Ridge High School Counseling Department

NEWS & NOTES

  • Seniors:​  If you would like your MP1 grades sent to the colleges to which you've applied, please make that request through this form no later than November 8, 2017.  
    Please note:  if a college specifically reaches out to us to request your grades, we will send them to that particular school whether or not you have completed this form. 
  • Mr. Krause and Mr. Thorp are the new Option II Athletics Supervisors.  The program is no longer coordinated by Mrs. Shadis.  Mrs. Eckel remains the Option II Secretary, and she is now located in the front Counseling Suite.   
  • Option II Academics – Spring Courses
    The deadline to apply for approval for spring 2018 courses taken outside of Ridge is November 15.  Students may apply to take a Financial Literacy/Personal Finance course, or any other course not already offered at Ridge.  Please click on the “Academics” tab of the Option II website for the details and applications.  Mrs. Shadis is still overseeing the Option II Academics program.
  • Class of 2018

      Senior Packet Part B is due to your counselor no later than September 20, 2017.  It can be downloaded here.

      Senior Packet Part A was due to your counselor on June 1, 2017.  Please see the College Documents/Downloads page if you still need the forms.  



     

     

     

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      INSTANT DECISION & 
      INTERVIEW DAYS

      Please see the Instant Decision & Interview Days website for detailed information about requirements for each college.  Students must register using this online form at least three days prior to the event.

      Confirmed Schools/Dates:
      Sacred Heart University
       Interview Day - November 13
      Rider University Instant Decision Day - November 14
      University of Scranton Interview Day - November 15
      Michigan State University Instant Decision Day - November 21
      Berkeley College Instant Decision Day - November 28
      Ramapo College of NJ Instant Decision Day - November 30
      Caldwell University Instant Decision Day - December 6
      Centenary University Instant Decision Day - December 12
      Kean University Instant Decision Day - December 13
      NJIT Instant Decision Day - December 15

      Pending Schools:
      Drew University
      Fairleigh Dickinson University

       

      ge of New Jersey presents:
       

      How to Give a Great Audition
      For High School Students, Parents and Teachers

      Saturday, November 21
      10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

      Workshop includes  NJ All-State Audition Solo masterclasses (bring your instrument and music)


      Download the flyer for more information.
      Register for this event.



      The Department of Music at The College of New Jersey presents:
       

      How to Give a Great Audition
      For High School Students, Parents and Teachers

      Saturday, November 21
      10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

      Workshop includes  NJ All-State Audition Solo masterclasses (bring your instrument and music)


      Download the flyer for more information.
      Register for this event.



      The Department of Music at The College of New Jersey presents:
       

      How to Give a Great Audition
      For High School Students, Parents and Teachers

      Saturday, November 21
      10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

      Workshop includes  NJ All-State Audition Solo masterclasses (bring your instrument and music)


      Download the flyer for more information.
      Register for this event.


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      RU

      We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for School of Engineering tours for the spring semester. There will only be four tour dates for prospective students (students that have not applied for fall 2017 enrollment). 

      On Fridays, March 31, April 14, and April 21, our Knight for a Day tours begin at 10 a.m. at the Visitor Center with an admissions information session, followed by a five-campus bus tour. During the bus tour, families will be able to view one of the first-year residence halls on the Busch Campus. They will also break for lunch (on their own) before heading to the school-specific portion of the day at 1 p.m. Again, a detailed itinerary will be provided once registered

      Department options include one of the following:
      Biomedical & Chemical/Biochemical

      Civil/Environmental & Materials Science

      Electrical/Computer & Industrial Systems

      Mechanical/Aerospace & Applied Science/Packaging

      Families can register for these tours while space is available. 

      To learn more about and/or register for the engineering tours, please visit soe.rutgers.edu/tours


      RVCC
      RSVP directly to Honors@raritanval.edu
      RVCC

      RU

      We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for School of Engineering tours for the spring semester. There will only be four tour dates for prospective students (students that have not applied for fall 2017 enrollment). 

      On Fridays, March 31, April 14, and April 21, our Knight for a Day tours begin at 10 a.m. at the Visitor Center with an admissions information session, followed by a five-campus bus tour. During the bus tour, families will be able to view one of the first-year residence halls on the Busch Campus. They will also break for lunch (on their own) before heading to the school-specific portion of the day at 1 p.m. Again, a detailed itinerary will be provided once registered

      Department options include one of the following:
      Biomedical & Chemical/Biochemical

      Civil/Environmental & Materials Science

      Electrical/Computer & Industrial Systems

      Mechanical/Aerospace & Applied Science/Packaging

      Families can register for these tours while space is available. 

      To learn more about and/or register for the engineering tours, please visit soe.rutgers.edu/tours


      RVCC
      RSVP directly to Honors@raritanval.edu
      RVCC

      UPCOMING EVENTS

       


      NJSCA College Open Houses Resource Page


       

      Boston University Winter Visit Day
      High school juniors and sophomores and their families are welcome at this special day of programming.

      Friday, February 24, 2017
      9:00 am - 3:00 pm

      Boston University George Sherman Union
      775 Commonwealth Avenue
      Boston, Massachusetts
      Registration
      Boston University Winter Visit Day
      High school juniors and sophomores and their families are welcome at this special day of programming.

      Friday, February 24, 2017
      9:00 am - 3:00 pm

      Boston University George Sherman Union
      775 Commonwealth Avenue
      Boston, Massachusetts
      Registration
      Boston University Winter Visit Day
      High school juniors and sophomores and their families are welcome at this special day of programming.

      Friday, February 24, 2017
      9:00 am - 3:00 pm

      Boston University George Sherman Union
      775 Commonwealth Avenue
      Boston, Massachusetts
      Registration
      Interested students can register here.  
      Interested students can register here.  
      Interested students can register here.