Private School Admission

Shady Hill Middle School Open House

Boston Tutoring Services is excited to share the Open House dates of local schools. Take the time to research these schools and visit the ones that seem like a good fit for your family. They are a great way to experience a day on campus and meet the staff. This week we are featuring Shady Hill School located in Cambridge, MA. The Shady Hill Middle School Open House date: Thursday, November 17th, from 7:00-9:00 PM. Come check…

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Chestnut Hill School Open House

Chestnut Hill School Open House is Sunday, November 6th from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Consider taking a visit with the family to see if Chestnut Hill is the right fit for you! “The Chestnut Hill School educates students in a diverse, inclusive, and nurturing community where learning is infused with meaning, purpose, and joy. We offer a rigorous, multi-dimensional curriculum that develops the whole child and provides a range of opportunities for students to engage in active learning.…

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Save the Date for First-Ever Tech Know Faire at Brookwood

Save the Date for first-ever Tech Know Faire at Brookwood: Designing for Purpose Saturday, November 5 10 a.m.  – 12 noon Free and open to the public, this family-fun event for kids ages 4 to 14 will feature a variety of hands-on and educational activities. Projects and exhibitions at the November 5 Tech Know Faire include: Create an LED Flashlight  – participants will construct and take home their own LED flashlight 3-D Printing – Brookwood’s…

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Lexington Montessori School Open Houses

Lexington Montessori School Open Houses are as follows: Saturday, Oct 29 10am-12pm Tuesday, January 10, 9:30 – 11:30 am Other important events to mark on your calendar are: “Montessori Across the Ages,” Wednesday, November 9, 5:30 – 8pm: “Students and teachers present and explain how our curriculum progresses through the grades.” “Now I Get it,” Saturday, January 28, time TBA: “Teachers present Montessori lessons to current and prospective parents.”   “Lexington Montessori School is an…

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Tremont School Open House

Boston Tutoring Services is excited to share the Open House dates of local schools. This week we are featuring Tremont School located in Lexington, MA. Open Houses are a great way to experience a day on campus and meet the staff! Each open house at the Tremont School will include an introduction, a tour of the school and a Q&A session with Bill Wilmot, Head of School. The Open House dates are as follows: Thursday October 13,…

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Meridian Academy Admissions Information Sessions

Here is some information about Meridian Academy’s open houses and information sessions: “Meridian Academy’s Admissions Information Sessions for the coming fall are: Wednesday, October 26th at 7 – 8:30 PM and Monday, December 19th at 7 – 8:30 PM. For families who want to see things in action, our students will be sharing their learning Wednesday, December 7th for our first trimester Exhibition Evening.” “Meridian Academy is a diverse, project-based secondary school that serves students…

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A New Way of Applying to Independent Schools

Previously, applying to several independent schools meant spending days working on individual applications. But now, there is a new way of applying to independent schools. Much like the Common Application, the Standard Application Online (SAO) allows families to only fill out one application online which can then be used to apply to multiple schools. This change was made in order to facilitate the independent school application process. Families will only need to obtain one transcript, one set…

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Honing Private School Applications

When your child is applying to private school, their grades and test scores, along with their extracurriculars and letters of recommendation, may seem like the only deciding factors. However, private schools are looking for more than a “perfect student.” Everyone applying to these private schools will have stellar grades and test scores, but private schools are looking for more. They want to admit students who will fill the gaps in their student body in order…

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