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
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
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”
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, who traveled from all over the country, to run the program! (Thank you, Grace, Nate,… Continue reading SCENES FROM THE 2017 PCW / RECORDING OF THE 2016 PCW