Summer is an ideal time to prepare for standardized tests (both the ACT and SAT). If you are looking for prep options over the summer, Kent’s association with Kaplan Test Prep lets you prepare for the ACT or SAT at home, in a local Kaplan center or online. Students who receive financial aid at Kent will receive financial aid for Kaplan’s… Continue reading SUMMER 2018 TEST PREP OPTIONS THROUGH KAPLAN
This recent article from US News and World Report reviewed all the basics about the Common Application, which is the platform offered by the great majority of colleges and universities. Rising seniors may find it helpful as they prepare their Common App accounts over the summer.
On Sunday, May 27 at 7:30pm, all 5th formers will meet in groups with their college counselors to review the checklist of items that need to be addressed and completed during the all-important summer prior to their senior years. Doing so in a thorough manner will ensure that our process yields a balanced list of… Continue reading 5th FORM SUMMER CHECKLIST
Many thanks to Marisa Kogan, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University, for visiting with our 5th formers this past Thursday and sharing her insights into the development of a student’s personal essay, a crucial yet often challenging component of all college applications. Ms. Kogan, who has also been a member of admissions teams… Continue reading ESSAY WORKSHOP RECAP
This Thursday evening at 5:45, a workshop on the personal essay will be presented to our 5th formers by Marisa Kogan, Admissions Officer at Yale University. Ms. Kogan will discuss the entire essay process, with particular emphasis on how to get started and how to develop an essay that represents your unique voice. Don’t miss… Continue reading ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP THIS THURSDAY
Our community looks forward to celebrating Enrollment Day with our seniors next week! May 1 is the universal deadline set by colleges and universities for accepted students to commit to the school of their choice–so we want to use this as an opportunity to honor our 6th formers. It’s a great day for them–and a great day… Continue reading COLLEGE ENROLLMENT CELEBRATION NEXT WEEK!
To your college counselors, it doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were seniors headed into our final term of high school (though we each graduated years before any of our current seniors were even born). Though it was quite a long time ago, we each remember feeling like our college acceptances had taken… Continue reading SPRINTING THROUGH THE FINISH LINE