The University of California (UC) system offers nine campuses that have been of great interest to Kent students over the years. There is a unique UC admissions application along with an unusual application deadline (November 30th). Please note that our fall term exams start on November 16th, and they run right into Thanksgiving break. This means you won’t have… Continue reading THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA APPLICATION
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
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
January 1st (2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th) application deadlines are approaching quickly. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND APPLYING AHEAD OF DEADLINES BY A FEW DAYS. Trying to submit your application through Common App (or another application platform) on December 31st or January 1st can be problematic as there are tens of thousands of applicants trying to submit applications… Continue reading APPLY AHEAD OF DEADLINES
We’ve prepared a glossary of college-related terms to help break down the most common language and terms you will hear throughout the college process. You can find the glossary permanently on our General Info page.
We’ve finally hit August, about a month before students come back to Kent. (Shrieking won’t help you now!) College applications have opened, and, regardless to how busy you may be this summer, it’s time to launch yourself into the application process. Your college list may still be taking form, but you can devise your application… Continue reading OFF AND RUNNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS HAVE OPENED
We’ve updated our online calendar for 2016-2017. This includes dates for special Kent events, the start of classes each term, recesses, special college counseling events, and standardized testing dates. FALL STANDARDIZED TESTING DATES RISING 6TH FORMERS: ACT September 10 October 22 December 10 SAT & SAT Subject Tests October 1 November 5 December 3 _______________________________ RISING 5TH… Continue reading FALL STANDARDIZED TESTING DATES & UPDATED 2016-2017 CALENDAR
Now’s the time to sharpen your focus and make the college process a reality for you. Last 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 which… Continue reading POST-5TH FORM/SUMMER 2016 CHECKLIST
5th formers, it’s time to sit down and finalize your strategy for standardized testing this spring. You’ve heard a lot about the ACT, the new SAT, SAT subject tests, the TOEFL, test prep classes at Kent, and free online test prep options. Although it’s February and this still may not be on your radar, there’s only about 3.5 months… Continue reading YOUR TESTING & TEST PREP PLAN
Welcome back and happy New year! Some friendly reminders: 6th formers and PG’s, please remember to apply on time (you are in charge of your own deadlines) and notify your counselor once you’ve submitted an application. 5th formers, please remember to register for the January SAT. The late (and final) registration deadline is January 12th.… Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR!