This recent article from US News and World Report reviewed all the basics about the Common Application, which is the platform offered by the great majority of colleges and universities. Rising seniors may find it helpful as they prepare their Common App accounts over the summer.
On Sunday, May 27 at 7:30pm, all 5th formers will meet in groups with their college counselors to review the checklist of items that need to be addressed and completed during the all-important summer prior to their senior years. Doing so in a thorough manner will ensure that our process yields a balanced list of… Continue reading 5th FORM SUMMER CHECKLIST
Check out the list of college acceptances for the class of 2018! Congrats, #Kent2018!
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
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”
Thank you to all the families that attended last weekend’s 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop! It was great to meet you all, and we hope the program was demystifying and illuminating. Also, a very big thanks to our four admissions representatives for running the program! (Thank you, Maddie, Jarrett, Rob, and Anne!) Archived Recording of… Continue reading SCENES FROM THE 2018 PCW / RECORDING OF THE 2016 PCW
SAVE THE DATES: FEBRUARY 9-10 On the evening of Friday, February 9th, and morning of Saturday, February 10th, the College Counseling Office will hold our annual 5th Form Parents’ College Workshop. This year we are welcoming four highly accomplished admissions representatives: * Maddie Brodeur, Assistant Director of Admissions, Northeastern University * Jarrett Saunders, Senior Assistant… Continue reading SAVE THE DATES: V FORM PARENTS’ COLLEGE WORKSHOP ON FEBRUARY 9-10