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
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Do Dallas Private Schools Ever Take Kids Off of the Waiting List?
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?
The Home Stretch…
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…
A Mother’s Story
School has been in session for over two months, the first parent/teacher conferences are finished, and psychologists’ phones around town are ringing off the hook. This is the time of the school year when parents begin to be notified of problems their children are having in the classroom. I want to … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Story
Dallas Private School Admissions, The Private School Tour
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