Advice

Explore tips and resources for every step in the K–12 private school admission process.

How to Make the Most of Private School Revisit Days

Before deciding upon a private school, it's a great idea to attend their admission revisit days. Here's how to gain new insight through these events.

Revisit Days

How to Get Your Best Score on the SSAT

Learn the best strategies for improving SSAT test scores on the Middle and Upper Level versions with advice from the organization that created the SSAT.

SSAT Prep

Recommendation Letters: Who Should You Ask — And How?

Having trouble determining who to ask for private school admission recommendation letters — and how to go about asking them? We've got you covered!

Recommendations

Finding the Best Private School for Your Child

Day or boarding school? Parochial or secular? Single-sex or coed? Unsure of the best private school for your child? Here's how to narrow the choices.

Practice Questions to Feel Good About Private School Interviews

Practice makes perfect, and these private school interview questions will help you gain confidence and discover how to tell your unique story.

Interviews

How to Write an Awesome Private School Admission Essay

Private school admission officers read hundreds of application essays. Here's how your child's essay can stand out from the crowd.

Considering Private School? 10 Questions To Ask Current Parents

With so many things to consider when choosing a private school, it can feel overwhelming. Talking to parents will get answers and help put your mind at ease.

Admission Process
Selection

How to Stand Out in Virtual Private School Interviews

These seven tips from Admission.org will help your child leave a lasting impression in virtual interviews with the most competitive private schools.

Admission Process
Virtual Interviews
Interviews

Understanding Private School Application Requirements

Private school applications may seem confusing at first, but there are common requirements that you can prepare in advance to save time. Let us show you.

Applications
Testing Accommodations
School Fairs
SSAT
Nov 4, 2020

10 Standardized Test Tips for Private School Admission

Learn how to prepare for taking standardized private school admission tests such as the SSAT from your friends at Admission.org.

Applications
SSAT
Nov 3, 2020

5 Private School Fair Tips for Families

Learn how to benefit from private school fairs by asking the right questions and pinpointing the comparison points that matter most to your family.

Applications
School Fairs
SSAT

End the Summer on a Calm Note

School is out—now what? Learn how to plan a summer vacation in the age of COVID-19 that gives kids a break from remote learning and keeps them engaged.

Aug 19, 2020

Technology Tips for Remote Learning

Learn best practice tips for helping students adjust from in-class education to full-time remote learning.

Remote Learning
Jul 31, 2020

Additional Tips for Supporting Your Child's Social-Emotional Health

As social isolation continues due to COVID-19, parents are finding it harder and harder to maintain social and emotional wellbeing. These tips will help.

Jul 31, 2020

Tips for Maintaining Your Student’s Social and Emotional Health

Learn how remote learning and social isolation amidst COVID-19 impacts the social and emotional health of children and what you as parents can do about it.

Jun 10, 2020

Strategies for Keeping Kids Engaged During Distance Learning

Remote learning isn't easy for students or parents, but these useful strategies will help your child stay focused and engaged while working from home.

Jun 10, 2020

Remote Tips For Your Kids (And You)!

Learn how to lay new ground rules to better manage the new stay-at-home reality of remote learning for everyone in your household.

Recorded Webinar: Navigating Parenting and Learning in a Remote Environment

Watch this insightful discussion from industry experts to answer your remote learning questions about screen time, social isolation, healthy habits, and more.

Jun 2, 2020

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