Now’s the time to sharpen your focus and make the college process a reality for you. Earlier this week, 5th formers met in groups with their college counselors to check in and plan ahead for the summer break. Use the checklist below (the same one we handed out in those meetings) to help you keep track of those things… Continue reading POST-5TH FORM/SUMMER 2017 CHECKLIST
Check out the list of college acceptances for the class of 2017! Congrats, #Kent2017!
This article is a good read that puts college admissions decisions into perspective for seniors and their parents. How to Survive the College Admissions Madness “The obsession with elite colleges distorts reality, hurts kids and perverts education.” NYTIMES.COM
Although our seniors are on break now, anxiety levels remain high as they await admissions decisions from colleges. Give them a break: let’s all stop asking them questions about their apps! What’s Worse Than Waiting to Hear From Colleges? Getting Interrogated About It “As anxious high-school seniors await admissions letters, they face a barrage of… Continue reading “WHAT’S WORSE THAN WAITING TO HEAR FROM COLLEGES? GETTING INTERROGATED ABOUT IT”
Have you done your homework yet?? If you’re attending this weekend’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop, remember to prepare for the mock admissions committee session on Saturday by reviewing your assignment, which includes the profile of Lintner College (for whom you will be admitting students), four mock college admission applications, and the admissions committee reader worksheets.… Continue reading HOMEWORK FOR PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP
A majority of admission application deadlines have passed for the current admissions cycle, so what happens now? The answer from the admissions office side is usually a secret, but WGBH, an NPR affiliate, was allowed inside an admissions committee session at the College of the Holy Cross this winter. Discover what happens in the room… Continue reading “WHAT THE PEOPLE WHO READ YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION REALLY THINK”
Final Words of Advice from The Common Application Team “As the year comes to a close, there are many college application deadlines on the horizon. But before you hit the “submit” button, check out these final pieces of advice – directly from The Common Application team.” COMMONAPP.ORG