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ISAAGNY's (Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York's) website clearly states: First Choice Letters ISAAGNY does not encourage formal expressions of first choice. ISAAGNY may not now officially "encourage" first choice letters, but many individual Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Riverdale private schools still do. This year, as always, first choice letters or verbal commitments are … Continue reading Do NYC Private Schools Want First Choice Letters? Yes.
Brokering is when NYC private school admissions directors talk privately to nursery school directors about which students they want. Nursery school directors often pass this information on to parents, who then may have a choice whether they want to communicate orally or in writing their intent for Junior to attend that school. If they do, … Continue reading What is “Brokering”?