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Caitlin Garzi

Caitlin Garzi is the Assoc. Dir. Of Digital Marketing for Cheshire Academy. She works with CAScratchUp bloggers and maintains the look and feel of the blog.
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Finding a Great Performing Arts High School

by Caitlin Garzi on 05/13/2017

There are many high school students who aspire to be professional actors or actresses. For those students and their families, it can be hard finding a great performing arts high school. While a...

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Are boarding schools worth it?

by Caitlin Garzi on 04/15/2017

“Are boarding schools worth it?” is a common question for many families considering boarding school as an option for their children. While boarding schools are expensive, there are a lot of...

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Parenting an Anxious Child

by Caitlin Garzi on 02/07/2017

Anxiety is extremely common, and affects nearly 40 million adults and 1 in 8 children. As a parent, you might have noticed signs of anxiety in your child. Just because your child may suffer from...

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Mindful Parenting Checklist

by Caitlin Garzi on 02/03/2017

Raising children can sometimes feel like running a marathon that never ends: Grabbing the juice, grabbing the right juice, cleaning up the juice off your floor/car/new blousethe work never ends.

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Learn more about private school

by Caitlin Garzi on 01/25/2017

Although I've written about how to learn more about a private school using the school's website, what about learning more about private school in general? There are so many school options for...

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[Video Content]: What is Boarding School

by Caitlin Garzi on 01/04/2017

If you're like many parents or students in the US or abroad, you might be thinking of options to help best prepare for college and even for getting a job after college. Traditional or local...

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6 Reasons You Might Switch Schools

by Caitlin Garzi on 12/16/2016

Switching schools, or even switching school districts, is never an easy decision to make. Students who stay in one place gain plenty of relationships through their years in a single community;...

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ls your high school art program good enough?

by Caitlin Garzi on 10/24/2016

Many artists begin their journeys in high school or earlier. What you may not know, though, is that the high school you attend can contribute to your success. Is your high school’s art program...

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Deciding Between Athletic Scholarship Offers

by Caitlin Garzi on 10/12/2016

If you’ve received athletic scholarship offers from more than one college and are trying to make a decision, you’ve come to the right place! First off, congratulations! Getting an athletic...

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How to learn more about a private school

by Caitlin Garzi on 10/10/2016

If you’re looking into a specific private school or boarding school, it can be hard to figure out exactly what information is most important. If you’re like many students and families, you’ll...

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Private School Versus Public School

by Caitlin Garzi on 05/17/2016

In comparing private school versus public school, there are many factors to take into account. Every child is different, and so when evaluating schools I encourage parents and students to look for...

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What it’s like to be rejected from your first choice school

by Caitlin Garzi on 03/17/2016

In 2004, I was a junior in high school and ready to consider which colleges and universities I would apply to. Both my parents had not gone away to school, so we were all exploring this concept of...

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Why go to boarding school as a day student?

by Caitlin Garzi on 12/17/2015

There are plenty of private day schools out there, so if you’re planning on attending a private school as a day student, should you even consider places that are also home to boarding students?


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Do Boarding Schools Have Snow Days

by Caitlin Garzi on 12/03/2015

Do boarding schools have snow days? That’s one question every potential boarding school student wants to know! The answer is yes … and no.

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Five Historical Facts about Boarding Schools

by Caitlin Garzi on 11/13/2015

Boarding schools are pretty old and have been around for over a thousand years! Over all that time, some pretty cool facts have popped up. Here are five of them...

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