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Acing the Private School Interview – 10 Questions with Admissions Consultant Gaby Fogelsen

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1. What time of year do private school interviews generally take place? They start at the beginning of October and go through the end of January, since many schools have application deadlines in December or early January. 2. How do admissions personnel typically structure the interviews? Every school varies in their approach to interviews, but…

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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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