Private School Articles

Private School Articles presents a chronological list of all AdmissionsQuest articles across all categories. Looking for entries from our blog? Visit our boarding school blog for a complete index of posts.

Equestrian Boarding Schools

Profiles of a group of boarding schools offering a range of competitive equestrian & horseback riding programs. Includes a video conversation with a riding director that explores questions families should ask as they research options.

Prep School Hockey: There's a place for you to play

Each year, thousands of hockey players are positively impacted and influenced by their prep school experiences — both on and off the ice. Choosing the right school is a process that requires both research and firsthand inspection.

How to Find an Equestrian Boarding School

Is horseback riding at the top of your list of 'must haves' for your new private school? Watch this video to learn about the importance of student fit in regards to finding a riding program at a boarding school.

Financial Aid for Private Schools

A guide to the private private elementary and secondary school financial aid process.

How to Apply for Private School Financial Aid

Learn about the financial aid processes and steps a family must take as they apply for aid at a private school or boarding school.

Boarding School Interviews

Boarding School interviews are of great importance to the admission process. AQ provides a set of tips to consider as you prepare for your boarding school interview.

How to Prepare for Your Private School Interview

Wondering what questions to ask in your private school interview? What to wear? How to prepare? An admission director tackles all of these questions & more in this how to video.

How to Find a Private School

Kick off your school search on the right foot with this 'how to' video on finding the right private school.

How to Write a Private School Admission Essay

Explore the best approaches to writing a successful private school admission essay.

How to Tour a Private School

Learn how to approach your private school tour and ask the right questions to identify if the school's a fit.