What are rolling admissions?
What does it mean if my child is wait listed?
Do all private high schools have the same application process?
Once my child is accepted to a private high school, what are the next steps?
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Are there admissions tests required to get in?
What do I do if my child was rejected?
Are there different kinds of private high schools?
How should my child prepare for a standardized admissions test?
How do I pay my child’s tuition?
What kinds of research can my child and I do to find the right school?
How early should my child begin the application process?
Can I get tuition insurance?
How much input should I give my child in making the decision?
Can students apply to private high schools online?
Do private high schools offer financial aid?
How many schools should my child apply to?
What is involved in an application for a private high school?
What do schools look at to determine if the will award need-based financial aid?
What factors should I consider when deciding what high school is right for my child?
Are letters of reccomendation required?
Is there any action I can take if a school does not grant my child financial aid, or the amount I believe I need?
Should I visit the school’s campus before I apply?
Who should write my child’s recommendation letters?
What if my child’s grades go down after they are accepted?
Should my child and I ask questions when visiting a school?
Will my child be required to attend an in-person interview?
After eigth grade ends, is there work to be done by my child over the summer?
Should my child be the one asking questions when meeting with someone from the admissions office?
If a school requires an interview, what should my child expect?
Is it a good idea for my child to participate in summer classes or transition workshops?
How should my child dress when visiting a school?
If there is no interview, then how does a school get to know my child?
Will my child attending a different high school affect their current group of friends?
What should my child do in middle school or junior high to imrpove their chances of getting accepted?
How do schools decide what students they accept?
Will there be ways for me to get involved in my child’s new school community?
How strongly does athletics and extra curricular activities weigh in the decision process?
How difficult is it to get into a private high school?
Who makes the decision on my child’s application?
How long will I have to wait to receive the decision after applying?
Should I try to manage my child’s expectations when applying to private high schools?
What will the decision letter say?