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Counseling Department Presents Introduction to the College Process for Juniors

On Thursday, January 19, 2023, the Counseling Office presented an introduction to the college process for Thetford Academy juniors and their families. The event, led by Counseling Director Mark Pichette, provided an overview of the college application process and offered resources and tips for students and families starting to think about their college options. In the recording of the meeting, families can find information about:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the student/parent/counselor
  • A general timeline of tasks to cover
  • Holistic assessment of applicants
  • Naviance
  • The Common Application
  • Standardized tests
  • Demonstrated Interest
  • Financial Aid
  • Scholarships



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