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Making The Transition To Private School: Preparing Your Teenager For Life In The Dorms

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Making The Transition To Private School: Preparing Your Teenager For Life In The Dorms

If your child is a teenager and they have decided that they want to attend private boarding school, you can make their transition to private school easier. It’s important to remember that they will be leaving all of the comforts of home behind and embarking on a journey that will give them more freedom than they are used to. While there will be plenty of staff to keep your student safe, they will be moving in with other students and living in a much larger community than in your home. To help your student transition to life in a dorm,...

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3 Reasons Why a Smaller School Can Be Better for Your Child

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why a Smaller School Can Be Better for Your Child

You obviously want to choose the best possible school for your child. You might think that a larger school will be a good thing since the size might indicate more funding. However, in many cases, a smaller school is a better choice for students. These are some of the perks that your child can enjoy if you send him or her to a school with fewer students, such as a private school. 1. Less Overwhelming Environment Some kids are overwhelmed by a larger school. It can be a bit confusing to try to find the right classroom, the office, the library,...

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3 Ways To Help Your Child Pass A Standardized Test

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Help Your Child Pass A Standardized Test

For your child, Spring does not just mean a temporary break from school. It also means that it is standardized test taking season. Unfortunately, in many states, if your child does not pass the test, he or she could possibly be withheld a year. Here are some ways that you can help ensure that your child is ready to take on testing at his or her school. Get a Tutor Your child’s teachers are working to help students prepare for the test, but in some instances, the time allotted in class is not enough to cover everything that is on the...

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Want To Play Hockey? Consider Attending A Boarding School

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Want To Play Hockey? Consider Attending A Boarding School

When it comes to your education, there are many factors to keep in mind as you consider possible schools. If you want to not only receive a quality education, but play competitive hockey, then enrolling at a boarding school might be your best option. Here are three reasons why boarding schools can be beneficial in helping you advance your hockey career in the future. 1. Boarding schools typically have more qualified coaches. Playing hockey for a boarding school could mean that you will have access to better quality coaching. Public high...

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