Reader Emails: Your Perspective About Fall 2014 Admissions Letters

 

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We get more emails than comments on this blog from our wonderful readers. So, we thought we’d share a few of the genuine, heartfelt messages we’ve received in the past few days.

 

“We got into 5 schools. It feels great after trying before and getting so much rejection!”  –Westside Mom

 

 

“I wanted to thank you for your blog. I am a parent on the Westside and a reader of your blog “Beyond The Brochure,” which has been a great resource for my family. We applied to 5 elementary schools for Kindergarten admissions for fall 2014.  Your blog has been great, and it was an excellent source of information for us throughout this process. I wanted to thank you again so much. --Westside Dad

 

 

“It didn’t work out for us this year. We applied to one school but didn’t get in. Upset and discouraged. –Santa Monica Mom

 

 

“We were accepted to 3 of the 4 schools we applied to. I am telling you — for the two schools that were our top choices, we followed your book and blog advice to a “T”. From the thank you notes to the tours to the essays, etc. –Pasadena Mom

 

 

“I’m having trouble choosing between schools that are very similar.” –Los Angeles Mom

 

 

“When I called one school, they basically acted like we shouldn’t bother applying. Another school dismissed me as fast as they could. That was a big turnoff. My child isn’t old enough to apply until next year, but I won’t forget. This is a two-way process.” –Los Angeles Mom

 

 

“Two For Two”–Valley Mom

 

 

“This process sucks! It really does. Well, I said that before my kid got in everywhere but I STILL think it sucks.” –Hancock Park Mom

 

 

“Got in, got wait-listed and got rejectedthanks for your blog!” –Culver City Mom

 

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Christina Simon: Los Angeles, California, United States I'm the mom of a daughter (15) and a son (12) who attend Viewpoint School in Calabasas. I live in Coldwater Canyon with my family and a rescue pit bull, Cocoa. Contact me at csimon2007@gmail.com

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