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Northwest Counseling Department Summer 2020 Update:  We continue to be available remotely for our students, parents, staff and community.  Feel free to reach out to us by email using the links provided below.  Please be aware that counselors work part-time during the summer months.  If you need immediate assistance, please email our Counseling Secretary, Angelica Agosto at

| web page update:  23 June 2020 |

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!  The best is yet to come.
Take a look at the Class of 2020 post-secondary destinations

Counseling Quick Links:

Counseling Services:  General Information | New Student Enrollment | Work Permits | Summer School 

College Information:  The Application Process @ NW | Transcript Requests | Montgomery College

College & Career Prep:  Naviance Access for Parents & Students 

Virtual College Q & A Forum with Northwest Counselors.  Wednesday, May 27 presentation  | 1 June 2020 |

MCPS celebrates the Class of 2020.  More info here.

MCPS College Career resources for the Class of  2021:
Navigating the College Admissions Process During COVID-19 Virtual Talk Show #1 | Virtual Talk Show #2

Counseling Department Junior Parent/Student Presentation:  College Career Postsecondary Planning PowerPoint | 5 Feb 2020 |

Counseling on Twitter

The Northwest High School Counseling Team:

Jodi Edmunds, Resource Counselor

Counselor & Alpha Student Breakdown:

Jodi Edmunds MC2 grades 11-12
Sue Bunting      MC2 grade 10
Jeff Flach A - Ber
Tamela McCarthy-Redd     Bes - Deb
Christine Kravitz  Dec - Go
Nancy Blanco  Gp - Kak
Athena Cois  Kal - Map
Austin Freeman  Maq - N 
Sammy Buck     O - Ros
Christina Kim Rot - Thn
Sean Stewart  Tho - Z

Counseling Support Staff:

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Counseling Services & General Information:

Northwest students and parents are invited to e-mail their counselor using the mailto links provided in the Counselor & Alpha Student Breakdown. Counseling Services include:

  • Academic & Personal Counseling (long term therapy is not provided)
  • College & Career Planning | College Readiness Newsletter PrepTalk
  • Coordination of Educational Management Team Meetings
  • Coordination of Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Referral Services to Community Resources and Supports

The College Application Process at Northwest High School:

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The Registrar's Office & Transcript Requests: 

  • College Transcript Request Form for Transcript Requests (This form includes release authorization and must be on file in the Registrar's Office).
  • College Application Follow Up with Mid-Year Transcripts: You must complete a Mid-Year Transcript Request Form.  If your college's delivery method is electronic, then your mid-year transcript will be sent electronically.  All Common App schools require a Mid-Year transcript be sent.  If your initial transcript was sent via US Mail, then follow directions on the Mid-Year Transcript form for providing an envelope to the Registrar's Office.
  • Final Transcript Requests: The college you plan to attend will require a FINAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT. FINAL TRANSCRIPT REQUESTS can be made using this google form ( There is NO CHARGE for this transcript. Final Transcripts will not be available until mid-July. | web post 1 May 2020 |
  • Scholarship Transcript & Recommendation Request Form
  • Selective Service Registration: Selective Service Registration for high school male students age 17 years and 3 months. Registration is quick, easy, and it's the law.  Registrations processed on the 18th birthday.

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 New Student Enrollment Information:

The following links will provide new student's and parents to Northwest High School the required documents needed for enrollment:

How to Enroll Your Child in Montgomery County Public Schools:

 New Student Enrollment Forms Requirement by the Northwest Counseling Department:

 Additional information that may be required for Proof of Residency:

Montgomery College:   

MC Home Page.  Use this link to access the online application through admissions as well as Accuplacer testing information and MC financial aid.  High school seniors applying to Montgomery College should plan to apply during the 'Application Fee Waiver' season October 1 to March 1.

NW + MC Early College Access (Early Placement) Program Information. Earning college credit during your senior year. Application begins during senior year class registration! Click here for program details. 

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