Have you started to get bored over summer break yet?! Having been off from school for a few weeks, you (rising seniors) should be ready to start working on your college applications. Common App recently announced that its yearly refresh will happen between July 27th and August 1st. This means that you can create a Common… Continue reading STARTING YOUR APPS NOW AND THE COMMON APP REFRESH
A couple weeks ago, our 5th formers attended an essay writing workshop conducted by Marisa Kogan, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University. As we head into the summer, use the information below to know what prompts you will have to use, what to avoid doing, and how to get started. ESSAY PROMPTS FOR… Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSION ESSAY
It’s never too early to start… In a couple weeks, 4th formers will meet in groups with their college counselors in order to check in about the next steps in our college process. Although it may seem early to start this process, it isn’t too early to set yourself up for success by being thoughtful… Continue reading 4TH FORM SPRING/SUMMER 2018 CHECKLIST
There are many colleges and universities that offer tailored day and overnight visit programs to their campuses. These programs target under-represented or diverse students and are great opportunities to experience schools that students want to attend before submitting college applications. Many of these programs are free or cover the cost of travel, but, to attend, you must… Continue reading 2018 COLLEGE FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED AND DIVERSE STUDENTS
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2018 FOR COMPLETING THE COLLEGE PROCESS AND DECIDING WHAT COLLEGE TO ATTEND NEXT YEAR!
UPDATE: Due to the Headmaster’s Holiday on Tuesday, May 1st, our College Enrollment Celebration will now be Thursday, May 3rd! 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… Continue reading UPDATE: COLLEGE ENROLLMENT CELEBRATION NOW THURSDAY, MAY 3RD
This Tuesday (April 17th), from 6:30-8:00 pm, Kent will host our annual College Fair with 80+ (and counting) colleges and universities setting up information tables in Magowan Field House. Admissions reps from these institutions are ready to speak with anyone who comes to their tables, regardless to whether you are a 3rd former or PG or if you… Continue reading COLLEGE FAIR TIPS