PREP Boarding – About


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Janet Morrice, PREP Boarding Founder

Janet Morrice understands the profound impact the right education can have on the lives of children and their families. She has navigated the world of private and independent schools as a parent, volunteer, founder, board member and admissions representative. During her several years working as the Admissions Associate at the prestigious St. Michaels University School, Janet worked closely with families from around the world but developed a special connection to Mexico. She created PREP and moved to Mexico in order to start a new adventure while pursuing her passion for bringing bright, inspiring and motivated students and incredible boarding schools together. Janet’s unique combination of experiences have led her to become an expert not only in how boarding schools select international students but how students can find the right school, create a strong application and navigate the process with their families. Now living and working out of Nuevo Vallarta, Janet travels frequently and works with schools and families throughout Mexico to help students arrange enriching and exciting boarding school experiences.

Career Highlights

  • Founded Kempenfelt Bay School, a co-educational, non-profit, private school for students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8, in Barrie, Ontario.
  • Spent 5 years on the Board of Governors at Glenlyon Norfolk School
  • Eight years as an Admissions Associate at St. Michaels University School.

Jayne Murray, Admissions Consultant

Jayne Murray has admitted hundreds of young students from Mexico over the past 18 years as Admission Director for two of the top boarding schools in Canada. "Developing extremely close relationships with families and getting to know all that I possibly can about each student is the key to a fantastic life-altering experience abroad..." says Jayne.

Jayne has spent the last couple of years as enrolment management consultant with Academic Edge in Nova Scotia, Canada which works closely with hundreds of boarding schools worldwide. A mother of three grown children, Jayne is thrilled to be meeting with young students in Mexico to share her extensive knowledge of schools and prepare them for the adventure of a lifetime!

Anaisa Alvarez, Assistant Admisones

Anaisa has a degree in Communication Sciences. For over 12 years Anaisa was the owner of an importing company dedicated to the nationwide distribution of toys; including sales to one of the most important stores in Mexico, Palacio de Hierro. For 15 years she has been in contact with children and youth in coordinating school events, craft fairs, bazaars and a member of the Association of American Schools in Mexico.  Anaisa served on the Board of Directors of the American School Foundation of over 1700 families and as a volunteer raising funds for school grants, organising art fairs, guided tours and many other school activities. She is the mother of 3 children; two in university and the youngest currently studying a year abroad. Anaisa faithfully believes in the globalisation of the world and the  goal of  educating world citizens. She  is happy to participate in enriching the lives of young Mexican students; supporting them in the great experience of living abroad.

About PREP Boarding

Professional Education Placement (PREP) serves families seeking an international education that balances academic and personal growth for their children. PREP works closely with a select group of schools in Canada, the United States and England that have established themselves as leaders in education with a balanced approach to academics, athletics, fine arts, leadership, service and a values-centered education. Prep Boarding helps each family to find the right school for them. With help from Prep Boarding, students can attend a boarding school that is a home away from home as well as a place to shine academically, pursue their passions and build memories and friendships that will last lifetime.


Admissions Consultant – part time PREP Boarding is seeking an experienced boarding school admissions professional to join our team. Ideally you are ready for semi-retirement and looking forward to spending some time each year in the warmth of the Mexican sun. If you have experience recruiting boarding students from Mexico and would like to learn more about this unique opportunity we would like to hear from you. Prep Boarding helps students and families from Mexico connect with top boarding schools around the world. We work as independent consultants and advisors on the admissions process and facilitate everything from applications and entrance testing to advising on the student visa process and travel recommendations. From the initial meeting with the family to checking in during our students first few months at their new boarding school, we provide personalized support throughout the process.  Prep Boarding is the creator of the PREP Passport, an online tool that simplifies applying to boarding schools, and the host of the PREP Boarding School Fair in Mexico City. Contact: Janet Saul Morrice;