While much has changed in the college landscape in the past decade, a recent report from the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) underscored a key truth about the continued importance of students’ performance in their high school courses. Read the article here.
It’s never too early to start… In a couple weeks, 4th formers will meet in groups with their college counselors in order to check in about the next steps in our college process. Although it may seem early to start this process, it isn’t too early to set yourself up for success by being thoughtful… Continue reading 4TH FORM SPRING/SUMMER 2018 CHECKLIST
It’s never too early to start… Earlier this week, 4th formers met in groups with their college counselors to check in and go over the next steps in our college process. Although it may seem early to start this process, it isn’t too early to set yourself up for success by being thoughtful about what… Continue reading 4TH FORM SPRING/SUMMER 2017 CHECKLIST
This past winter, the College Counseling Office began counseling sophomores for the first time. Most conversations I had with sophomores indicated they were happy they could start thinking about the college process early, but many weren’t able to make connections between what they were doing inside and out of school and how that could affect their… Continue reading “WHY JUNIOR YEAR IS SO IMPORTANT FOR COLLEGE-BOUND TEENS”
It’s never too early to start… At the beginning of the month, 4th formers met in groups with their college counselors to check in and go over the next steps in our college process. Although it may seem early to start this process, it isn’t too early to set yourself up for success by being… Continue reading 4TH FORM SPRING/SUMMER 2016 CHECKLIST
The college search process is not as simple as adding schools to a list and hoping for the best. Consider the ten tips outlined in the two-part post below to set yourself up for success (and happiness) during your college search. Ten Tips for a Successful College Search (Part 1, Tips 1-5) __________________ Ten Tips… Continue reading SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE SEARCH TIPS
You must think I’m scolding you, 6th formers and PG’s, but I honestly bring up Senioritis and Senior Sliding to help you. Ms. Haines and I spoke to you a few weeks ago about our experiences working in college admissions and the consequences we imposed on accepted students who slid. The last thing you want is to… Continue reading 6TH FORM SLUMPIN’
Create a To-Do List for Your College Search “High school students need to stay on task from freshman year through senior year.” USNEWS.COM|BY NED JOHNSON
Here at College Navigator, we want to make sure you are looking ahead at the academic credentials you will submit with your college applications, and how they will look to college admissions officers. Keep these three things in mind: G: grades. Your performance in your classes at Kent will be a strong indicator of your… Continue reading SETTING YOUR G.P.S.