We know that parents understand their children better than anyone; however, choosing a school that will nurture and encourage them as they grow can be a daunting task. Murphy and Ritchie has successfully helped many families with these difficult but exciting decisions. We offer any level of support from an hour’s consultation to answer your most pressing questions, to more comprehensive and curated packages.
MAXIMIZING CURRENT SCHOOL
We believe that education should be a source of inspiration, not anxiety. Learning should be fun, and challenge should be a positive concept. We are committed to working closely with clients to nurture and maximize the school experience. We coach our clients, making sure that they take advantage of the opportunities provided by their school. Use us as a link to resources in the community such as tutors, psychologists and speech pathologists. We also give advice on co-curricular activities. Murphy and Ritchie want your child to thrive every step of the way.
We offer workshops and information sessions for parents and/or students. Areas of interest include CEGEP information, options and applications, US, Canadian and UK applications to prep schools or universities, essay writing, interview skills, portfolio development and résumé building.
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY PLANNING
In order to plan well for post-secondary education, university should be part of the conversation by the time grade 10 course selections are made. By planning early, you can prevent your child from missing out on important opportunities that could later affect his or her academic choices, as well as ensuring that he or she will be an attractive applicant. Murphy and Ritchie will be on hand to guide you through this exciting process.
The quality and availability of schools are major factors in a family’s decision to relocate. As native Montrealers, we value and understand the city’s unique education system. We advise clients on Bill 115, Quebec’s charter of the French language and eligibility laws. We are also experienced in helping companies provide professional educational advice and assistance to local or relocating employees, or prospective employees. We offer numerous levels of service to these corporate clients ranging from individualized hourly consultation to platinum concierge services.