Have you started to get bored over summer break yet?! Having been off from school for a few weeks, you (rising seniors) should be ready to start working on your college applications. Common App recently announced that its yearly refresh will happen between July 27th and August 1st. This means that you can create a Common… Continue reading STARTING YOUR APPS NOW AND THE COMMON APP REFRESH
The turning of the calendar to August may mean we still have a few weeks before the opening of school, but it also means it’s time for our rising seniors to redirect their attention back to the Summer Checklist. It is crucial that everyone arrives back at school having completed their summer “homework”, so that the fall… Continue reading IT’S AUGUST–TIME TO PREPARE FOR SENIOR FALL!!
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
To your college counselors, it doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were seniors headed into our final term of high school (though we each graduated years before any of our current seniors were even born). Though it was quite a long time ago, we each remember feeling like our college acceptances had taken… Continue reading SPRINTING THROUGH THE FINISH LINE
This Tuesday (April 17th), from 6:30-8:00 pm, Kent will host our annual College Fair with 80+ (and counting) colleges and universities setting up information tables in Magowan Field House. Admissions reps from these institutions are ready to speak with anyone who comes to their tables, regardless to whether you are a 3rd former or PG or if you… Continue reading COLLEGE FAIR TIPS
SAVE THE DATE: SPRING COLLEGE FAIR ON TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH, 6:30-8:00PM, IN MAGOWAN FIELD HOUSE Over 80 colleges and universities are currently signed up to attend Kent’s annual spring college fair, and that number will continue to grow! All Kent students and parents are invited to attend! See what schools are currently registered for the fair:
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