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Originally delivered on 11/21/2021 8:03 pm

SUBJECT: The Weekly Ram, November 22 - 26


To view upcoming PFA events, scroll to the bottom of this newsletter or view the full calendar on the PFA website.

College Admissions Event for Juniors + Seniors
Thursday, Dec 2 | 7:00 PM

New Canaan, Darien and Staples High School are pleased to host a webinar about college admissions with best-selling author Jeff Selingo. Please join us on Thursday, December 2 at 7:00 PM for Mr. Selingo’s latest insights on college admissions trends. 

Click HERE to pre- register for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Jeff Selingo is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, College (Un)Bound, There Is Life After College and his newest book published last year, Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions. For more than twenty years, his in-depth reporting and powerful storytelling has provided insight about the inner workings of universities and a practical roadmap for higher ed’s future to students, parents, college leaders, and business executives. 

Mr. Selingo’s newest book, Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions, takes readers on a journey through the selection process from inside three admissions offices, Emory, Davidson and U Washington, revealing what really matters to the gatekeepers of highly selective institutions and how the ultimate decisions are made.

Please click HERE if you are interested in purchasing a signed copy of Mr. Selingo's latest book.

SAT and ACT 2021 Testing Dates
Fall Testing Dates

12/4     SAT 

12/11   ACT* 

* Denotes NCHS as a testing location 

Register for the SAT at

Register for the ACT at

Mark Your Calendars!
Wednesday, November 24
7:30a Half-Day/Start of Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, November 25
No School/Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 26
No School/Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, December 2
7:00p College Admissions Event for Juniors + Seniors
Thursday, December 9
9:30a 9th Grade: Mid-Term Prep: Study Strategies & Helpful Hints
See the Full Calendar
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