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Applying to a School



A collection of articles about applying to schools, often an activity that involves parents as well as students. Includes articles on education consultants, resumes, and private school applications and interviews.

Applying to a School Articles

Choosing a Private School
Choosing a private school can be a difficult decision. Parents need to know what questions to ask when choosing a private school to make sure the private school will be a good fit and meet their child's educational needs.

Questions to Ask About Private Schools
Do you know what questions to ask when considering private schools? Here are some questions to help you make a reasoned decision about a private school that meets your and your child’s educational, developmental, and financial needs.

Private School Applications
Private schools require students to submit applications. Applications are a key way private schools get to know prospective students and their families. Find out more about the process of private school applications in this article.

Private School Interviews
Private school interviews are typically part of the application process. To enroll in a private school a student submits an application and participates in an interview. Follow our helpful hints for a successful private school interview.

What Is an Education Consultant
An education consultant, or certified education planner, assists a family in making educational decisions. Find out what benefits an education consultant can provide and information on choosing an education consultant in this article.

Preparing for ACT
The ACT is a college admission and placement examination. This article provides tips about ways to prepare for the ACT exam.  It lists information about preparation techniques and the testing regimen, as well as training and tutoring opportunities.

Preparing for SAT
The SAT may refer to the SAT Reasoning Test, which covers critical reading, mathematics, and writing, or the SAT Subject Tests, offered in a variety of fields. This article will review what you need to prepare for the various SAT exams.

Advanced Placement Tests
Advanced Placement (AP) subjects are offered in most high schools, and the AP tests are therefore offered as well . This article reviews the AP test subjects, advanced placement test scoring, and the pros and cons of advanced placement exams/tests.

Find Scholarships
There are many types of scholarships available. Finding scholarships can be difficult, but this article will inform you about types of scholarships, how to look for scholarships, and places to look to find scholarships, making your search easier.

College Resume
Going to college? This article has information on writing and submitting college resumes as part of your application. Also included are tips on getting started on your college resume, what to include, and format options for your college resume.

School Accreditation
School accreditation is a big issue in both the public and private sector. Learn more about what accredited schools are and how to find them. Also, see how school accreditation can affect your education and employment goals.

How to Find a Preschool
Searching for a preschool can be more complicated that you might expect. Admissions policies may mean that you have to seek a school well in advance, in some cases, hunting for a school for a child who is only a year old. Second, preschool tuition can be tens of thousands of dollars in some areas, New York City, for example. This article will help clarify the realm of the preschool search.

How to Get Into College From Homeschool
Learning how to get into college from home school can help you target your child's educational goals starting when they are young to help them be able to get into the college of their dreams. Keep reading to learn how to get into college from home school.