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?
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The Dallas Private School Preview….What it is and Why you should attend.
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.
Waiting List Decorum
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
Difficult Parents – The X Factor in Private School Admissions
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
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…