Recently, the new CEO of Goldman Sachs, David Solomon, was interviewed. If you haven’t heard of Goldman Sachs, it is perhaps the most influential investment bank in the world. A number of its former employees have gone on to hold very high positions in governments around the globe.
As an aspiring private school parent, should be asking yourself: Will I be ready?
In Cathy’s elementary school math class, the teacher writes a difficult question on the board.
The whole class stares at it stumped… except for Cathy.
Cathy throws up her hand and says, “the slope of the line is 5!”
Teacher says, “You are correct…but can you prove it?”
Does your child prefer to sit at the back of the class? Do they seem disengaged at school and at home? Do they avoid eye contact when asked a direct question? Perhaps your child has lots of ideas but struggles to articulate themselves?
Yesterday, in the middle of a meeting, I got the text from my daughter’s high school. Mid-term grades are out, and her math teacher wanted to talk. Eyebrows raised, I logged into my e-mail and there was the topic of our discussion staring back at me: a 54.9 percent mid-term grade in math.
The full moon of the Mid-Autumn Festival is on the wane, but our private school application season is only beginning to wax. It’s now time to turn your eyes away from the autumn sky (and yes, from those scrumptious moon cakes, too) and look squarely at where you are in the application process.
At KEY, we have helped many students achieve their goals of successful admission to their chosen private schools. A vital component of the admissions process is the SSAT exam.