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The College Drop Off: Are You Ready?

Senior year is a time of "last firsts" for parents. It is the last first day of school to take a picture on the front steps,...

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Parent Perspective: The Private School Experience

The most powerful tools I have as an Admission Director are my ears. Parents are not shy about expressing their hopes,...

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Compassionate Leadership

With permission from the Community Mindfulness Project (CMP), I'm sharing a post from their Reflections blog. If you are...
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The Paths to Yale: Lessons in College Admissions

One of my favorite pastimes as the Director of College Counseling at St. Luke’s School is dispelling college admissions...

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A Master Educator's Summer Reading List

Lifelong learners will enjoy Donna Orem's summer reading recommendations. As President of the National Association of...

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Remembering Civil Rights

On the fiftieth anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s murder, we find ourselves as a nation at some kind...

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Summer Camps & Courses

In one of his best-known sonnets, Shakespeare observes poignantly that, “summer’s lease hath all too short a date.” Perhaps...

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Letting 5th-Grade Minds Run Wild: (Fun) Learning That Lasts

As a teacher, I always hope students will find my classes engaging, entertaining, and thought-provoking. I know from my own...

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