As May approaches, I’m seeing families in various stages of the private school admissions process. I’ve already consulted with a number of ‘early birds,’ families getting a jump on admissions for the 2016-2017 school year. I’ve visited with anxious families whose children are on waiting lists. … [Read more...] about Dallas Private School Admissions, Tips For Where You Are Right Now
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For parents applying their children to private schools, this Friday can’t come soon enough. The last weeks have most likely been filled with anticipation and anxiety; waiting for a phone call this week if your child is an alumna or sibling or if not, an email Friday afternoon or letter Saturday. … [Read more...] about Top Strategies Once You Receive Your Child’s Private School Admission Decisions
It's understandable; in this world of uber-selective private schools, that once you've secured a place for your child you want them to stay there through the tenure of the school. After all, think about the stress of actually getting them in. Who wants to go through that again? But what happens … [Read more...] about When Your Child’s Private School Isn’t a Good Fit
I've been offline more than usual this winter, a combination of the rush surrounding admissions deadlines and, this year, my son's journey through the college admissions process. It's been a fascinating adventure, both as a parent and an educational consultant, and while I'll spare you my parental … [Read more...] about Is Applying to a Private School in Dallas Like Applying to College?
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