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It’s November and the first snowfall is forecast for later this week.  School’s been in session for a few months, first quarter grades have been tabulated and assigned, students are beginning to see results flow from their attention to study. ...
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An article came across my desk recently, a broad examination of the relationship between parents and independent schools.  Written by Kevin Kunst, it ran as “New Wave” in the Fall 2022 issue of Independent School.  In it, Mr. Kunst lays...
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I want to tell a story about a boy from my time teaching.  He was someone I didn’t really help.  He took approximately 349 AP classes, he could toss touchdowns with ease, and when he got to high school his...
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One of the most undervalued parts of the college process is actually making a successful transition to college. The 32% of students who don’t make it to sophomore year in the United States can attest to the difficulties involved. Today,...
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     “Your children are not your children.     They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.     They come through you but not from you,     And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.” -Khalil Gibran...
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Many of the students I’ve encountered in tutoring have hit the perfectionist block and been quite stuck. This tends to happen with high functioning students, in particular, but not exclusively. I’ve tutored & coached a number of them going to...
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On February 2nd, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, meaning six more weeks of winter. Needless to say, after months of digging myself out of snow banks, skidding on ice, and hiding beneath mountains of blankets, I was a little frustrated....
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When I was a teacher at six different institutions over the course of several decades there was one thing that remained consistent: my dread over parent conferences. Roughly 95% of those conferences were very pleasant and actually provided information about...
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I wrote this when my daughter was three and a half and thought I would share with a community that would likely understand… She is my beautiful staring princess, lashes that lilt upwards gracefully at 30 degrees, glisten with a...
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Some great recommendations here if you have a child with ADHD....
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