- Do the teachers and teaching style at the school connect with the way you learn best? Do you enjoy the Harkness-style, for example, or prefer a teacher-led classroom?
- Will you feel toward the head of the class, versus the middle or bottom? Will the challenge of the curriculum feel appropriate?
- How do you want to grow in the next four years? Think of yourself not just as a ninth-grader, but all the way through the next four years. Which environment and set of people will best help you achieve that vision you have for yourself?
- In which environment will you be able to most grow as a leader? Will you have the extracurricular opportunities you love and will you be able to grow and develop as a leader within your interest?
One of the many pieces of the secondary school admissions process is a standardized admissions test. These tests help admissions officers predict a student's ability to be successful in the school's program. Here are seven ways you can help prepare your child for a stress-free admissions testing experience.