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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

6th Form · Applications

IT’S AUGUST–TIME TO PREPARE FOR SENIOR FALL!!

With only a couple of weeks of summer break remaining, it’s time for our rising seniors to finalize each item on their Summer Checklist.  It is crucial that everyone arrives back at school having completed their summer “homework”, so that the fall can be as positive and productive as possible.  Some of these bear noting here: Thoroughly… Continue reading IT’S AUGUST–TIME TO PREPARE FOR SENIOR FALL!!

5th Form · Applications

5th FORMERS’ ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP

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

6th Form · Applications

IT’S AUGUST–TIME TO PREPARE FOR SENIOR FALL!!

The turning of the calendar to August may mean we still have a few weeks before the opening of school, but it also means it’s time for our rising seniors to redirect their attention back to the Summer Checklist.  It is crucial that everyone arrives back at school having completed their summer “homework”, so that the fall… Continue reading IT’S AUGUST–TIME TO PREPARE FOR SENIOR FALL!!