January 19, 2017

Hispanic Student College Institute at Montclair University - Open to Class of 2018 and 2019

Montclair State University earned its Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation in March 2016 and, in doing so, became the largest four-year HSI designee in New Jersey. In celebration of Montclair State’s new status, and in keeping with our commitment to educating Hispanic students, the University is hosting a Hispanic Student College Institute for high school juniors and seniors who identify as Hispanic.

When: August 1-3, 2017

Where: Montclair State University

Cost: Free.  There is no cost to students for participating in the Institute.

As participants in the Institute, students will:
-          Live on campus in a beautiful residence hall
-          Engage in career exploration and goal setting initiatives
-          Participate in workshops on topics related to the college search and application process, including mock interviews, creating a resume, making the most of your college visits, financial aid literacy and application essay writing.
-          Interact and network with Montclair State student leaders, faculty, staff and alumni
-          Engage in discussions around social justice, issues facing the Hispanic community in New Jersey, and students’ concerns about college
-          Hear from inspirational guest speakers and panelists
-          Attend a college-fair style event to learn about Montclair State’s 300 majors, minors and concentrations
-          Be eligible for scholarships
-          Develop leadership and public speaking skills
-          Earn a certificate of completion for inclusion on their resumes and college applications

Academically committed students who identify as Hispanic are encouraged to apply when the application becomes available in January 2017.

For more information, contact Jordanna Maziarz, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, at maziarzj@montclair.edu.

APPLY TODAY!   https://www.montclair.edu/admissions/hsci







January 18, 2017

Rutgers mini Med School - Signup Deadline: Sat. Jan. 28th

Open to Juniors and Seniors



Registration ~ Tuition: $125.00 Includes all nine educational sessions. Early registration is requested.
Space is limited and will be filled as applications are received. To ensure your seat, your online registration must be received by Saturday, January 28th.

January 9, 2017

Project Connections - Middlesex County College


If you are a junior or senior with a learning disability and are interested in attending Middlesex County College, take advantage of one of these informational nights. 



December 22, 2016

Difference Between Early Decision and Early Action

Many students are not sure what the difference is between early decision and early action and the pros and cons. Read collegeboard's and NCAC's articles to get a better idea and see your counselor if you are still unsure which option you should choose.

Early Decision vs Early Action





December 15, 2016

College of St. Elizabeth Instant Decision at WHS


The College of St. Elizabeth will be having an Instant Decision Day. Below is the criteria to be considered. If you are interested, you must sign up with your guidance counselor by January 18th.

- Students fill out the application in person
- No application fee
- Min. 2.5 GPA
- Min. 900 on the new SAT score (on the new scale)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal statement or essay



December 8, 2016

Seton Hall Instant Decision Day at WHS

On January 24th Seton Hall is having an Instant Decision Day. Below is the criteria to be considered. If you are interested, you must sign up with your guidance counselor.


3.0 GPA
1120 SAT (new ERW+Math) Or ACT 23
Apply in advance and print submitted application
Use fee waiver code: NFW


November 18, 2016

Middlesex County Arts High School's Deadline Extended to 11/30

Middlesex County Arts High School's application deadline has been extended to 11/30. 

See Mrs. Roczey with any questions.


The Middlesex County Arts High School Administrator will be coming on Tuesday, October 25th at 1:00 pm to speak to all students who are interested in learning more about their Arts program. The program is geared to any student who is interested in working with a professional in the visual, literacy, and performing arts and wants to improve in their chosen art form. The information session will explain the program and answer any questions you might have. For some classes you can even receive college credit! See your counselor for a pass.

Visit https://www.artsandedcenter.org/ for additional information.

November 4, 2016

#BarronGoals - Post-Graduation Plans

We would love to see your journey. Post a picture and comment on Twitter as you go through your post-graduation plans, whether it is visiting a school or working on an application. Every picture you post on Twitter, using #BarronGoals, allows you an opportunity to win a financial award. Good luck! 

COLLEGE MONDAYS - Nov. 14th - Dec. 5th

Seniors Get Help Applying to College!