Private School Admission Essay

Is Your Child Applying to Private School or College This January? 

It’s important to start connecting with the private schools or colleges that your child is interested in, because schools keep track of the amount of times that you express interest and use this information to help determine admission. It’s a good idea to start early in selecting the list of schools to which you will apply, and to develop a timeline of all due dates and materials required for admission. If your child is applying for private school, this…

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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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Boston Tutoring Services Update on Test Prep Materials

Boston Tutoring Services uses two sets of materials for our SSAT test preparation. Our tutors are trained in the Princeton Review book as well as the official materials put out by SSAT.Org. Recently, both of these sets of materials have put out new editions for 2014. All of our tutors are informed about these changes so that we are using the most up-to-date materials and strategies. In the 2014 edition of the Princeton Review book,…

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Private School Admission Information Session

Boston Tutoring Services specializes in the Private School Admission Tests We are holding a Private School Admission Information Session for parents to learn about: The Private School Application Process What Are Schools Looking For in Candidates? Testing (ISEE/SSAT) Admission Essays Interviews & Campus Visits Financing options Experts in Private School Admission and Financial Aid will be present to address all of your questions. Attend & Receive a Coupon for $50 off any Tutoring Service at Boston Tutoring Services! Boston…

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The Best Writing Sample For Private School Admission

Your child’s writing sample for private school admission needs to express what makes your child the ideal candidate for each school to which they are applying. The essay needs to let the child’s own personality shine, and should not be overshadowed by the goals of the parent. The best essays are personalized, and show insight into the child’s true character, while still promoting the child’s skills and interests so that the school will want your…

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Your Private SSAT Tutor Will Ensure You are Up To Date on All SSAT Strategies and Content

The SSAT test has changed and it’s important to be up-to-date on the content and test-taking strategies so your child can get the highest possible score. Working with a private tutor ensures that you will be informed of the best materials on the market and the newest changes to the SSAT test. As the following article states, it is important to use up-to-date materials and be aware of all changes to the SSAT test for…

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Changes to the SSAT–Private Tutoring Keeps you up to Date!

Don’t get caught with outdated materials for SSAT test prep! If your child is taking or retaking the SSAT, you need to know everything that’s new on the test. Working with a tutor ensures that you are getting the most up-to-date news on the SSAT test, to ensure the best results and high scores for your child. There have been a few formatting changes to the SSAT, and changes to the Essay Section (more samples…

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