Following the release of scores from December’s diagnostic combo test, most of the conversations we are having with juniors is how to move forward with creating a standardized testing plan. With our counselees, we’ve first discussed picking between the SAT and ACT based on how well that student has done on the combo test and the… Continue reading “PREPARING FOR SPRING EXAMS PT 1: CHOOSING A TEST DAY”
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Last month, all of our 5th form students sat for the ACT/SAT combo diagnostic test as a resource to figure out which standardized test to pursue moving forward. The students who didn’t self-report their test scores on their computer or mobile device will soon be getting their scores back. In the meantime, check out the… Continue reading CHOOSING TO PURSUE THE ACT OR SAT
This Saturday (12/10) is the mandatory diagnostic practice test designed to help our 5th form students identify if the SAT or ACT is a better fit for them. It is a free testing experience for all Kent 5th form students, and it will be invaluable for starting individualized standardized testing plans. (Attendance will be taken;… Continue reading REMINDER: MANDATORY SAT/ACT DIAGNOSTIC COMBO TEST – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH
We’re hitting the end of the fall trimester at Kent, and now we want our 5th form students to turn their attention toward standardized testing. The SAT and ACT are still a major admissions application component for many colleges and universities, and we want to make sure we have the ability to craft an appropriate… Continue reading PLANNING AHEAD FOR THE SAT AND ACT
Some important notes about sending standardized test scores to colleges in advance of application deadlines: Students are responsible for sending their official test scores (ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests, and TOEFL) to colleges for their college admission applications. Counselors do not have access to do this, but we are happy to sit with you to show you… Continue reading SENDING STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
Last night, our sixth formers and post-graduates met as groups with their college counselors. Attached below are the documents we handed out (the meeting agenda, a checklist of important items to complete during September, and a sheet with important information you may need in order to complete your applications). Use these to help guide you through the… Continue reading OPENING SIXTH FORM MEETING DOCUMENTS