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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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From Village School To Harvard-Westlake To Harvard University

Originally posted on February 8, 2011 On my last birthday, my son sent me a letter that began, “I’m sitting in my dorm room overlooking Harvard Yard. I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for all you did.” It’s not … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Christina: Make Your Application Standout Part II

Your Family’s Key Messages is one of the most-read blog posts. We think it resonates with readers because the idea of developing a “family message” makes sense when you are preparing to be asked to answer a variety of questions … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Christina: Private Elementary School Admissions Hints

Your Family’s Key Messages: Make Your Application Standout We think the concept of developing “key messages” about your family and your child that you will use throughout the private elementary school application process can be very useful. I’m a former … Continue reading

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Prepping Your Child for Kindergarten

There are a lot of questions about whether or not one should prep their child for the all important play date/entrance exam to private school Kindergarten. The subject is so fraught with emotion that many parents do not even discuss … Continue reading

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