Private and Boarding School

ConnectPrep's Private School Admissions Program

At ConnectPrep, we're committed to providing a comprehensive, thoughtful, and effective admissions advising experience. Let us help you navigate the path to your ideal private or boarding school with confidence and clarity.

Our team of counselors brings a wealth of experience, with a deep understanding of the private school admissions process. They’re not just advisors; they’re mentors who have successfully navigated the complexities of gaining admission to prestigious schools.

ConnectPrep boasts a high success rate, with a significant percentage of our students gaining admission to their top-choice schools. Our track record speaks to the effectiveness of our personalized and strategic approach.

Every student’s journey is unique, and so is our approach. We consider your academic history, personal interests, and career aspirations to create a customized admissions plan that aligns with your specific objectives.

Gain access to an extensive library of resources, including exclusive guides, templates, and preparatory materials, all designed to give you an edge in the competitive admissions process.

As a ConnectPrep student, you become part of a thriving community of alumni who have successfully transferred to and graduated from top colleges. This network can be a valuable resource for advice, networking, and support. 

Expert Advising

  • Personalized School Matching: Aligning student profiles with the best-fit private and boarding schools.
  • Application Strategy: Developing a comprehensive strategy to enhance the student’s application, highlighting strengths and unique qualities.
  • School Visit Planning: Assisting in organizing visits to potential schools to make informed decisions.
  • Admissions Testing Advice: Providing resources and strategies for SSAT, ISEE, or other required admissions tests.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Guidance: Helping families navigate the financial aid process and identify scholarship opportunities.
  • Ongoing Support and Communication: Maintaining regular updates and support throughout the admissions cycle.

Essay Assistance: Crafting Your Story

  • Art and Science of Essay Writing: Our consultants guide you through brainstorming, drafting, and refining essays that resonate with admissions officers.
  • Personalized Feedback and Editing: We provide in-depth feedback and editing to enhance the narrative, voice, and impact of your essays.
  • School-Specific Insights: Understanding the unique standards and traits each school looks for, we tailor your essays to align with their expectations.

Interview Preparation

  • Mock Interviews and Feedback: We conduct practice interviews, providing feedback and tips to improve your presentation and responses.
  • Building Communication Skills: Our program focuses on enhancing your ability to express yourself confidently and authentically.
  • Handling Various Interview Scenarios: We prepare you for different interview scenarios, equipping you with techniques to answer a range of questions effectively.

Comprehensive Test Preparation for Success

  • Tailored Test Prep Strategy: Our program focuses on test-taking skills, strategies, and techniques to excel in SSAT, ISEE, and HSPT, crucial for private and boarding school admissions.
  • Building Confidence and Skills: We not only aim for high scores but also focus on character building and confidence development throughout the test prep process.
  • Customized Learning Materials: Our curriculum is designed to address each student’s strengths and weaknesses, ensuring a personalized and effective learning experience.