Rank #1: 7: Finding The Right Fit
Special guest Karl Koenigsbauer, Director of Secondary School Placement at Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, MA, joins us to give families important information to keep in mind as they embark on the journey of finding the right school for their child.
May 03 2018
Rank #2: 4: This I Believe
In this episode, we feature a sophomore English class project to highlight some of the many ways that independent schools value character education.
Dec 17 2017
Rank #3: 3: What Is Student-Centered Learning?
Special guests Pier Kooistra, The Robert S. and Christina Seix Dow Chair in Harkness Learning at The Lawrenceville School, and Dr. John Daves, Dean of Faculty at The Pennington School join us to discuss the origins, ethos, and benefits of student-centered learning and the Harkness method.
Nov 21 2017
Rank #4: 5: Financial Aid 101
In this episode, we address some of the most frequently asked questions that families have about financial aid.
Jan 27 2018
Rank #5: 6: Benefits of Boarding
Join our conversation with Chad Bridges, Director of Residential Life at Pennington, and Feven, a senior boarding student, to hear what they say are some of the greatest benefits of boarding at an independent school.
Mar 16 2018
Rank #6: 4: Understanding The SSAT
How much does the SSAT count towards my child's application? How much prep should my child be doing? Where do I sign up? Does your school super-score? Find out the answer to these questions, and more, in this episode!
Jan 17 2019
Rank #7: 1: Benefits of a Private Middle School Education
Special guest Todd Paige, Head of Middle School at The Pennington School, joins us to discuss the pillars of a strong middle school education.
Sep 18 2018
Rank #8: 2: Your Guide to Open House
Special guests Elizabeth Python, Director of Placement at Stephen Gaynor School, and Lynn Zahn, Associate Director of Admission at The Pennington School, share tips and advice for how families can get the most out of a school's Open House.
Oct 15 2018
Rank #9: 8: Diversity in Independent Schools
Special guests Keith Wilkerson, Senior Program Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region of A Better Chance, and Martina Previl, Program Manager for the Southeast region of A Better Chance, join us to answer some pressing questions about diversity in independent schools.
Jun 08 2018
Rank #10: 3: Global Education at Independent Schools
Join our conversation with Dr. Kendra Sisserson, Director of Global Studies at The Pennington School, to learn about the profile of a 21st-century global citizen, and why independent schools are incredible settings for global education to take place.
Dec 08 2018