A Buckley School Alum Turns To Beyond The Brochure For Kindergarten Admissions Advice

 

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A review of Beyond The Brochure by Elaine Sir on her lovely lifestyle blog:

 

“If you’re on the LA private school admissions circuit right now, say AYE!

I was lucky enough to attend and graduate from The Buckley School — where the teachers held Stanford degrees and PHDs. The education and the lifelong friendships from such an intimate and private community were invaluable — and I hope to gift my own kids with the same luxury. I have to say though, I’m not sure that I would be admitted if I was to apply today. These LA schools’ admissions process is a [bleepin’] racket these days.

The Center for Early Education, for example, had 178 applicants one year with only 16 spots available. That’s a whole lot of rejections mailed out on Black Friday.”

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Finding A Private School With The Right Vibe in L.A. Parent Magazine

LA Parent Vibe 2015

I’m super-excited to be quoted in the latest issue of of L.A. Parent Magazine’s Education Guide!. Here’s the article (March 2015), Finding A Private School With The Right Vibe. I’ve written about my family’s experience in trying to find the right school previously. I can’t underscore enough how important the right “vibe” is for you and your kid!–Christina

Read the article on L.A. Parent.

 

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Beyond The Brochure’s “Compelling Schools, Competitive Admissions” in L.A. Parent Magazine

 

LA Parent Cover March 2014

I’m super-excited to contribute an article about L.A. private elementary school admissions to the March 2014 issue of L.A. Parent Magazine.

 

“Compelling Schools, Competitive Admissions” in this month’s issue, is an overview piece that covers the essentials of private elementary school admissions in Los Angeles. But, even if you already have a solid grasp on admissions basics, you might want to check it out to see if there’s new information! –Christina

 

Click on LA Parent to read the article and click to Page 14.

 

 

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