SAVE THE DATE: SPRING COLLEGE FAIR ON TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH, 6:30-8:00PM, IN MAGOWAN FIELD HOUSE Over 80 colleges and universities are currently signed up to attend Kent’s annual spring college fair, and that number will continue to grow! All Kent students and parents are invited to attend! See what schools are currently registered for the fair:
Check out the list of college acceptances for the class of 2018! Congrats, #Kent2018!
With almost all admission decisions rendered, it’s time for our seniors to start to decide what college or university they will attend next year. For some, the decision is easy to make or was made for them when they were admitted through a binding Early Decision process. For others, the decision may be more complicated… Continue reading ADMITTED STUDENT PROGRAMS
The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College by Jacques Steinberg “In the fall of 1999, New York Times education reporter Jacques Steinberg was given an unprecedented opportunity to observe the admissions process at prestigious Wesleyan University. Over the course of nearly a year, Steinberg accompanied admissions officer Ralph Figueroa on a tour… Continue reading BOOK RECOMMENDATION: “THE GATEKEEPERS” BY JACQUES STEINBERG
A recent opinion piece in the New York Times addresses the anxieties and frustrations parents can have during the college process of their children. Both light and heartfelt, this article helps remind us that it’s important to support our children during these difficult years as they are the ones bogged down with the heavier anxieties… Continue reading “STOP ASKING ABOUT MY KID’S COLLEGE PLANS”
A couple months ago, ACT Inc. announced that they would be launching “ACT Academy”, a free online test prep program. This new program (which is available and free to anyone as long as s/he has an internet connection) launched yesterday. This follows the positive trend of making standardized test preparation available to all students by removing… Continue reading “ACT ACADEMY” (A FREE ONLINE TEST PREP PROGRAM) HAS LAUNCHED
Whether it’s during spring break or over the summer, it’s important for high school students to visit as many colleges as possible for their college search process. (Obviously distance, cost, and other factors will limit each family’s ability to go on visits.) On these visits, students will gradually start to assess all the different attributes… Continue reading “TIPS FOR FAMILIES TO PLAN SUMMER TRIPS WITH COLLEGE VISITS”