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
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
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
The tumult caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly upended nearly every facet of the traditional college process. However, Kent students and their families should rest assured that our College Counseling team is staying abreast of all developments and will continue to help you navigate these changing waters, regardless of whether you are a 4th… Continue reading COVID-19 AND THE COLLEGE PROCESS
While much has changed in the college landscape in the past decade, a recent report from the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) underscored a key truth about the continued importance of students’ performance in their high school courses. Read the article here.
Over 90 admissions professionals from colleges and universities from the US, Canada, and Europe flocked to Kent’s annual Spring College Fair this past Sunday. It was a tremendous opportunity for our students to familiarize themselves with a range of different schools and to begin relationships with the admissions representatives present. Our students are encouraged to… Continue reading RECAP OF THE 2019 KENT SCHOOL SPRING COLLEGE FAIR
This Sunday, April 14th, from 3:00-4:30pm, Kent will host our annual College Fair with 90+ (and counting) colleges and universities setting up information tables in Springs Hockey Center. Admissions reps from these institutions are ready to speak with anyone who comes to their tables, regardless of whether you are a 3rd former or PG or if you know… Continue reading COLLEGE FAIR TIPS