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Inside the insanely competitive world of elite New York City preschools

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Inside the insanely competitive world of elite New York City preschools

Preschools in New York City are no joke - some parents hire preschool consultants and apply years in advance in the hopes that they can get their kid into a preschool that could cost as much as a college.
Many parents think that getting their kids into one of the “Baby Ivies” will help them get into one of the top private schools for kindergarten through senior year - then off to a top university.
Here's a glance into the insanely competitive world of the most prestigious NYC preschools .
It is not easy to get into the schools known as the “ Baby Ivies .” No, I'm not talking about a set of elite secondary prep schools. I am talking about a process that sometimes starts in utero - the process of getting into a prestigious preschool.
In New York City , some parents will gladly spend thousands of dollars to have a preschool consultant help streamline the process of getting their children into a preschool that costs $20,000 a year or more, like Horace Mann's full-time nursery school for three-year-olds that...

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