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30 Minute Mom – Private School Admissions – How to Get Past that Velvet Rope!

With public schools facing financial crisis and class sizes growing larger every year, more families are turning to private schools for their kids. In some markets, it can be harder to get into private school than Harvard. How can you help your child stand out? How do you make your family appeal to the school as one they would like to have as part of their community? Do you have to be rich? Do you have to be connected? What more are they looking for? Today’s guest, Victoria Goldman, is the guru of getting into private school in the most competitive market in the country – New York City. She’s the author of The Manhattan Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools. Victoria will tell us what it takes to get accepted by the most discerning private schools and what admissions directors are really looking for when they assess your child and family.