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LINKS TO 5TH & 4TH FORM PREP-FOR-SUMMER WEBINARS

Last evening, the College Counseling Team held separate webinars for 5th and 4th formers and their families preparing them for tasks needing their attention over the summer months.  For those who were unable to watch them live, or for those who would simply like to re-watch them, below are links to the full film of… Continue reading LINKS TO 5TH & 4TH FORM PREP-FOR-SUMMER WEBINARS

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TONIGHT’S PREP-FOR-SUMMER WEBINARS FOR 5TH & 4TH FORMERS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Tonight, our College Counseling Team will be hosting two separate webinars for our 4th and 5th Formers (and their families) to review the tasks that students should be completing and considering over the summer to prepare them for the fall.  In previous years, these meetings have been held in person with the students on campus;… Continue reading TONIGHT’S PREP-FOR-SUMMER WEBINARS FOR 5TH & 4TH FORMERS AND THEIR FAMILIES

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COAST TO COAST VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOUR FEATURING 5 HIGHLY SELECTIVE INSTITUTIONS

The partnership of the University of California at Berkeley, Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, and Varnderbilt University is offering its annual tour virtually this year.  Virtual sessions are being offered by region on selected dates over the next two weeks and will allow interested students an opportunity to learn more about each school and… Continue reading COAST TO COAST VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOUR FEATURING 5 HIGHLY SELECTIVE INSTITUTIONS

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IN REVIEW: ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH YALE UNIVERSITY’S JOHN YI

Yesterday evening, Kent’s College Counseling Team hosted a Webinar–featuring John Yi, Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University–on the college essay writing process.  Also on the panel were Cate O’Dwyer, Chair of our English Department, who reviewed the dedicated treatment of personal narrative writing in our English curriculum; and three of our wonderful 5th formers–Rei… Continue reading IN REVIEW: ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH YALE UNIVERSITY’S JOHN YI

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RECAP OF WEBINAR ON COLLEGE ADMISSIONS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

This past Wednesday, the Kent College Counseling Team hosted a webinar for the community on the impact of the pandemic on the college admissions landscape.  We were honored that a panel consisting of 3 of our good friends from the college admissions world–Rob Springall (Muhlenberg College), Maddie Thomas (Northeastern University), and John Yi (Yale University)–helped… Continue reading RECAP OF WEBINAR ON COLLEGE ADMISSIONS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

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ONGOING VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR PROVIDED THROUGH MAY 8

The New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC)–the organization of which Kent and our peer schools are members–has partnered with other regional admission counseling bodies to offer the Strive Virtual College Exploration, an opportunity for interested students to connect virtually with college admissions offices and representatives from across the country and internationally.  The opportunity… Continue reading ONGOING VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR PROVIDED THROUGH MAY 8

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RESEARCHING COLLEGES DURING THE PANDEMIC

The crisis caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted seemingly every facet of the college process, not the least of which has been the ability of high school students to research and evaluate colleges as potential fits.  Under “normal” circumstances, the most effective way for students and their families to assess colleges is to… Continue reading RESEARCHING COLLEGES DURING THE PANDEMIC

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WEDNESDAY APRIL 29: KENT COLLEGE COUNSELING WEBINAR

Tomorrow evening at 7:00pm EST, the Kent College Counseling Team will be offering a webinar–primarily for 5th form students (and their families) but open to all Kent families–titled College Admissions: The Impact of the Coronavirus.  The panel will be highlighted by guidance from three revered admissions officers, each of whom has also contributed mightily to our… Continue reading WEDNESDAY APRIL 29: KENT COLLEGE COUNSELING WEBINAR

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ACT & THE COLLEGE BOARD ANNOUNCE TENTATIVE PLANS FOR SUMMER AND FALL

With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the major testing services have had to rethink their traditional calendars.  While both the ACT and the College Board have announced revised plans for this summer and fall, these announcements can be seen as nothing more than tentative at this point. As of now, the folks at ACT… Continue reading ACT & THE COLLEGE BOARD ANNOUNCE TENTATIVE PLANS FOR SUMMER AND FALL