Unfortunately, it's natural to be concerned. No one likes being evaluated, especially when so much is at stake.
How to feel more confident? As with all experiences, you'll feel better if you're well prepared. So-
- Know what the school has to offer. Read all the written and online materials.
- Know what your child has to offer.
- Know what you have to offer.
Remember, too, that most admissions directors don't ask trick questions. Admissions directors are typically warm and welcoming. They're out to make you feel comfortable.
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