This Saturday marks the first testing day for many Dallas private schools. For younger kids, this means a morning spent at one of the schools participating in a group playdate or visit. For older students, it means the ISEE. For parents, it means shaky nerves, nightmares, and several hours of … [Read more...] about Testing Day
Lamplighter, Hockaday, Greenhill, Meadowbrook.... Do Dallas private schools like these ever take kids off of the waiting list? In a word, YES! Dallas private schools sent out their acceptance letters on Friday, with most contracts and deposits due two weeks later. Admissions counselors will … [Read more...] about Do Dallas Private Schools Ever Take Kids Off of the Waiting List?
If you’ve run into any Dallas-area parents applying their children to a private school then you know what’s looming......private school acceptance and rejection letters go out this Friday. The culmination of the lengthy application process revealed in a thick or thin envelope, or even possibly a … [Read more...] about The Home Stretch…
As I discussed in my last blog post, the best way to get a feel for a school is to take a tour. I highly recommend visiting as many schools as you can. Many parents will tour as many as five or six schools before they start applying. A school tour does not lock you into anything. Think of a tour … [Read more...] about Dallas Private School Admissions, The Private School Tour
It is critical that you visit the schools that you are interested in for your child. During a visit, you get to see the most authentic view of the school; you see children in classrooms during a real school day interacting with teachers and each other. Sometimes visits include conversations or at … [Read more...] about Dallas Private School Open House Schedule