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10 Most Important Things To Look For In The Campus Visit – Especially If You Live Overseas
April 12, 2019

by Rebecca Grappo, M.Ed, Certified Educational Planner For most families, especially those that live abroad, it is very difficult to visit all of the boarding schools or colleges/ universities in which a student might be interested unless they have a magic carpet, or unlimited time and funds. However, I would argue that a campus visit…

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Western Canadian Boarding Schools Rock!
July 11, 2018

Cobalt blue skies, soaring evergreen trees, lush ferns, glacial lakes, hidden coves,  and ocean views – few places in the world are as lovely as the islands of Victoria and Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. I had the pleasure of traveling there in April at the invitation of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools to…

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How to Rock the Boarding School Skype Interview
February 1, 2018

Interviewing for anything— be it a new job, placement in a boarding school, or even making new friends (hey, it counts!) can be nerve-wracking for most. When you’re preparing for a boarding school interview virtually or via a boarding school Skype interview, there are some pitfalls we don’t want you to trip into. Luckily, having…

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Is that Boarding School Right for Your Child?
May 30, 2017

Important questions to ask before deciding on a school for your child When considering boarding school for their child, many parents are thinking about the issues of academic quality and environments, but good boarding schools should also provide safe, nurturing, personalized learning communities with strong residential support systems in place. I’ve visited more than 200…

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On the Go: RNG Visits Schools, Colleges, and Therapeutic Programs
December 2, 2016

  We’ve had a busy few months here at RNG International, working hard to keep our clients apprised of all that’s happening in the college, boarding school and therapeutic program landscape. Rebecca Grappo was a keynote speaker for International Education Week for the University of Central Florida on the very important topic of the “Ongoing…

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Six Questions to Ask When Deciding Which Boarding School Fits Your Child
November 22, 2016

  How do you choose a boarding school with so many good schools throughout the United States, how do you distinguish which one is best suited to your child’s needs?  In my work as an educational consultant, I’ve visited more than 200 boarding school campuses, many multiple times. While I have a good sense of…

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