PLNY Blog

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Finding the right school for your child can be a daunting experience, and if you need help, support is available. Regardless of where you live in the country, you will likely find people to assist you.

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Winifred Mabley, Director of Lower School Admission at The Brearley School sits down with Executive Director, Gina Malin to discuss school tours and parent interviews:

  • what happens on the school tour
  • what to expect at the interview
  • how to talk about your child
  • what to wear
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by Gina Malin, Executive Director, Parents League of New York and Ellen Birnbaum, Director of Early Childhood Programs, The 92nd Street Y

What can parents do at home to prepare for their child's visit to an independent school? How should they describe the visit to their child? What types of activities will children be doing during the kindergarten interview? Ellen Birnbaum, Director of Early Childhood Programs at the 92nd Street Y answers these questions and more.

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Are you concerned about private school tuition costs? Though the cost of tuition may seem daunting, we advise families to keep an open mind when searching for a private or independent school. Here we address common concerns about school affordability and the financial aid application process.

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by Gina Malin, Executive Director and Evie Gurney, School Advisor

Gina and Evie discuss the middle school and high school admission process when transitioning from public to private school.