JBG consultants provide guidance through the private school application process.
Many students benefit from the learning environment offered by private schools. From identifying private school options to completing applications, a JBG consultant can support you as you choose the best option for your student.
Our “a la carte” menu allows you to choose the services that you need.
Our Most Popular Services
Gain a better understanding of day schools and boarding schools, create a preliminary list, narrow options, and finalize choices.
Create a plan for visiting schools. Discuss with your consultant a strategy for tours and interviews.
Application Assistance & Review
Stay on top of application requirements and deadlines. Your counselor will ensure that information is complete and presented in the best light.
Learning Disability Consultations
Assess your student’s needs and help research and identify the best programs and schools where they will thrive.
Advise on how to find scholarships that your student can apply for.
Private School Admissions Timeline
Review school list
Take entrance exams
The SSAT and ISEE Private School Admissions Tests
SSAT stands for the Secondary School Admissions Test. The ISEE is the Independent School Entrance Examination. Both tests are used for admission to private middle schools and high schools. The tests focus on verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, and mathematics achievement.
Which Test Should I Take?
The SSAT is much like the SAT, but for private high schools and middle schools. This exam also reviews math, ELA, and writing abilities.
The ISEE is much like the SAT, but for private high schools and middle schools. This exam also reviews math, ELA, and writing abilities.