Last week, Ms. Haines, Mr. Coulombe, and Mr. Cross attended the 2017 NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) National Conference in Boston. This annual conference brings together all the players in the college admissions process including college and school counselors, college admissions representatives, independent educational consultants, community-based organizations, and educational vendors and exhibitors. We… Continue reading 2017 NACAC NATIONAL CONFERENCE (BOSTON)
Last night, our sixth formers and post-graduates met in groups with their college counselors. Attached below are the documents we handed out (the meeting agenda, a checklist of important items to complete during September, and a sheet with important information you may need in order to complete your applications). Use these to help guide you through the… Continue reading OPENING VI FORM MEETING DOCUMENTS
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