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Learn the ins and outs of the independent school admission process from professionals in the field. We understand this can be a long and sometimes uncertain road, so we are here to make your journey smoother. This podcast will help you gain an informed understanding of everything you need to know to find the school that is the right fit for your family. Episodes will include a timeline of the application process, tips for the interview, applying for financial aid, assessing a school's academic rigor, and more! We're here to cover it all!

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Learn the ins and outs of the independent school admission process from professionals in the field. We understand this can be a long and sometimes uncertain road, so we are here to make your journey smoother. This podcast will help you gain an informed understanding of everything you need to know to find the school that is the right fit for your family. Episodes will include a timeline of the application process, tips for the interview, applying for financial aid, assessing a school's academic rigor, and more! We're here to cover it all!

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An excellent source for people who care about education of their teenage kids.

By Coolingart - Dec 16 2018
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Looking forward to more episodes to come.

Love it!

By EastLansing1 - May 04 2018
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Great idea and very helpful! Looking forward to more!

iTunes Ratings

16 Ratings
Average Ratings
16
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An excellent source for people who care about education of their teenage kids.

By Coolingart - Dec 16 2018
Read more
Looking forward to more episodes to come.

Love it!

By EastLansing1 - May 04 2018
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Great idea and very helpful! Looking forward to more!
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Admission Insight

Latest release on Aug 28, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 7: Finding The Right Fit

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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

11mins

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Rank #2: 4: This I Believe

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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

10mins

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Rank #3: 3: What Is Student-Centered Learning?

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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

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Rank #4: 5: Financial Aid 101

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In this episode, we address some of the most frequently asked questions that families have about financial aid.

Jan 27 2018

9mins

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Rank #5: 6: Benefits of Boarding

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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

16mins

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Rank #6: 4: Understanding The SSAT

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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

23mins

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Rank #7: 1: Benefits of a Private Middle School Education

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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

17mins

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Rank #8: 2: Your Guide to Open House

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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

16mins

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Rank #9: 8: Diversity in Independent Schools

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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

16mins

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Rank #10: 3: Global Education at Independent Schools

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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

14mins

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