Anxiety in the Admissions Process

During the admissions process, how do you predict anxious students’ potential to succeed at your school? It can be hard to evaluate whether taking the risk of admitting a complex kid will pay off by setting them up for achievement or will end up hurting both the student and the school.

Our educational consultants Sarah McMillan and Carolyn Orsini Nelson spoke at the Small Boarding School Association national conference at the Stuart Hall School in Staunton, Virginia about strategies for admissions officers to improve their admissions processes for vetting students’ fit for their academic programs.

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