Working Through Boarding School Homesickness

Homesick studentMost schools are now a week, or two, into the school year. For new boarding school students, the age old affliction — homesickness — is manifesting itself.

If you’re a teacher, parent, or grandparent with a homesick student, we’ve got a great resource to help you understand what your student is going through and how you, and your school, can help your student become comfortable, focused and invested, Homesickness: Challenges of Building New Bonds

Perfectly understandable, homesickness is something all us have gone through in leaving home to live somewhere else for a prolonged time.

Camp, boarding school, college each carries us from the confines and safety net of our family. Although most love and cherish their boarding school experiences, going away to boarding school- leaving family and friends behind can be a difficult growing experience.

Our guide can help you coach your student through homesickness as well know when to to become concerned.

Brian Fisher

A product of both private and public education, Brian Fisher served as a teacher, coach, dorm parent, and administrator at three different boarding schools. Brian also fills the role of Director of Development at Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School, in NH along with being a partner at AdmissionsQuest.

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