More than 100 parents of current 5th formers attended the Parents College Workshop this past weekend. It was again a “star-studded” event highlighted by four remarkable professionals from the world of college admissions: Brianne Ellis, Associate Director of Admissions, Hobart and William Smith Colleges; Rob Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Muhlenberg College; Michelle Prince, Assistant Director… Continue reading A RECAP OF THE 2019 PARENTS COLLEGE WORKSHOP
The Common Application has posted its essay prompts for the 2020-21 schedule, and for the second consecutive year, the 7 options have remained the same. They can be viewed here. While we recommend that our juniors at least make themselves aware of the prompts at this point, we strongly suggest that they wait to begin… Continue reading COMMON APPLICATION ANNOUNCES NO CHANGES TO ESSAY PROMPTS
Kent School’s relationship with Kaplan continues to offer our students access to effective options in preparing for the ACT or SAT, including practice tests and live online classes. And because of our relationship with Kaplan, Kent students are offered discounts (or financial aid for those who qualify) for their online classes and individual tutoring options. … Continue reading KAPLAN TEST PREP OPTIONS
As a follow-up reminder, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop on the evening of Friday, February 14th, and morning/afternoon of Saturday, February 15th. Below you will find all the information you need to know about the workshop: How to RSVP (**Please RSVP in advance) Schedule of the Program Documents… Continue reading 5TH FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 14-15
Kent continues to offer our students standardized test prep options (ACT & SAT) through Kaplan Test Prep. We strongly recommend that our juniors take the two “Turbo Tests” through Kaplan–one ACT and one SAT–each of which lasts about 90 minutes. This will then help each student identify which of the two tests best suits his… Continue reading TURBO TEST & TEST PREP OPTIONS THROUGH KENT’S RELATIONSHIP WITH KAPLAN
On the evening of Friday, February 14th, and morning of Saturday, February 15th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are again welcoming four highly accomplished admissions representatives: Brianne Ellis, Associate Director of Admissions, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Michelle Prince, Assistant Director of Admissions, Syracuse… Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: 5th FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP
While much has changed in the college landscape in the past decade, a recent report from the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) underscored a key truth about the continued importance of students’ performance in their high school courses. Read the article here.