Salisbury School: Admissions Blog

Peter Gilbert, P'18, '20

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The Welcome Presence of Chinese Students

Posted by Peter Gilbert, P'18, '20 on Dec 2, 2019 1:09:00 PM

There are some universal truths for applicants, no matter what country a student is from; a student wants to find the right match academically and socially, be challenged and supported, and have a positive outcome result.  

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Topics: All Boys School, International

Redefining “Connectivity” for Boys

Posted by Peter Gilbert, P'18, '20 on Nov 13, 2019 8:21:59 AM

At the 2018 Independent Educational Consultant Association conference, Dr. Jean M. Twenge presented her findings that were published in her book, iGen, Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy-and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood. The statistics she shares are remarkable and concerning. We all have read similar research.  Just recently, one of our boarding school colleagues led an excellent, similarly themed workshop at the annual TABS conference. Obviously, this topic is “front of mind” with educators right now.

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Topics: Boarding School, All Boys School, Academics, technology

The Resounding Relevance of a Single-Gender School

Posted by Peter Gilbert, P'18, '20 on Sep 24, 2019 11:13:00 AM

In a supportive and engaging single-sex environment, students establish a foundation for making responsible decisions, forge healthy relationships and step out of their comfort zone to explore their full potential both inside and outside of the classroom.    

Renowned educators and psychologists have published volumes on the value of a single-sex education. While young men can and do excel in many types of educational institutions, schools designed for boys nurture confidence and inspire growth, while fostering academic success and the development of a young man of character in a balanced and supportive setting.   How do single-sex schools foster this personal growth and development?: 

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Topics: Boarding School, Application, Applying, All Boys School

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