Category Archives: Private School Admission

Waiting for Private School Admissions

For many applying to Los Angeles Independent Schools, the anticipation of enrollment decisions is nerve-racking and daunting, or as the LA Times referred to it, “waiting for Black Friday”. After all the research, testing, applying, and interviewing, there is nothing … Continue reading

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Private Schools Road to Ivy Leagues

While it is true that fewer than 9% of applicants were accepted into an Ivy League school last year, some high schools sent over 46% of their students to an Ivy, Stanford or MIT. According to CBS Market Watch, “The … Continue reading

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Waiting for Private School Admissions

After months of researching, preparing, applying, testing, and interviewing, there is nothing left to do now but wait. We want to give families some behind-the-scenes insight about what is going on as final decisions are being made. Despite this being … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Ready for Back to School?

On average, students who don’t engage in summer learning lose the equivalent of two months’ worth of grade-level math and reading skills, according to the National Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University. “What I worry about a lot … Continue reading

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Gifted Children Need Support

Gifted children frequently encounter less academic support at school than children at the opposite end of the spectrum. Why is it that gifted children are not always given as much instructional support as children with learning difficulties? Adam Caller, educator … Continue reading

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How to Set Up a Home Literacy Environment

Have you ever thought of the little steps you could do to enrich your child’s literacy skills at home? Here are eight excellent strategies proven to motivate your early learner. These strategies can be implemented at home in addition to … Continue reading

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Reach for the Stars!

Congratulations to Our Class of 2013 Academic Achievers is proud to announce some of the colleges our students were accepted to this year: UC Berkeley, USC, Drexel, Columbia, University of Chicago, Penn, UC Santa Cruz, University of Miami, Sarah Lawrence, … Continue reading

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