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Interview with an Admissions Consultant: Gaby Fogelson uses her background in private school admissions to tell all

By Elementary School, High School, HSPT, Independent School Admissions, Interviews with Educators, ISEE, Middle School, SSAT, Test Prep No Comments

1. What is the most important thing you wish you could tell all applicants? The most important thing is to be themselves. The goal is for the school to get to know who they are as a person. Showcase who they are and highlight their greatest strengths. Each child has unique gifts and talents. Let…

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11 Questions with a Private Elementary School Teacher: Featuring Amanda M.

By Accommodations, Elementary School, Interviews with Educators, ISEE, Learning Differences, Test Prep No Comments

1. Where are you located? I am located in Charlotte, North Carolina. 2. What subjects have you taught in the past? What subjects will you teach next year? What grade levels? I’ve always been a K-5 special education teacher focusing on language arts and math, but very occasionally in the past I’ve provided support for…

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How to Keep Your Kid Busy and Learning Over the Summer: 10 Questions with Jackie P.

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1. What are some ways you incorporate academics into Arianna and Samantha’s summer schedule? I believe in collaboration with my children in exploring their academic interests. Over the summer, we pick one academic area they would like to dive deeper into to prepare them for the next school year or a fun program related to…

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