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Instructions for applicants from mainland China

Application requirements are the same as outlined on the Apply to Kent page with the following exceptions regarding interviews and campus visits:

If you have an official TOEFL score of 110 or higher, the following are needed to schedule an interview on campus:

1.    Inquiry Form
2.    Student Application and Essay must be submitted (using the Standard Application Online or through Gateway to Prep Schools)
3.    Official copy of a TOEFL score of 110 or higher sent through ETS using our school code #8039

If you have a TOEFL score less than 110, here are the following requirements:

1.    Inquiry Form
2.    Student Application and Essay must be submitted (using the Standard Application Online or through Gateway to Prep Schools)
3.    Interview via Vericant, accessible to Kent School by November 15, to be reviewed by Kent following the November 15 deadline.
4.    If you have not been contacted by Admissions to schedule a campus interview by December 1, you will have the opportunity to tour the campus after February 1.  Please call our office or email us to schedule an appointment after December 1. 


Chinese Applicant Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am already studying in the U.S. this year. Do I have to interview with Vericant?
  • A student who is currently studying at a school in the U.S. is not required to interview with Vericant.
     
  • I am already studying in the U.S. this year. Do I have to submit a TOEFL?
  • Yes, unless you have attended school in the United States for two years or more.
     
  • I attend a school where the instruction is in English. Do I have to have a TOEFL and Vericant interview?
  • Yes, unless you have an official TOEFL score of 110 or higher.
     
  • What is the Vericant deadline for your school?
  • November 15
     
  • If I work with a very good consultant, do I have to go through Vericant?
  • Yes, we require the Vericant interview for all applicants with an official TOEFL score less than 110.
     
  • Is there a minimum TOEFL requirement to apply?
  • There is no minimum requirement although most successful applicants score at least 110 on the internet-based TOEFL.
     
  • What else should I keep in mind when applying?
  • We look for well-rounded students who can contribute to the life of our school in many ways. To that end, we encourage applicants to present as independent and authentic profile of themselves as possible in their applications.