Private School Admissions

Inside knowledge and guidance about the private school admissions process for children ages 3 - 16; from test prep to practice interviews and playgroups
Ages 3 - 16 / ERB, WPPSI-IV, AABL, KRT, BSRA, OLSAT, NNAT, Stanford-Binet, WISC-IV / Private School & Selective Public School
Inside knowledge and guidance for the private school admissions process, ages 3 - 16; from test prep to practice interviews and playgroups.

Applying to private school is like playing a game without knowing the rules. For every step in the process—we’ll show you and your child the rules and how to play—and win—by them.

Private School Admissions Services

  • School Choice
    It’s a big decision. Our insiders help you get started by finding the right schools to give your child the educational experience you’re seeking for him or her.
  • Essay & Application Optimization
    We’ll help you and your child refine the applications and essays so there’s no question that your child is an ideal candidate for each school’s unique characteristics.
  • Parent and Child Interview & School Tour Preparation
    Expert insight into what the admissions professionals are likely to ask and what they want and do not want to observe from you and your child. Mock interviews with insiders help prepare your family for the big day.
  • Child Playgroup Practice & Coaching
    Practice eases the pressure of admissions playgroups and helps to ensure positive outcomes. Work with our network of experts to assess your child’s style and help your child be his or her best self on the playdate.
  • First Choice Strategy
    Experienced insiders help you plan your first choice strategy to maximize your chances of placing your child in a great school.
  • Wait List Guidance
    With the wisdom of experience, our experts help you make savvy choices about when to hold out and when to accept placement at another school.
  • Assessments, Test Preparation, and Tutoring
    So much rides on the results, but testing your young child’s abilities is a controversial process. And that makes it even more stressful for your family. We ease the burden by giving you everything you need to know about the tests and what they assess. We'll also connect you with experts to coach your family to get the best outcome. Learn more


We’re here to give you the right help for your family’s situation. You can choose from a comprehensive package that leads you through the entire process, provides individual services to focus on specific areas, or connects you with our experts and insiders to plan a custom project. Rates vary depending on your expert’s background and experience.

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