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Learn how to confidently navigate the private school application process with these helpful tips from your friends at Admission.org.

Which SSAT Testing Method Should Your Child Take?

With three SSAT testing methods to choose from—paper, Prometric, and at-home—how do you know which one is right for your child? Let’s take a closer look.

Understanding the SSAT: Test Options and Preparation Strategy

Learn which middle- and upper-level SSAT testing option—paper, Prometric, and at-home—is best for your child, along with best-practice preparation strategies.

Let’s Talk About the Standard Application Online (SAO)

Hear Jeanne Crowell from Princeton Day School and Sunaina Khanna from The Enrollment Management Association discuss applying to private schools with the SAO.

#admissionchat

Private School Open House: What To Know Before You Go

Unsure about attending a private school open house? Here’s everything you need to know from what to wear to making a good impression with the admissions team.

Let's Talk About the Character Skills Snapshot

Listen to admissions leaders discuss how their schools utilize the Character Skills Snapshot and why it's a good idea for applying students to take it.

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Let's Talk About Interviewing

Admissions leaders from Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall and The Bolles School join #admissionchat to discuss what they're looking for in private school interviews.

Interviews
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COVID-19 Continues to Impact Private School Applications

Private school applications submitted in September–January for 2021–2022 schooling are down with increases to specific grades. See what it means for families.

First-Choice Letters: Do they Help or Hurt Admission?

What are first-choice letters? Do they improve your child's chances of getting into private school? Learn what a longtime admission director has to say.

SAO Applying Advice

Let’s Talk About Financial Aid

Kristen Carey Power from EMA joins #admissionchat to discuss common questions families have about the private school financial aid process.

Financial Aid (Presentations)
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The Hidden Benefits of The Character Skills Snapshot

Should your child take the Snapshot? Learn how this character assessment is much more than a private school admission tool.

The Snapshot

Rolling Admissions at Private Schools: What You Need to Know

Before applying to private schools with rolling admissions, there are some things you need to know about space availability, deadlines, and financial aid.

Admission Process

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!

SAO Applying Advice

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.

SAO Applying Advice

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.

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