While many families are aware that the college application process is comprehensive and multi-faceted, far fewer anticipate a similar process for admission to k-12 independent and boarding schools. Although there are significant differences, many younger students will still need to complete testing, interview, and submit an application for middle and high school admissions. The requirements surrounding independent school admissions vary extensively based on the age of your student and the schools on their best-fit list.
The transition from middle school math to high school math can be intimidating. While the middle school experience helps lay a strong foundation for what students experience and learn in high school, that does not mean students are entirely exempt from the natural feeling of nervousness. Luckily, there are a few things middle schoolers and rising 9th graders can familiarize themselves with now in order to prepare for high school-level math.
Watch our expert WiseStart™ counselors discuss the importance of early college prep and how parents can help younger students prepare for success in high school, college, and beyond. Check out the recording of the IvyWise Live webinar Early College Prep and the Importance of Executive Functioning Skills. As the college admissions process becomes ever more complex and competitive, parents often ask, “When should we start?