When you take your child in for CATS testing this year, you'll be asked to sign a pledge indicating that your child has not received any tutoring for the test. If it becomes clear that your child has been prepped for the CATS, he’s at risk for having his scores, and, therefore, his application, … [Read more...] about Private School Admission Test Prep, When to Say No
If you’re thinking about a private school for your child anytime in the future, I highly recommend that you attend the Dallas Private School Preview tomorrow at the Episcopal School of Dallas. This event runs from 1 - 3pm. Parking is available on campus (4100 Merrell Road) and at three nearby … [Read more...] about The Dallas Private School Preview….What it is and Why you should attend.
Why the bridge you ask? My number one mom mantra is ‘don’t burn bridges.’ It is the one phrase guaranteed to elicit eye-rolling from both of my kids. However, when it comes to waiting list decorum, the issue at hand is less about the bridge and more about just doing the right thing. It’s been an … [Read more...] about Waiting List Decorum
Tom Petty had it right .... “the waiting is the hardest part.” A number of parents I’ve spoken to this week have received news that their child has been put in the wait pool. Hockaday, St. Marks, Greenhill, Good Shepherd, and Parish are some of the schools that have parents sitting on pins and … [Read more...] about Wait List, Wait Pool …. Stressful No Matter the Name!
There are people in difficult situations...and then there are difficult people! We all know people like this, those that seem determined to ‘get their way’ at any time, any place, at any cost. Now imagine these people as parents, applying their child to private school. At some point in the … [Read more...] about Difficult Parents – The X Factor in Private School Admissions