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
Over 90 admissions professionals from colleges and universities from the US, Canada, and Europe flocked to Kent’s annual Spring College Fair this past Sunday. It was a tremendous opportunity for our students to familiarize themselves with a range of different schools and to begin relationships with the admissions representatives present. Our students are encouraged to… Continue reading RECAP OF THE 2019 KENT SCHOOL SPRING COLLEGE FAIR
This Sunday, April 14th, from 3:00-4:30pm, Kent will host our annual College Fair with 90+ (and counting) colleges and universities setting up information tables in Springs Hockey Center. Admissions reps from these institutions are ready to speak with anyone who comes to their tables, regardless of whether you are a 3rd former or PG or if you know… Continue reading COLLEGE FAIR TIPS
Over 90 colleges and universities are currently signed up to attend Kent’s annual spring college fair at the Springs Hockey Rink, 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:
On Feb. 8 and 9, the Kent College Counseling Office held our annual 5th Form Parents College Workshop, and it was again a “star-studded” event highlighted by four remarkable professionals from the world of college admissions: Rod Jackson, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Southern Methodist University; Rob Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Muhlenberg College; Erin Stahl,… Continue reading 2019 PARENTS COLLEGE WORKSHOP–A ROUSING SUCCESS!
The Common Application has announced its essay prompts for the 2019-20 application cycle, with no changes to the prompts from this past year. Interested students can review this announcement here. It should be emphasized that current juniors should NOT feel any pressure to begin working on their essays until the summer, as their focus should… Continue reading COMMON APPLICATION ANNOUNCES NO CHANGES TO ESSAY PROMPTS FOR 2019-20
On the evening of Friday, February 8th, and morning/afternoon of Saturday, February 9th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are again welcoming four highly experienced admissions representatives: Rod Jackson, Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Southern Methodist University Robert Springall, Vice President for Enrollment Management,… Continue reading 5TH FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP – FEBRUARY 8-9