About Us

Who we are

Kent Prep is a boutique US college preparatory school that has been providing reputable services and tailored counseling since 1989. Based in the quintessentially diverse heart of New York, families seeking have flown their children in from all over the world to gain guidance from Kent Prep’s personable admissions specialists. 

What makes us different?

Kent Prep distinguishes itself from other test preparatory programs because it holds the key to effective consulting and leadership training. With active exposure and practice of responsibility, accountability, and teamwork, students gain greatly more than textbook knowledge. Students that attend Kent Prep repeat the course for repeated years in having gained the self-motivation and drive to boost scores and overall potential. 

  1. Counseling: When it comes to academic planning, it may seem like there are a million things to think about at any grade level. Our Academic Consultation services follow precise timelines that keep families on track and in the know from as young as pre-kindergarten all the way through  highschool. Counselors use assessment exams and their experience to accurately assess a student’s proficiency level while providing step-by-step tips that cover everything from taking the right classes to competitive school goal setting.   

  2. Networking: Participants of Kent Prep’s program certainly benefit from the extensive network of top private schools and universities in preparation and admission support into US schools. Moreover, Kent Prep creates a platform for leading alumnae to connect with participants of the program, which has proven to have created successful career based, life-long networks. 


Manhattan, NY: In 2016, Kent Prep expanded and launched an office in midtown NYC to better serve our families. The core mission of this branch is to empower students and families with knowledge about higher education opportunities and how to gain access to them. This office specializes in individualized academic consultation and private tutoring. Whether you are planning to apply to private schools, specialized high schools, or colleges, our NYC team is committed to helping students find and apply to schools where they will be academically successful and fulfilled. 

315 W 5th Ave. Suite 808
New York, NY 10016 (32nd Street & 5th Avenue)
T: 212-603-9957

Queens, NY: Kent Prep was established in 1989 and for more than 30 years, Kent Prep’s team of teachers, curriculum developers, and counselors have helped students from all over the greater NY area master admissions exams into the most competitive schools around the nation. At our inception, we specialized in preparation for various standardized tests such as SAT I, ACT, SSAT, and NY State exams, but have since grown to an institution whose mission is to transform students into lifelong learners.

194-11A Northern Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11358
T: 718-423-5757 / 888.KENT.SAT(5368.728)
F: 718-423-5779
Travel by Bus: (Between 194th and 195th Streets.) Q12, 13 N20, 21 Travel by L.I.R.R : Auburndale Station

Purchase, NY (Manhattanville College): Especially reputed for our 4-week summer residential program, select students from around the world are given the opportunity to work with renowned teachers, counselors, and notable guest speakers work collaboratively to maximize a total experience. Oriented around an all-inclusive preparation module for admission into top US colleges, it offers rigorous test preparation to individualized career counseling. Taking place on the serene campus of Manhattanville College in upstate New York, students are submersed in a focus-inducing environment just 30 minutes on the outskirts of Manhattan. 

Manhattanville College
2900 Purchase St,
Purchase, NY 10577
T: 212-603-9957