The sophomore year guidance curriculum is devoted to career exploration. Guidance counselors present a two-day workshop in Wellness classes that introduces students to Naviance, where they will complete a personality and career interest inventory. Results of the inventories can help inform students' potential college majors and career paths.


Pre-ACT - October 15, 2016

Results of the Pre-ACT will arrive in January 2017; guidance counselors will meet with all sophomores to review results and transcripts. Sophomores who were unable to take the Pre-ACT can pick up a test book at that time.

Pre-ACT Registration Form 2016



Helpful Links



Free Scholarship Searches


Financial Aid & Paying for College

  • FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, on the Federal Student Aid website.
  • EFC Calculator, Estimated Family Contribution, or EFC, determines what a family is expected to contribute to their child's college costs.
  • MEFA, Massachusetts Educational Finance Authority's website offers valuable tools and resources to plan for paying for college.



Helpful Forms & Resources:

Colleges Requiring Subject Tests

College Admissions Selector (Abridged Barron's Guide List of Colleges)

Activity Resume Blank Template


Internships & Community Service Opportunities

Internships provide an excellent opportunity for students to explore potential career interests. WHS partners with The Education Collaborative, TEC, to offer internships during the school year and the summer.


Community service and volunteer opportunities are available in Westwood and the Greater Boston Area.




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