On Feb. 8 and 9, the Kent College Counseling Office held our annual 5th Form Parents College Workshop, and it was again a “star-studded” event highlighted by four remarkable professionals from the world of college admissions: Rod Jackson, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Southern Methodist University; Rob Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Muhlenberg College; Erin Stahl,… Continue reading 2019 PARENTS COLLEGE WORKSHOP–A ROUSING SUCCESS!
The Common Application has announced its essay prompts for the 2019-20 application cycle, with no changes to the prompts from this past year. Interested students can review this announcement here. It should be emphasized that current juniors should NOT feel any pressure to begin working on their essays until the summer, as their focus should… Continue reading COMMON APPLICATION ANNOUNCES NO CHANGES TO ESSAY PROMPTS FOR 2019-20
On the evening of Friday, February 8th, and morning/afternoon of Saturday, February 9th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are again welcoming four highly experienced admissions representatives: Rod Jackson, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Southern Methodist University Robert Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management,… Continue reading 5TH FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 8-9
We invite you to save the date for our annual Parents’ College Workshop, which will take place on the evening of Friday, Feb. 8 and the morning of Saturday, Feb. 9. While this event is designed primarily for our 5th form parents, all parents are invited. This year, we are again welcoming four highly accomplished… Continue reading SAVE THE DATE–PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP, FEB. 8-9, 2019
This Saturday (December 8th) is the mandatory diagnostic practice test designed to help our 5th form students identify if the ACT or SAT is a better fit for them. It is a free testing experience for all Kent 5th form students, and it will be invaluable for starting individualized standardized testing plans. (Attendance will be taken; all… Continue reading REMINDER: MANDATORY ACT/SAT DIAGNOSTIC COMBO TEST
On Monday, November 12, Mr. Joel Ontiveros, the Regional Admissions Representative for the University of California at Santa Cruz (and formerly a representative for UCLA) led a session open to all of our seniors interested in applying to any of the nine UC campuses. The UC system uses its own application, and students may use… Continue reading UC APPLICATION REVIEW SESSION
On the night of Sunday, Sept. 9, all of our 5th formers met with our college counseling team to review our schedule for the fall (especially our College Seminar class) and to emphasize the importance of getting off to a great start in their classes. Below is the handout we used during our session.