Lydia Martin

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How To Help Your Child Prepare For A School Visit

Posted by Lydia Martin on Dec 8, 2017 2:30:09 PM

Choosing a school for your child is, undoubtedly, one of the most stressful parts of being a parent. You want to find a school that will challenge your child academically, help them grow socially and emotionally, and, ultimately, set them up for a fulfilling life.

But it’s also important for parents to realize that finding a school is stressful for the child as well. Your child, especially if they are older, is worrying about all of the same things that you are—their future, their academics—but also different things. Will they make new friends? Will they stay in touch with old friends? Will they be accepted for who they are? Will they make you proud?

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How to Get the Most out of an Independent School Campus Tour

Posted by Lydia Martin on Nov 6, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Choosing the school that your child is ultimately going to attend can be a nerve-wracking experience. The school you pick for your children will be the place they spend most of their waking hours. The culture and the curriculum are sure to have a big impact on them, and you want to make sure that you’re making the right choice!

While it might be easy to narrow down your options to a certain type of school—say, an independent school over a public school—directly comparing your options within a specific category can be overwhelming.

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Top 10 Reasons to Consider An Independent School

Posted by Lydia Martin on Oct 30, 2017 8:30:00 AM

If you are a parent, then you understand just how important it is to make sure you are choosing the right education for your child. Whether that means attending a public, private, or independent school will of course vary from student to student and family to family, because no one option will work for everyone.

That said, attending an independent school might be just what your child needs in order to bloom into an intelligent, confident leader in today’s world. Below, we discuss what we believe are the 10 most important reasons that you should consider an independent school education for your child.

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Questions for Parents to Ask When Comparing Independent Schools

Posted by Lydia Martin on Oct 24, 2017 3:03:07 PM

Deciding what your child’s education is going to look like is one of the most important decisions for any parent to make and requires you to ask a lot of questions. Should your child attend a public school or an independent school? What are the pros and cons of each option? What makes a private school education different than a public school education? 

To help you frame your thinking while evaluating your options, we’ve gathered together some of the most important questions that you should ask when comparing independent schools for your child.

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What Role Can Parents Expect To Play in an Independent School Education?

Posted by Lydia Martin on Oct 9, 2017 2:15:16 PM

The process of deciding whether your child should attend a public school or an independent school is profoundly important: There are so many factors that you must take into consideration before making a final decision. What are the pros and cons of an independent school education compared to a public school? How will my child get to and from school? And, of course, are there opportunities for me to be more involved in my child’s education?

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