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             * America's Premier Independent Educational Consultants for Private School Admissions *



Our team of education consultants provides the following Private School Admissions Advisory Services:


I.  A LA CARTE ADVISORY SERVICES

  • Personal Comprehensive Assessment.
  • Hourly advising. 
  • Interview Preparation & Skills Development.
  • School application review and support.
  • Essay review and support.


II.  SCHOOL MATCHING/LIST SERVICES

For clients who desire a list of private schools based on student profile.

At Private School Admissions Advisors, Dr. Lowe and his team of associates personally visit over 150 private day and boarding schools throughout the U.S. and conduct a Private School Assessment & Review (PSAR).  The goal of PSAR is to provide parents with the knowledge, unbiased assessment and "private school intelligence" they need to decide where their children should attend school. 

By providing current information, knowledge. private school intelligence, parents need at their fingertips, parents and students can feel confident that they are making the best school choice.  No more assumptions based on an internet visit, open house visit or brochures.

This service is a wonderful service for international families seeking boarding schools or domestic families seeking schools outside of their communities.


III.  PACKAGE ADVISORY SERVICES

A.  Advisory Approach:

(1) Consultations (two to three sessions) with parents to identify desired outcome for their child.

(2) Discussions with parents and students to determine their ideal school environment.

(3) Review academic records, school testing, admission tests, and full educational evaluation, background information, special talents and interests of student.

(4) Present and discuss findings with client.

(5) Outline the admissions process.

(6) Assist with: application materials during four sessions.

(7) Follow-up consultation and other services are available at an hourly rate.


B.  Ongoing/Comprehensive Approach:

(1) Consultations (unlimited) with parents to identify desired outcome for their child.

(2) Discussions with parents and students to determine their ideal school environment.

(3) Review academic records, school testing, and full educational evaluation, background information, special talents and interests of student.

(4) Present and discuss findings with client.

(5) Consult with or refer to other professionals, if appropriate.

(6) Outline the admissions process and create timeline.

(7) School application and essay assistance.

(8) School visitation strategies.

(9) Parental and student mock interview sessions.

(10) Recommendation selection and review.

(11) Consult with schools regarding application and admission process.

(12) Admissions Advocacy and support.


IV.  EDUCATIONAL RELOCATION SERVICES - PRIVATE SCHOOLS

(1) For families who are domestically relocating.

(2) For U.S. citizens employed abroad whose children are currently attending an international school.

(3) For international families who are relocating to the U.S.

In addition to the above admissions advisory services we: (a) Assist in school application and essay completion. (b) Provide parental and student mock interviews. (c) Develop a comprehensive and strategic plan of action. (d)Provide application assistance and completion, essay editing, (e) Provide standardized test preparation-planning, (f) Provide recommendations and references assessment. (g) Coordinate school tour/visit planning.


V.  EDUCATIONAL SERVICES - INTERNATIONAL FAMILIES

Many international families work with their local educational agents in their country only to discover that these agents lack the experience and knowledge to place their children in top American private day or boarding schools.  The result: children are unhappy and do not receive the best education when place in third and fourth rate schools.  From time to time, we even receive inquiries from families who wish that their child transfer from an incorrect or inappropriate placement.

Why waste time and money placing your child in the wrong school?

International Private School Admissions Services:

  • International advisory and school placement 
  • Transfer admissions services - for students who are currently enrolled and wish to transfer.


VI.  POSTGRADUATE YEAR SERVICES

For U.S. and international high school seniors who desire an extra PG or postgraduate year.  Reasons for PG include:

  • Improve College Admissions Chances
  • Personal Growth
  • Perfect Athletic Abilities

Please note that the postgraduate programs admissions process has become increasingly competitive and that there are limited slots for the many qualified students who apply to them!

For more information on our postgraduate admissions advisory services, please visit:  Postgraduate Admissions Advisors


VII.  WAIT- LIST-TO-ACCEPTANCE SERVICES

If your child has been placed on the wait list of a particular school, what do you do? 

PSAA can provide admissions strategies to help your child be removed from the wait list and be admitted to his/her top-choice private school.

Our Wait list-To-Acceptance Services include: 

  • Evaluation with students and parents to assess needs/goals and past strategies. 
  • Assessment of the student's scholastic strengths and weaknesses.
  • Assessment of parental/family component during the admissions process.
  • Review of all educational records.
  • Evaluation and assessment of "what went wrong"
  • Development of a strategic waitlist or deferral admission plan.


VIII.  AFTER-APPLICATION-DEADLINE SERVICES

If you have applied to schools after school application deadlines, because of unintended consequences.  For example, relocation or immediate need to transfer form public to private school or private to private school.

At PSAA, we specialize in challenging, unique and seemingly insurmountable after-the-deadline cases.  We can serve as an advocate for your family in this situation and act as your personal admissions liaison to ensure your child's acceptance.

This is a very involved service and is recommended only for families who need an immediate admissions transfer or fall admissions after school application deadlines or school decisions have been made.


IX.  HOW DO WE PROVIDE OUR PERSONALIZED SERVICES?

A.  In-person consultations: available in Connecticut, Westchester County, Manhattan, Long Island, Northern New Jersey, MetroBoston and Rhode Island.  We provide convenient in-home consultations.  We schedule consultations around your hectic and busy lifestyle.  Seven days a week. Evenings and weekends!

B.  Phone and Skype consultations: available for national and international clients.


X.  For families who reside in Manhattan and or are interested in Manhattan private schools, please inquire about our service unit: Manhattan Private School Admissions Advisors .


XI.  For families who reside in Greenwich, CT, Lower Fairfield County and Westchester County interested in private schools, please inquire about our service unit: Greenwich Private School Admissions Advisors.


XII.  Interested in our affiliate site for the transition from private school to Ivy League Colleges?  Many of our clients continue to use our network of services while in private school.  Please visit: Ivy League Admissions Advisors.


PSAA provides parents with the knowledge they need to decide where their children should go to school, and help them find out what steps are needed to successfully complete the admissions process to have positive outcomes.

Here are some of the exclusive schools our clients have been accepted to:  Avon Old Farms School, CT;  Beekman School, NY;  Blair Academy, NJ; Brooks School, MA;  Brunswick School, CT;  Buckingham Browne & Nichols, MA;  Cambridge School of Weston, MA;  Canterbury School, CT;  Chapin School, NY;  Choate Rosemary Hall, CT;  Columbia Grammar & Prep, NY;  Convent of the Sacred Heart, NY;  Dalton School, NY;  Dana Hall School, MA;  Deerfield Academy, MA;  Dwight School, NY;  Fieldston School, NY;  Friends Seminary, NY;  Georgetown Day, DC;  Greens Farms Academy, CT;  Greenwich Academy, CT;  Groton School, MA;  Gunnery, Hamden Hall Country Day, CT;  Harvard-Westlake School, CA;  Hackley School, NY; Hewitt School, NY;  Hillside School, MA;  Hopkins School, CT;  Horace Mann School, NY;  Hotchkiss School, CT;  Idyllwild Arts Academy, CA;  Kent School, CT;  Lawrenceville School, NJ;  Loomis Chaffee School, CT;  Masters School, NY;  Mercersburg Academy, PA;  Milton Academy, MA;  Miss Porter’s School, CT;  Noble and Greenough School, MA;  Peddie School, NJ; Phillips Academy, MA;  Phillips Exeter, NH;  Riverdale Country School, NY;  Pingry School, NJ;  St. Albans School, DC;  St. Ann’s School, NY;  St. Paul’s School, NH;  Salisbury School, CT;  Sidwell Friends, DC;  South Kent School, CT;  Spence School, NY;  Taft School, CT;  Trevor Day School, NY;  Trinity School, NY;  United Nations International School, NY;  Westover School, CT;  York Prep, NY.

Email: info@privateschooladmissionsadvisors.com                                                                                            Woodbridge: 203.387.1574 | Greenwich: 203.542.7288 | Manhattan: 212.829.4341