Top 10 Boarding School Blog Posts from 2010!
We expanded to feature new voices and perspectives during 2010 and we’re pleased that many new contributors made this top-ten list. Enjoy any that you might have missed.
“…one seven footer on a team- rare; two seven footers on a team- almost never; two seven foot brothers on a team?”
Sim and Tanveer Bhullar arrive at The Kiski School as the school makes a push into more competitive basketball. Lead by new coach Daryn Freedman, Sim and Tanveer are part of a new wave of athletes on the team.
Why consider a boarding school? We give you five quick, great reasons.
Athletic PG programs help students build successful academic routines, improve grades and test scores and provide an extra year of athletic maturation.
One of the boarding school world’s great places, Milton Hershey School dedicates itself to providing first class opportunities to students whose background and family finances would normally keep boarding school beyond their educational opportunities. Milton Hershey’s fortune allows the school to serves as the consistent environment for students needing a healthy living and academic environment.
New York Military Academy alumni and supports rally to save the school from a threatened closing.
Pingree ice hockey goalie Trevor Leahy invents Goalie Flage, camoflage for goalie pads.
Quick, simple advice as applicants work on their admission essays, “An essay is not good because of the topic but because of the voice. … Students need only to recall the difference between two simple concepts — showing and telling…”
Just as there is a college for everyone, there is a boarding school for everyone. We don’t have a boarding school ranking list because every school appeals to and works best with a different kind of student.
The admission interview carries a different amount of weight in the admission process at each school to which you will apply, but make no mistake, the interview is an important part of determining if you will be accepted to boarding school. Follow these 5 tips from Brendan Schneider, Director of Admission & Financial Aid at Sewickley Academy, and you’ll be guaranteed to have a great interview: Research, Connect, Reverse, Complete, Breathe.
Baylor School answers the four most common questions their admission office receives from families.