NAVIGATING THE COLLEGE COUNSELING PROCESS
Our college counseling process is a natural extension of Kent’s educational philosophy, emphasizing independent thinking, introspection, personal responsibility, leadership and informed decision making. We believe that the college search process should be student centered, supportive and also fun — a celebration of each student’s past accomplishments and promise for the future. College represents an important milestone in a student’s life. It is a time for individuation, for students to further develop their interests, explore and define their talents, and deepen their personal beliefs and values.
A NOTE TO PARENTS STARTING THE COLLEGE PROCESS
As counselors, we know that the college application process can be daunting for students and parents alike. With so much attention now placed on gaining admittance to the “right” schools, and many well-meaning “experts” eager to give their advice, it can be a difficult journey to navigate. At Kent, we believe that good communication is at the cornerstone of good college counseling. Accurate information fuels a healthy and productive college search. We also believe that it is important to trust the process and the ability of your child to handle the many responsibilities it entails…