The Cannon School College Counseling department is committed to providing the Upper School community with timely information and updates regarding the impact of Covid-19 in the realm of college admissions. Students and families should, however, be consistently checking emails, following Twitter and other social media sites, and confirming information on the official websites of ACT, College Board and individual colleges students are researching for their application process.
Standardized Testing Updates
- ACT is now open for Registration
- FAQ for ACT Registration and testing amid COVID-19
- Class of 2021 – If you are unsure of how, when or if to register for a standardized test, please reach out directly to your College Counselor to discuss your options.
Additional Colleges Opt to go Test Optional for Class of 2021
Additional colleges continue to make temporary adjustments to their standardized testing requirements due to the impact Covid-19. The following colleges announced recently that they will offer a test optional process for at least one year:
Other Updated Admission Policies:
Class of 2020 – Please Note: University of Delaware is accepting applications for Fall 2020 cohort through September 1st for their Design Your Success gap year program. August 14th from 10 – 11:00 a.m. they will host an information session. Register here.
Virtual College Exploration and Programming Opportunities
Opportunities for students to attend admission related webinars, explore colleges and universities and attend remote college fairs can be found here:
Fairs & Admission Events:
NACAC Virtual College Fairs: Sept. 13th, October 12th and Nov. 8th
College Virtual Tours – Spreadsheet
CTCL College Fair – August 15th – 18th
Strive Virtual College Exploration – STEM August 11th – 13th