Canadian students who are looking to apply to American colleges and universities should therefore be wary of the differing statistical methodologies used to generate ranking tables.
Learning SAT-specific test-taking skills is the only way to improve a SAT score. The best bet, therefore, is to learn these skills before you ever sit down to take the exam.
Each year, CPAC hosts an Education Day to assist families by providing information and choices for a quality education and a better future.
Here are some tips to help you navigate the overall private school admission process.
The “Wings of Hope” book contains student written poems, essays and images celebrating the beauty of life.
Elementary and secondary students across the GTA drew on personal experiences, current events, history and literature to reflect on the statement, “Your attitude almost always determines your altitude in life.”
The unique strength of the program is based on the simple but crucial fact that students learn in different ways. The program’s SSAT courses are customized to meet the needs of students in Grade 5 to 9 preparing for admission to the school of their choice.
Choosing a private school involves considerable effort on the part of the parents and certainly the child should be involved in the process to ensure that there is a “good fit.”
Schools vary in their admission criteria. In early grades, schools will usually ask the parent and child to visit the school for a half day or full day. The purpose is to observe how the child interacts with others and determine whether he or she will be a good fit with the school.
As parents get set to battle for next year’s spots — some are paying hundreds of dollars just for the privilege of applying — it’s obvious that private schools are no longer the pampered scions of the elite.