Pasadena Area Independent Schools: Kindergarten and Elementary Schools Night-Oct. 11, 2018

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Academic Achievers presents “Demystifying the Private School Application Process” with Lisa Marfisi

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    This morning, I had a lovely coffee meeting with Lisa Marfisi in West Hollywood. I first met Lisa when she was the admissions director at Echo Horizon School. We hit it off right away and it turns out we have several "small world" connections. Lisa just started working as an educational consultant, helping families find…
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    Here's a list of excellent resources to help you with your kid's admissions process:   Test Preparation (in alphabetical order) Academic Achievers: KinderPrep, ISEE, SAT, ACT and academic tutors Compass Education Group: ISEE, HSPT, SAT, ACT and academic tutors Hayutin & Associates: ISEE, SAT, ACT, academic tutoring, educational therapy and independent study Kinder Ready &…
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    We're excited to have Lisa Marfisi's  words of wisdom on the blog! Lisa has been an L.A. private school admissions director for 15 years (see her full bio below).  So, you’re applying to private school and you think you have a plan.  You’ve visited many schools, narrowed your choices and applied. You have edited your answers…
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        Click on Academic Achievers for more information.
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Please join us! Navigating the Private Elementary School Admissions Process Event-Oct. 18

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Hi Everyone, Please join me for this FREE event!

Who: Christina Simon, co-author, Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles

What: Navigating The L.A. Private Elementary School Admissions Process

  • Selecting Schools To Visit, Types of Schools and School Tours
  • Written Applications
  • Parent Interviews
  • Your Child’s Testing/Visiting Day
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • What To Do If Your Child is Wait-Listed
  • Helpful Hints and Insider Tips

Where: Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool

12000 San Vicente Blvd/Bundy. There is limited parking on the street.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. RSVP to Tessa at bpcp90049 at gmail dot com

Details: Shiva Khalifian of Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool, has graciously welcomed me back to this amazing preschool for the 5th year. She’s also invited any of our blog readers who would like to attend. The event is free, but If you plan to join us, you must RSVP to Tessa by email: bpcp90049 at gmail dot com  Space is limited. Everyone attending the event will get an event summary of my remarks. Copies of Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools In Los Angeles will be available for sale. I look forward to meeting you! –Christina

If you can’t make it, you can purchase a copy of the Third Edition of Beyond The Brochure: An Insider’s Guide To Private Elementary Schools in Los Angeles on Amazon.

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Pasadena Area Kindergarten and Elementary School Options Night Event-10/12/17

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    Saint Mark’s Episcopal School’s front offices are housed in a stately, renovated home on a residential street in Altadena. It is private and welcoming, situated on a lovely campus. Located on several acres, the school’s ambience is graceful and spacious.   I visited the school on a sunny morning earlier this week. As a first-time…
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    * Updated on Dec. 29, 2016. Walden School's head of school is now Terra Toscano and Scott Turner is the admissions director. The Walden School in Pasadena is a Pre-K-6th progressive school whose namesake is the famous Walden Pond from Thoreau’s “On Walden Pond”. The school, like Thoreau’s personal journey at Walden Pond, embraces personal…
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    * July 8, 2015 update: Exciting News! Sequoyah School will add a high school Fall 2016. Click here for more information. The minute I walked into Sequoyah School in Pasadena the I-Wish-I-Had-Gone-Here-As-A-Kid feeling swept over me. Because the school was founded 54 years ago, some very lucky people did attend Sequoyah, including its director, Josh…
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Los Angeles Area Elementary School Admission Directors Kindergarten Fair, Sept. 27, 2017

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        What:  Elementary School Admissions Directors Fall Kindergarten Fair, 2015 When:  September 24, 2015,  7:00PM - 8:00PM Where: The Willows Community School, 8509 Higuera Street, Culver City, CA 90232 This event will offer information from 45 independent (private) schools in and around Los Angeles. For more information, click on Elementary School Admissions Directors   Don't miss a…
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    Hi Everyone! There are two private (independent) school fairs in May 2016. The expert Sandy Eiges of LA School Scout gives a great overview below of what to expect when you attend a kindergarten or secondary school fair. If you're just getting started with your school search, these events can help you gather information all…
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      I'm updating this previous post since I've been hearing that this year (2016-17) is one of the most competitive for L.A. private elementary school admissions. That probably means more kids will end up on wait-lists than in a less competitive year. A frequently asked question is, "Does a wait-list notification really mean NO or…
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