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
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
Thank you to all our college representatives for coming to Kent for our spring college fair. Thank you also to all the students and families who attended to learn more from our guests and what their institutions have to offer.
Check out some scenes from the fair:
This Sunday (April 23rd), from 4:00-5:30 pm, Kent will host our annual College Fair with 80+ (and counting) colleges and universities setting up information tables in Nadal Hockey Rink. 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… Continue reading COLLEGE FAIR TIPS
SAVE THE DATE: SPRING COLLEGE FAIR ON SUNDAY, APRIL 23RD, 4:00-5:30PM, IN NADAL HOCKEY RINK About 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:
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”
A majority of admission application deadlines have passed for the current admissions cycle, so what happens now? The answer from the admissions office side is usually a secret, but WGBH, an NPR affiliate, was allowed inside an admissions committee session at the College of the Holy Cross this winter. Discover what happens in the room… Continue reading “WHAT THE PEOPLE WHO READ YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION REALLY THINK”