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  • Nice article and video from  Nija Meyer, vice president for admissions and communications at Woodward Academy (GA), AISAP Member - where she talks about how independent schools can learn from corporate America to redesign their marketing practices. Love ...

  • Thanks, girl! Appreciate you responding! ------------------------------ Catie Gibbons Director of Admission Garrison Forest School Owngs Mills MD catiegibbons@gfs.org ------------------------------

  • Hey Catie! We do have parents sign waivers for photography and video. We are placing this information within the enrollment contract this year to cut back on paperwork for matriculation. Using only the first names of our girls on social is helpful ...

  • We have language in our enrollment agreement that says we reserved the right to use photos and video for marketing purposes, but will never use a child's name without written permission. We did have issues with a couple of families who were insistent ...

  • Hi Gretchen: I am seeing schools in a number of markets require the full application before a shadow visit occurs. Typically, this practice would net you more than 90% of your potential applicants. In the Baltimore market alone, many of the Catholic high ...