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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 12:38 PM
    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 11:25 AM
    financial aid, la private, la private admissions, los angeles
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  1. All LA Metro "Competitive Admissions, Compelling Schools" in L.A. Parent Magazine

    I'm thrilled to have an article in the March 2014 issue of L.A parent magazine about L.A. private elementary school admissions. There is also a piece...

    Started by Christina, 03-05-2014 11:22 AM
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  2. All LA Metro Which (mainstream) schools do a good job of including kids on the spectrum? ADHD? etc?

    Hello everyone, I'm aware that this thread may generate a lot of discussion about who does a poor job of including kids who are on the autism...

    Started by Kelly Priest, 05-26-2013 09:22 AM
    adhd, asperger's, autism, inclusion, private schools, special needs
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    06-14-2013 06:03 PM Go to last post
  3. All LA Metro What It Takes For Students Struggling To Learn: Interview with Sasha Borenstein, The Kelter Center

    Here's a Q&A interview I did with Sasha Bornstein, founder of The Kelter Center: ...

    Started by Christina Simon, 04-06-2012 09:01 AM
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  4. All LA Metro "Redshirting and the Kindergarten Craze by Jennifer Brandt

    When I first found out I was pregnant and due in September of 2007, I really never considered the implications that giving birth to a child with a...

    Started by Christina, 03-05-2012 10:46 AM
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  5. All LA Metro Education Resources Moms Can Use: ISEE Prep. Tutoring, Giving Back To Community, Middle/High School Admisssoins

    Porcha and I were pleased to participate in a video with Supermommynot.com in advance of an event Beyond The Brochure is co-hosting next Tuesday for...

    Started by Christina, 02-16-2012 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  6. All LA Metro Touring a School: What Exactly Are You Looking for Anyway?

    This from Kim Hamer of GetIntoPrivateSchool.com: I hear this all the time when I ask a parent what they are looking for: “We’re looking for a...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-01-2011 02:08 PM
    kim hamer, la private, la private admissions, los angeles
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  7. All LA Metro How Are L.A. Private Elementary Schools Different From Public Schools? By Jenny Heitz

    Although Beyond The Brochure is a blog about Los Angeles private elementary schools (and I kind of assume that, if you’re reading this blog, it’s...

    Started by Christina, 08-09-2011 10:39 AM
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  8. All LA Metro Avoid The "Summer Learning Slump" by Sasha Borenstein

    The dreaded “summer learning slump” is here. It’s something many parents worry, especially in Los Angeles where very young children are enrolled in...

    Started by Christina, 07-05-2011 05:37 PM
    center, kelter
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  9. All LA Metro Going Green in an Independent School

    This summer, my goal is go greener than I did last year. I would like to focus on the paperwork related to attendance. If there are other...

    Started by Registrar, 06-22-2011 01:03 PM
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  10. All LA Metro Wait-Listed At Wildwood, Then The Phone Call With The Best/Worst Possible News By Samantha Goodman

    Ok, so we all have felt the anxiety of the Los Angeles private elementary school admissions process... For some of us (read: me) it started with...

    Started by Christina, 04-28-2011 11:18 AM
    la private, los angeles, wildwood school la, willows la
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  11. All LA Metro Random Questions For Mirman School Mom Jenny Heitz & Her Blog Giveaway (TWO gorgeous leather cuff bracelets!)

    Writing a blog doesn't necessarily require the writer to share much about themself although many bloggers do. I'm such a private person that it...

    Started by Christina, 04-27-2011 08:45 AM
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  12. All LA Metro Learning With Nuggets Of Gold At The Willows School (A Developmental/Progressive School)

    Sure the essentials are all there. Math, reading, science. But what always amazes me is the broader palette of sheer creativity brought into the...

    Started by Christina, 04-20-2011 09:15 AM
    willows la
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  13. All LA Metro LA Private Elementary School Buzz

    It's all here in the Buzz...the good, the bad and the ugly. click on the link below to keep reading: ...

    Started by Christina, 04-14-2011 07:46 PM
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  14. All LA Metro MILFs and Dads, Minivans & Private Elementary Schools by Jenny Heitz

    ...Now, let's talk about dads who drive minivans. At private elementary schools. Yes, that's correct. While there is a Willows dad who drives a...

    Started by Christina, 04-09-2011 11:19 AM
    minivans, private elementary schools
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  15. All LA Metro What Do Educational Consultants REALLY Do?

    If you're wondering what educational consultants REALLY do, how much they charge and where they place kids, we have interviewed some of LA's top...

    Started by Christina, 02-28-2011 07:50 PM
    educational consultants
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  16. All LA Metro Event: Demystifying Private Elementary School Admissions Process

    A free event for parents in L.A. applying to private schools... Hosted By Dyanne Chae Christina Simon, Co-Author, Beyond The Brochure: An...

    Started by theschoolboards, 02-22-2011 10:43 AM
    christina simon, la admissions, la private, los angeles
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  17. All LA Metro LA Elementary Schools Go Green on The Eco Mom

    Check out the before/after at Edison Language Academy in Santa Monica!! http://beyondthebrochurela.com/la-and-sm-elementary-schools-go-green/

    Started by Christina, 02-19-2011 09:12 AM
    eco-friendly elementary schools
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  18. All LA Metro Recognizing Learning Challenges Without Diagnostic Labels

    From Sandy Eiges at LA School Scout: This week, L.A. School Scout is pleased to have an article from Sasha Borenstein, founder and director of The...

    Started by Christina, 02-08-2011 09:51 AM
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  19. All LA Metro What LA Private School Would A "Tiger Mom" Pick? Progressive? Traditional? by Jenny Heitz

    Talk about hype. Honestly, everyone’s been abuzzing about Amy Chua’s memoir, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Her brash, hardcore, take no prisoners...

    Started by Christina, 01-21-2011 09:44 AM
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  20. All LA Metro Interviews & Student Visits: A Wealth Of Opportunities To Make A Bad Impression By Jenny Heitz

    I don’t need to tell you that private school interview and student visit season is upon us. If you’re reading this blog, you’re either about to go...

    Started by Christina, 01-11-2011 08:50 AM
    parent interviews, student visiting day
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    01-11-2011 08:50 AM Go to last post

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