We put our experience as students, teachers and administrators, to work for applying families. At AQ, we work to develop and find focused tools that help families navigate the private school and boarding school world.
Below are AQ articles and thoughts on independent schools, as well as links to other online resources that we like.
We often hear the question, “what’s the difference between private and public school?” Here’s twenty five important distinctions that are often overlooked.
Andrew Churchill, former Dean of Admission at New Hampton School, answers questions and makes recommendations about beginning a school search.
As a follow up to our PG article, we've put together a list of Gap Year Programs and resources that provide a starting point for the kinds of experiences that many students and families seek.
Navigating and planning the private school admission process when time is of the essence.
A look at the unique qualities and perspectives available only in small boarding schools.
AQ looks at the reasons for repeating a grade in boarding schools.
Thinking about a PG or Post-graduate Year at a boarding school? AQ's overview provides a look into the reasons students elect to ‘PG’ before heading off to college.
Considering a post graduate year? AQ examines the history of the 'PG' year and why they're offered by prep schools.
AQ's step-by-step look at the admission process.
Private school educational consultant Marylou Marcus offers tips for students who have been accepted at a boarding school or private school.