Every week I write about the benefits of boarding schools, but what I haven’t shared are my own reasons for choosing boarding school versus public school. I attended my local public schools through the end of my ninth grade year, but enrolled as a day student at a local boarding school beginning in tenth grade. While I can’t speak for everyone, I can give you my answer to one of the most common questions asked: are boarding schools better than public schools?
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Congratulations, you have applied to, been accepted at, and enrolled in one of the top boarding schools in the US! Now what? Here’s what you can expect: Continue reading What to expect after you enroll at boarding schools in the US
How do I find boarding schools near me? That’s a common question asked by people searching for the best boarding schools, but who also want to stay close to home. Fortunately, we have three sites with detailed search options that will help you find boarding schools close to home. Continue reading How do I find boarding schools near me
It’s spring time, and that means boarding schools have sent out their acceptance decisions. Many students apply to multiple schools, which means the potential to receive several acceptances! This can be very exciting, but it also means you have to make some difficult decisions. Don’t fear though, we’ve got three tips that can help you figure out the best boarding school to attend. Continue reading Picking the Best Boarding School
There’s still a large segment of the population that isn’t familiar with boarding schools and their benefits. So it’s not surprising when you hear parents ask, are boarding schools good for children? The answer? Definitely. Let’s look at why.
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