Windells is dedicated to preparing our students for academic success, in our classroom and beyond. Our alumni have gone on to attend schools such as the University of Colorado, University of Vermont, University of British Columbia, University of Lucerne, Sierra Nevada College, University of San Diego, University of Utah, Portland State University, Université de Montréal, and Laval Université, among others.
Academy students will be provided with support in preparation of the SAT or ACT exams and are transported to testing locations on exam days. Personalized coaching and tutoring throughout the preparation process keeps our students ahead of the curve and feeling confident to take their exam. To start your planning from home today, visit this free resource for SAT and ACT prep: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat
Several one-on-one college counseling sessions are offered to research institutions and assist in developing an academic identity that is viable to college admissions departments. Academy students have opportunities to visit and tour colleges and universities while traveling the country. Students have been able to conduct campus visits to institutions such as University of Southern California, University of Oregon, University of Utah, Westminster College, Portland State University, University of Washington, and University of California.
Applying to Colleges
Once students decide on the institutions they would like to apply to, guidance counselors assist students throughout the application process. Providing instruction on the different types of paperwork that is needed as well as reading over and helping edit entrance essays. Windells Academy students can confidently send their applications to all of their top schools.
Preparing for College Life
Windells Academy students become more independent and self-motivated within the classroom. With online learning and individualized programs, students are able to discover their strengths and weaknesses and develop within those areas. With all of the staff at Windells Academy holding a postgraduate degree, the students are able to learn from their first hand experience within an institution of higher learning. Windells Academy alumni often return and mentor students about what to expect post graduation and describe the ways that the academy prepared them for their experience post graduation.