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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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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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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

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CHANGES TO COLLEGE TESTING POLICIES AND KAPLAN RESOURCES

The cancellation of test dates for the ACT and SAT has justifiably caused colleges and universities across the country to rethink the place of standardized testing in their assessment of applicants.  Within just the past week, many schools—and even entire state systems like the University of California consortium—have announced that they are making significant adjustments… Continue reading CHANGES TO COLLEGE TESTING POLICIES AND KAPLAN RESOURCES

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COVID-19 AND THE COLLEGE PROCESS

The tumult caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly upended nearly every facet of the traditional college process.  However, Kent students and their families should rest assured that our College Counseling team is staying abreast of all developments and will continue to help you navigate these changing waters, regardless of whether you are a 4th… Continue reading COVID-19 AND THE COLLEGE PROCESS

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KAPLAN TEST PREP OPTIONS

Kent School’s relationship with Kaplan continues to offer our students access to effective options in preparing for the ACT or SAT, including practice tests and live online classes.  And because of our relationship with Kaplan, Kent students are offered discounts (or financial aid for those who qualify) for their online classes and individual tutoring options. … Continue reading KAPLAN TEST PREP OPTIONS