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
Wait List, Wait Pool …. Stressful No Matter the Name!
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!
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…
Waiting on the Wait List….and Other Strategies to Deal with Private School Wait Pools
The letters have been mailed and, if you’re lucky, you now know where your child will go to school next year. You can put the decal on your car, put the new-student social on your calendar, and thank the heavens that it’s all over. That is.....unless your child is on the waiting list. I’m getting … [Read more...] about Waiting on the Wait List….and Other Strategies to Deal with Private School Wait Pools