturday, June 6, 10:00am – 11:00am PDT


As we are only one of nine high schools in California to offer these webinars, we encourage you to take advantage of this rare opportunity. To register, please sign up at the link below:


As always during this time, NHS counseling staff is still available to you, and are here to help you with your decision making process. Counselors are currently meeting with students via phone, email and video conferencing to help students and families make sense of all of their options. Please reach out to your counselor directly if you would like to set up a meeting with them.