Graduate Admissions Blog

Category: Admissions

Brian Hogarth, Director, Museum Education Programs at Bank Street Graduate School of Education

The Many Roles of Educators in Museum and Cultural Organizations

It’s late spring, and, aside from finishing up the semester, many of us at Bank Street are also reviewing applications for next fall’s intake of new graduate students.  As program […]

Molly Waterman and Abigail Kerlin in 2023

Full Circle from Kindergarten to Bank Street Graduate School

When aspiring graduate student Molly Waterman sat down for her Bank Street admissions interview, she found herself face to face with her beloved kindergarten and first-grade teacher, Abigail Kerlin, who […]

Kevin B. Taylor

Seven Months In: A Reflection

For over two decades, I have overseen programming and admissions at many different institutions of higher education—large and small, private and public, rural, suburban, and urban —with programming that spanned […]

Peggy McNamara, Bank Street Graduate School of Education

Supportive Graduate School Experience

At Bank Street Graduate School of Education, we understand that the decision to pursue your educational career is a monumental one. You are committing many of your resources—time, money, and, […]

Anthony Conelli

How Do We Contextualize the Work of School Leadership?

We have many expectations for a school principal. We hold them accountable to a wide range of roles—from educational leader and staff manager to professional developer and even caregiver. It […]

Pamela Guarerra

A Mother’s Take on the Value of Child Life Specialists

Featuring a Q&A with Jessica Parise, GSE ’12, and Caroline Kenny, Current GSE student Long before I joined the Bank Street Graduate School of Education (GSE) staff in 2016, Bank […]

Emmett Cooper and Kevin B. Taylor

Let’s Talk About Financial Aid at Bank Street

We know that the very mention of the words “financial aid” and “FAFSA” (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) makes most people shudder and want to shut their laptops. But […]

Kristin Waters

Student Services: So What Exactly Is a One-Stop Student Center, Anyway?

Bank Street College launched a one-stop Student Center on July 1, 2020, to provide you with high-level student service related to your enrollment. Now, you may be thinking… “That’s great, […]

Emmett Cooper and Stephen Ostendorff

10 Myths About the FAFSA and Applying for Financial Aid at Bank Street*

At Bank Street, we understand that many potential students see the cost of tuition of a graduate program and immediately feel “sticker shock” —they aren’t sure they can afford to […]