College Application Process/College Info

College Updates re: Effects of COVID-19

List of colleges that are going test optional in the fall (as of 05/07/2020)

A USNews and World Reports article reports, “In the first seven days of April alone, at least 30 schools announced test-optional admissions policies for the high school class of 2021, according to the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, and another 44 temporarily waived testing requirements.”

College Application Process/College Info

Here are the presentation and handouts seniors received in August homeroom meetings regarding college application instructions:

Video Recording of Presentation

“COMMON” Answers for the 2019-2020 Common Application (gold sheets)

Naviance–College Application Cheat Sheet (pink sheet)

Managing the College Application (green sheets)

Senior Naviance Presentation

College Visitors Coming to Kenston (students should sign up to attend these through their Naviance account–instructions)

2019-20 Scholarship List

2019-20 Testing Dates


If you weren’t able to attend our Financial Aid Night event on September 26, 2019 you can view these resources:

Additional Resources:

2016/17 FAFSA Priority Filing Deadlines Reference Guide

Guide to Paying for College Resource


College Planning Packet from 4/04/2019

Slide Presentation from College Night 4/04/2019

Seniors will use Naviance to request transcripts and letters of recommendation to be sent to colleges.

Please be sure to check out the following links before you ask teachers/counselors for transcripts and/or recommendation letters.

College/Career Information:

WOW Writing Workshop (College Essay Information)

Career Guides

Parent/Student Resources–NACAC

10 Steps to Successful College Selection

Class of 2019 Admission Results (National)

Colleges with Strong Engineering Programs

Colleges with Strong Undergraduate Business Programs

NCAA Eligibility Information (for College-Bound D1 & D2 Athletes)

Annual list of America’s Best Online Colleges

CollegeSTEPS® Program