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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSION ESSAY

A couple weeks ago, our 5th formers attended an essay writing workshop conducted by Marisa Kogan, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University. As we head into the summer, use the information below to know what prompts you will have to use, what to avoid doing, and how to get started. ESSAY PROMPTS FOR… Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSION ESSAY

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2018 COLLEGE FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED AND DIVERSE STUDENTS

There are many colleges and universities that offer tailored day and overnight visit programs to their campuses. These programs target under-represented or diverse students and are great opportunities to experience schools that students want to attend before submitting college applications. Many of these programs are free or cover the cost of travel, but, to attend, you must… Continue reading 2018 COLLEGE FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED AND DIVERSE STUDENTS

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SAVE THE DATE: SPRING COLLEGE FAIR ON TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH, 6:30-8:00PM

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:

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BOOK RECOMMENDATION: “THE GATEKEEPERS” BY JACQUES STEINBERG

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