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Finally! An easy way of searching for schools!

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“Which is the best Asian restaurant in Jubilee Hills?”

“Google it.”

“Hey! What’s the meaning of Brobdingnagian?”

“Google it.”

“How far is Kukatpally from Secunderabad?

“Google it.”

“Which is the best CBSE school in Madhapur?”

You will have to make some calls, visit some schools, ask people in the neighborhood, and scratch your head, go through a lot of hassle, and then decide tentatively because you aren’t yet aware of Yellow Slate.

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Google is the answer for everything today, helping us choose everything from a restaurant to an apparel store and the next movie to watch. For entertainment, shopping, traveling, and sight-seeing, we all heavily rely on the World Wide Web. It has spoiled us for choice and has made the decision-making process extremely easy. The fact that a majority of the population has access to the Internet has coaxed the formation of multiple startups that cater to specific needs, thereby making our lives easy.

However, one tremendously crucial aspect has been left untouched over the year – finding a good school. To this day in 2019, where all answers are seconds away, parents go through the traditional process of making calls and visiting schools. The Internet may be able to give a superficial idea about schools in a particular locality but exploring infrastructure, curriculum, facilities, and educational methods within a few seconds is nigh impossible even today. In fact, besides the name and location, there is no other information about many schools in Hyderabad. Due to this, the schools and parents miss out equally.

This is, in fact, surprising because school search is a huge concern for every parent. It is a decision that affects children in a significant way. No parent wants to take this lightly but would be delighted to find an alternative route that’s relatively easy!

Say hello to Yellow Slate!

Yellow Slate is your answer to all the problems we just worded. It is a dedicated platform only for schools that benefits parents and institutions equally. The concept of Yellow Slate is to provide parents with all the details they could ask for about schools. This includes filtering by location, comparing schools based on curriculum, going through all their facilities, and ultimately contacting schools they like.

They can find the best schools in Hyderabad or even filter the top international schools in Hyderabad offering the IB curriculum, best schools in Jubilee Hills, top IGCSE schools in Hyderabad, etc. In other words, parents can get as specific as they want to and significantly reduce the amount of time they take to search for a school.

Once parents shortlist the schools and fill the respective contact forms, the platform notifies the schools with the details of the parents so that they proceed from there. This enables them to close an admission.

So, in a nutshell, Yellow Slate has turned the hassle-prone process of finding a school into a seamless, worry-free process. In other words, it is the Google for schools!You’re welcome, parents!

A little more about Yellow Slate

The platform started operations in Hyderabad in 2017, covering almost all schools in the city. It has also spread its wings to Vizag and Bangalore, and plans on expanding to Chennai, Mumbai, and other cities to establish a pan India presence.

The team is 50+ members strong and has already worked with some of the best schools in Hyderabad, helping them grow by garnering admissions through digital marketing. They are experts in this space and rank among the top 3 at the moment. After such resounding success, it is not surprising that they decided to enter the education space and explore it fully, giving parents & schools a common platform that spells convenience.

The website has a very easy interface that just anyone can use. It has been built keeping even the not-really-tech-savvy parents in mind. Parents can search for various schools directly in the listing or filter their preferences and shortlist schools that fit their requirements. They can, of course, fill in a form to contact schools they like. The platform also has hundreds of blogs about various schools,

covering important information such as curriculum, facilities, infrastructure, fee structure, and academics. This makes a parent’s job even easier.

Yellow Slate Team

Yellow Slate also invites schools to share their details such as phone number and address to list them on the website, thus helping them reach a wide audience. They also have a dedicated dashboard that enables them to see the activity on their listing.

Bottom-line

In a world where everything happens in milliseconds, the process of school admissions is still painstakingly archaic. Yellow Slate is a huge step forward and is on its way to change the way we choose schools.

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Arpita Soma

Arpita is a huslter at Yograd.com , an avid reader and a social media enthusiast. She is very passionate about making graduates more 'employable' and women ' empowered'. When she gets some time off her startup, she is busy working on ticking off things from her bucket list . She also loves to write and blogs at www.myapplemartini.blogspot.in

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