The Lorraine Method serves as a supportive resource for families navigating this daunting process. We create a personalized curriculum that focuses on our students and families' individual needs. Once we have started the exciting process of working together, our method consists of the following components:

Our approach is guided by three principles:

Preparation. Confidence. Success.

While standardized test scores remain important, we firmly believe that a successful admissions interview allows families to distinguish their candidate profile in the competitive independent school market. We help families craft an authentic, organized and compelling narrative to allow you to feel at ease and present your best characteristics.

Once we have started the exciting process of working together, our method consists of the following components:

Initial Strategy Consultation

Expert Guidance

Our introductory conversation kicks off our strategic partnership! This meeting is an opportunity for us to establish a road map prior to our one-on-one sessions and create a framework for the upcoming admissions season. Together, we will review the admissions timeline so that everyone is on the same page in regards to expectations and general deadlines. 

One-on-One Sessions

The Path to Success

Our sessions are a critical component of our partnership together. This time will be used to think thoughtfully about your child’s current school list, review upcoming deadlines together as well as talk through revisions of essays, parent statements and portfolios.

Interview Preparation

Craft Your Story

The school interview is a crucial part of the application process as it allows families to distinguish their profile. The goal of interview preparation is to establish expectations, alleviate concerns, and build your confidence as we help you incorporate unique stories about your family and highlight your best characteristics in an organized way.

Application Support

A Comprehensive Approach

The essay is the first opportunity for you and your family to introduce yourselves to admissions officers. We will work together to ensure that you leave a positive lasting impression.