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    It's April, and you have $50,000 left in your financial aid budget. Your tuition is $25,000. Would you choose to enroll two full-need students, or five students whose need is about 50% of tuition? Send your answer directly to me:  ljensen@saintstephens.org ...

  • Same here in beautiful Boston, Gretchen.  No Dev or Advancement involvement.  If it is someone like a famous sport guy that will freak out the kids, that makes it a bit harder, but alerting the classrooms we will visit is helpful.  We hope that they will ...

  • Hi Gretchen, We also treat high profile families like other families. I will add that as we have seen an increase in these types of families, there is a need for educating the community. We had an incident a few years back where I was touring a high ...

  • Hi Gretchen, When we have a high-profile family, I usually try and treat them like any other applicant as much as possible; however, sometimes circumstance necessitate something different. I always do the admissions tours and I make an effort to ...

  • Hey Gretchen, we try to treat high profile families like anyone else.  We would never have the Advancement Director initiate direct contact with the family while they are in the process of applying.  We of course put them on the radar of the Advancement ...