Homework is not just for your children. Before they can step into the building that will be their place of learning for at least four years, it is important that you know what options you have. This means researching potential schools and their credentials, attending open houses and information sessions, and speaking with currently enrolled students and parents, if possible. And this is just to get your student into high school.
It’s important to remember not to get swept away by all the information you are provided during an open house. During this time you will see the school at its best and in a way that is meant to attract potential students and parents. But don’t be afraid to examine all schools more closely and ask as many questions as you can. This will be essential to finding the right school for you.
This advice applies both to the processes of finding a high school and a university.
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