Brand Yourself for Admission to Top US Boarding Schools: 5 Key Steps for International Students

Enrich Publishing Limited
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An insider’s guide to branding yourself, finding your best-fit boarding school, and acing the admissions process.

 

Ø  How to BUILD a unique and inviting personal brand that DIFFERENTIATES you in the admissions process

Ø  How to STAND OUT in student/parent interviews at highly selective schools

Ø  Tips for earning the BEST recommendations

Ø  Strategies for building MEANINGFUL relationships with target schools

Ø  Principles of SUCCESS in the boarding school setting

Ø  REAL WORLD accounts of students finding their best-fit boarding school

Ø  Plus a FREE My Boarding School Plan Workbook (PDF)!

 

Finding a perfect fit between schools and applicants should not only be the goal of admissions officers — but of students as well. Approaching school applications from the vantage point of an educational consultant helps students gain admission and more importantly thrive at their boarding school of choice.

 

With over 10 years of professional experience in educational consultancy and having successfully placed hundreds of international students to the most prestigious American boarding schools, Marybeth Hodson and Jennifer Yu Cheng are expertly positioned to walk you through the complexities of boarding school admission. Throughout this insider’s guide, the authors unveil a special five-step approach to determining and getting admitted to a best-fit school, affording parents and students a better understanding of what boarding schools seek in an ideal student and how to brand yourself as THE ideal candidate.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

STEP 01 START EARLY

1.1        Readiness Indicators

1.2        Build Your Brand

1.3        Building Relationships

STEP 02 PLAN WELL

       2.1 Set Your Target

     2.2 Getting Ready to Visit Schools

     2.3 Student and Parent School Visit

STEP 03 EXECUTE

       3.1 Understanding the Application Process

     3.2 Student and Parent Application

     3.3 Recommendations

     3.4 Supplemental Materials

STEP 04 FOLLOW-UP

     4.1 Increase Visibility

     4.2 The Admission Decision

STEP 05 TRANSITION

       5.1 Before You Go

     5.2 While You’re There

CASE STUDIES

APPENDIX: EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS

CONCLUSIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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Publisher
Enrich Publishing Limited
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Pages
264
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ISBN
9789888599462
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English
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Study Aids / Graduate School Guides
Study Aids / Study Guides
Young Adult Fiction / School & Education / Boarding School & Prep School
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