A recent opinion piece in the New York Times addresses the anxieties and frustrations parents can have during the college process of their children. Both light and heartfelt, this article helps remind us that it’s important to support our children during these difficult years as they are the ones bogged down with the heavier anxieties… Continue reading “STOP ASKING ABOUT MY KID’S COLLEGE PLANS”
Last week, Ms. Haines, Mr. Coulombe, and Mr. Cross attended the 2017 NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) National Conference in Boston. This annual conference brings together all the players in the college admissions process including college and school counselors, college admissions representatives, independent educational consultants, community-based organizations, and educational vendors and exhibitors. We… Continue reading 2017 NACAC NATIONAL CONFERENCE (BOSTON)
Last night, our sixth formers and post-graduates met in 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 VI FORM MEETING DOCUMENTS
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