Does boarding school prepare you for college? This is a common question asked by students and their parents, and it’s one that The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) has researched thoroughly. The answer may surprise you.
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When looking at options for high school, many students look to schools in the Northeast, which is home to 140 boarding schools. According to Boarding School Review, that means that nearly half of the boarding schools in the US are located in this region. In this blog series, we’ll look at boarding schools in the Northeastern part of the country, and what sets them apart from other schools. First up, boarding schools in New England.
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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
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