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Choosing a School
The process of selecting an independent school can be challenging.
Researching schools, visiting your top choices, trying to imagine where you will be happiest (and most successful), and deciding where to enroll — it's all pretty daunting. That's why we're providing an insider's look at the process. Our experts offer advice on how to begin, what questions to ask, and how to find the right match. We work with teenagers like you and families like yours every day — and we love what we do. Feel free to contact us for even more insights, and let us help you find your future school.Steer the Interview Your Way with These 10 Tips.
Interviewing can make you feel nervous, but that's a good sign. It means you care about doing well. Your admission counselor is there to put you at ease. Take a deep breath and enjoy the conversation. Read more from Dean of Enrollment Claude Anderson.
Choosing a Boarding School? Weigh These 5 Factors. All boarding schools claim close student-faculty relationships and strong academic programs. To find a truly great match for a student, families should study what sets a school apart. Read more from Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh.
Get the Big Picture: What Goes on Outside the Classroom? Boarding schools offer a wide variety of cocurricular activities. Make sure you ask the hard questions and press for honest answers. Read more from Dean of Students Nicole Hager.