Why Your Fall Admissions Bump May Be Too Good To Be True

Just a few months ago, the enrollment picture for many private-independent schools was looking rather bleak. Amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and what it meant for financial security and in-person learning, a startling number of families withdrew their children in advance of the 2021-21 school year. Many admission offices also reported that their …

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My COVID-19 Toolkit – Beyond Toilet Paper and Hand Sanitizer

So I'm not proud to admit it's been nine months since my last blog post. To be exact, it's been 273 days. I could have gestated another child during that time, and somehow I couldn't find 30 minutes to write a single post? But now that I'm grounded for the foreseeable future, my priorities have …

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A Head of School’s Silver Lining

Last spring I had the honor of working with the admissions and marketing communications teams at Beauvoir - The National Cathedral Elementary School. Stepping foot on Beauvoir's campus is absolutely magical. Perched atop a hill and with a closeup view of The National Cathedral -— it really is breathtaking. And the heart of the school …

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