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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

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“STOP ASKING ABOUT MY KID’S COLLEGE PLANS”

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times addresses the anxieties and frustrations parents can have during the college process of their children. Both light and heartfelt, this article helps remind us that it’s important to support our children during these difficult years as they are the ones bogged down with the heavier anxieties… Continue reading “STOP ASKING ABOUT MY KID’S COLLEGE PLANS”

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“TIPS FOR FAMILIES TO PLAN SUMMER TRIPS WITH COLLEGE VISITS”

Whether it’s during spring break or over the summer, it’s important for high school students to visit as many colleges as possible for their college search process. (Obviously distance, cost, and other factors will limit each family’s ability to go on visits.) On these visits, students will gradually start to assess all the different attributes… Continue reading “TIPS FOR FAMILIES TO PLAN SUMMER TRIPS WITH COLLEGE VISITS”

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FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION FROM THE PCW & SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL AID HANDOUTS

Did you miss this year’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop session on financial aid? Did you attend the session but want more information or the slides from the presentation? Our presenter Rob Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management at Muhlenberg College, has shared with us his presentation to help prepare you for the financial aid… Continue reading FINANCIAL AID PRESENTATION FROM THE PCW & SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL AID HANDOUTS