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Five Ways To…
Scare Off An Admissions Director

As many know, getting a child admitted into a private school can be a highly competitive and pressure-filled process.

NY PEAS is a private education consultancy that provides knowledge and expertise so families can navigate the New York City process.

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We asked Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff, co-founders of NY PEAS (above), to share a couple of tips so NewsWhistle parents and their kids can make the grade.

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NW: What are five ways to scare off an admissions director or counselor?

1)      Possess a sense of entitlement;

2)      Focus on applying to only the “top tier” schools;

3)      Have a lack of interest in understanding the core philosophy of each school you plan to apply;

4)      Not keeping an open mind about your child’s strengths and weaknesses; and

5)      Misusing connections.

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NW: And for parents and children looking for more answers, what are five books/publications that you recommend?

1)      The NYC Private School Admissions Handbook by Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff

2)      The Parents League Review

3)      Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools by Victoria Goldman

4)      Wonder (book for children) by R.J Palacio

5)      The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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For more information about NY PEAS, please visit either Lawlor Media Group  or NY PEAS.

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