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  1. Sticky Thread All LA Metro What are you going to say (in the parent interview)?

    This from Kim Hamer of GetIntoPrivateSchool.com: Interviews are a two-way conversation. Interviewing is a tool used by most private elementary ...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-21-2011 11:38 AM
    la private, los angeles, parent interviews
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  2. Sticky Thread All LA Metro Face Your Money Monster and a few tips on the financial aid process

    This from Kim Hamer of GetIntoPrivateSchool.com: Every year I deal with clients who don't know how to face their money monsters. If you need...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-07-2011 10:25 AM
    financial aid, la private, la private admissions, los angeles
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  1. All LA Metro Finding The Perfect Fit School in L.A.

    This from Beyond the Brochure by Guest Blogger Gina Osher:My neurotic tendency toward organization and over-preparation, while sometimes annoying to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-05-2011 08:57 AM
    la private, la private admissions, los angeles
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  2. All LA Metro Holidaze And The Big Holiday Celebration by Jenny Heitz

    Now that the holidays are behind us, I can afford a bit of introspection regarding them, particularly where school is concerned. Take, for instance,...

    Started by Christina, 01-02-2011 09:00 PM
    mirman la
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  3. All LA Metro LA's Private Elementary School Royalty by Barry Perlstein

    Royalty in LA private elementary schools? You bet. Surely you do (or soon will) recognize these archetypes from your private school: - The scrawny...

    Started by Christina, 12-26-2010 09:15 AM
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  4. All LA Metro How Preschool Directors Can Help With Private School Admissions

    Christina Simon of Beyond the Brochure recently interviewed Veronica Cabello, founder of Green Beginning Community Preschool in West Los Angeles, to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-23-2010 04:10 PM
    green beginning la, la private, los angeles
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  5. All LA Metro Why I Switched My Child from LAUSD to Private School By Jenny Heitz

    Before I even begin this tale, Iíd like to state for the record that I went to LAUSD through 7th grade (after that I attended Crossroads). For the...

    Started by Jenny Heitz, 12-07-2010 05:20 PM
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    12-18-2010 07:45 PM Go to last post
  6. All LA Metro Musings Of A Private Elementary School Mom In LA (And Her Husband)

    Musings Of A Private Elementary School Mom In Los Angeles (And Her Husband) Shortly after we enrolled our daughter in a private elementary...

    Started by Christina, 12-18-2010 08:44 AM
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  7. All LA Metro Buckley School Mom Talks About "Perfect Mommy Syndrome" In LA Private Elementary Schools

    Iím the mom of an athletic 8-year old boy who attends The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks. Our school is one that some parents may consider to be...

    Started by Christina, 12-14-2010 12:03 PM
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  8. All LA Metro LA Private Elementary School Moms: Why We LOVE Our Kids' Schools!

    John Thomas Dye, The Willows Community School, Wildwood Elementary, Crossroads... click to read: ...

    Started by Christina, 12-10-2010 11:21 AM
    campbell hall la, crossroads la, john thomas dye la, la private, los angeles, mirman la, ps#1 la, st. james episcopal la, wildwood school la, willows la
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  9. All LA Metro Holiday Gift Giving In LA Private Elementary Schools by Jenny Heitz

    For years now, I have heard horror stories about holiday season at private schools. Rumor had it that super expensive gifts were an unspoken...

    Started by Christina, 12-07-2010 09:57 AM
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  10. All LA Metro Perfect Mommy Syndrome In LA Private Elementary Schools by Jenny Heitz

    This blog piece has generated some controversy because Mayim Bialik wrote a rebuttal piece on another blog. Guest Blogger Jenny: Perfect Mommy...

    Started by Christina, 12-02-2010 02:24 PM
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  11. All LA Metro Visiting Day/Testing Day For Twins: Separate or Together?

    Reader question: Are twins are tested/evaluated separately or together as part of the admissions process? Anne Simon, Beyond The Brochure...

    Started by Christina, 11-23-2010 12:48 PM
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  12. All LA Metro Happyland Preschool, Culver City, Annual Kindergarten Night-Nov. 16

    Hi Everyone, Happyland Preschool will be holding their Annual Kindergarten Night on Tuesday November 16th, at 6:00 p.m. This event is open to the...

    Started by Christina, 11-10-2010 09:21 PM
    event, kindergarten
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  13. All LA Metro Ten tips to help you maintain sanity through the application process

    Many of us are in the midst of this anxiety-inducing admissions process, trying our best to maintain our sanity. Christina Simon, author of Beyond...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-10-2010 03:25 PM
    la application, la private, los angeles
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  14. All LA Metro The ISEE Test For Private Middle Schools In LA: Q&A With Launch Education Group Test Prep

    If you're going to be applying to private middle school in LA, here's a helpful Q&A with Launch Education Group, test prep. and ISEE test experts. ...

    Started by Christina, 11-09-2010 07:46 AM
    isee test, middle school
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  15. All LA Metro Free Private Elementary Schools Discussion and Book Signing Oct. 27, Santa Monica

    If youíre thinking of sending your child to one of Los Angeles' wonderful private elementary Simon and Porcha Dodson, the authors of Beyond the...

    Started by Christina, 10-22-2010 11:17 AM
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  16. All LA Metro How Do Private Elementary Schools Deal With Bullies?

    By Jenny Heiz Bullying is getting a ton of press these days, mostly due to the use of the internet (whether on social networking sites or live...

    Started by Christina, 10-16-2010 07:04 PM
    bully, private elementary schools
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  17. All LA Metro Separating Twins in School?

    This is a blog post by the terrific therapist, author, identical twin & mother of twins Dr. Joan A. Friedman on why society doesn't always support a...

    Started by The Twin Coach, 10-02-2010 07:05 PM
    classroom, kindergarten, school, twins
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  18. All LA Metro Those Pesky Application Questions by Jenny Heitz

    Ah, itís application time again. I remember mine well. Sitting down at the kitchen table, pen in hand (why canít they have these things online, since...

    Started by Christina, 10-01-2010 10:06 AM
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  19. All LA Metro How dressed up should we be for tours and interviews?

    Feeling a little silly asking this. How dressed up should we be for the private school tours and interviews? Does my husband need to be in a suit and...

    Started by laurainthehood, 09-24-2010 11:49 AM
    la kindergarten, la private, los angeles
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    09-28-2010 11:47 AM Go to last post
  20. All LA Metro The Admissions Process

    I just wrote a blog post on some tips for the private school application process: "We're beginning our search for Kindergarten for our twins and,...

    Started by The Twin Coach, 09-25-2010 10:00 PM
    admissions, elementary school, kindergarten, private school, tours
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