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FALL ACT & SAT TEST DATES AT KENT ANNOUNCED

Earlier this week, a determination was made on our schedule of on-campus test dates this fall.  The ACT will be offered at Kent on the two national testing dates of Saturday, Sept. 12 and Saturday, October 24.  Students can register through their accounts on the ACT website. The SAT will be offered at Kent on… Continue reading FALL ACT & SAT TEST DATES AT KENT ANNOUNCED

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WEBINAR ON THE COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING PROCESS–PART 2: LINK TO VIDEO

Last evening, our College Counseling Team hosted Part 2 of our webinar series on the college essay writing process.  This presentation, which our office has been giving for many years to rising seniors prior to the summer, offers very concrete guidance on how to approach, plan, develop, write, and revise the college essay.  We urge… Continue reading WEBINAR ON THE COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING PROCESS–PART 2: LINK TO VIDEO

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TONIGHT’S PART 2 OF KENT’S WEBINAR ON COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING

This evening, our College Counseling Team will offer Part 2 of the webinar on the development of each student’s college essay.  Part 1 on May 11 featured John Yi from Yale University’s Admissions Office, who focused on helping students “find their voice” in their application essays.  Tonight, we will focus on concrete suggestions as well… Continue reading TONIGHT’S PART 2 OF KENT’S WEBINAR ON COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING

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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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ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH YALE UNIVERSITY’S JOHN YI

The College Counseling Office will host a Webinar on Monday, May 11 at 7:00pm – College Application Essays: Finding Your Voice   This webinar will feature John Yi, Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University, who will help us all identify how students can “find their voice” in writing their application essays.  What makes a compelling college application essay,… Continue reading 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