5th Form

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSION ESSAY

A couple weeks ago, our 5th formers attended an essay writing workshop conducted by Marisa Kogan, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University. As we head into the summer, use the information below to know what prompts you will have to use, what to avoid doing, and how to get started. ESSAY PROMPTS FOR… Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSION ESSAY

6th Form

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA APPLICATION

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

6th Form

THE RESOURCES OF THE ARC AND HELP WITH YOUR COLLEGE ESSAYS

The ARC (Academic Resource Center) offers a variety of services including: guiding students to develop effective reading and note-taking skills, study strategies for homework and tests, and improved time management. supporting students in setting their academic goals, and helping them build the self-discipline to achieve those goals through specific action plans. providing assistance with writing of all… Continue reading THE RESOURCES OF THE ARC AND HELP WITH YOUR COLLEGE ESSAYS

5th Form · Parents

POST-5TH FORM/SUMMER 2017 CHECKLIST

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

5th Form

COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP RECAP & ESSAY PROMPTS FOR NEXT YEAR’S APPLICATIONS

COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP RECAP Last night, Deb Shaver, the Dean of Admissions at Smith College, presented an essay writing workshop to our juniors in order to help them gain insight into what admissions offices are looking for and what they like to see (and don’t like to see!) when reviewing college essays. (Thank you, Dean… Continue reading COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP RECAP & ESSAY PROMPTS FOR NEXT YEAR’S APPLICATIONS