On the evening of Friday, February 14th, and morning of Saturday, February 15th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are again welcoming four highly accomplished admissions representatives: Brianne Ellis, Associate Director of Admissions, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Michelle Prince, Assistant Director of Admissions, Syracuse… Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: 5th FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP
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.
On the night of Sunday, Sept. 8, all of our 5th formers met with our college counseling team to review our schedule for the fall (especially our College Seminar class) and to emphasize the importance of getting off to a great start in their classes. Below is the handout we used during our session.
The below checklist was handed out and reviewed with all 5th formers in attendance at our form meeting this past Tuesday. Students who methodically adhere to the checklist will set themselves up for a smoother fall and, ultimately, a more successful college process. While our rising seniors will undoubtedly have other adventures this summer (as… Continue reading POST-5th FORM SUMMER CHECKLIST 2019
This past week, our College Counseling Team met with our entire 4th form to review some important considerations as they prepare for the second half of their high school careers. Although it may seem early to start this process, it isn’t too early to set themselves up for success by being thoughtful about what they… Continue reading 4TH FORM SPRING/SUMMER 2019 CHECKLIST
This past Tuesday, the College Counseling team–led by Mr. Shawn Rousseau–gave a presentation to our 5th formers on the process of developing their personal essays that will form an important part of their college applications. While we don’t expect our juniors to begin working on their essays until this summer, this presentation hopefully served as… Continue reading 5th FORMERS’ ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP
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