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What does my admissions decision mean?

Posted by Sarah Scoville on Feb 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM

Boarding school admissions decisions will soon be released.  This can be a stressful time for many students and families, and there is sure to be a mix of emotions as schools notify individuals of their decisions.  In this blog, we take a look at the admissions decisions you may receive and what to do next. 

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Topics: Application, Applying, Financial Aid

Should I follow up on my application?....And Other Admissions FAQ

Posted by Sarah Scoville on Jan 16, 2020 8:47:49 AM

Salisbury's Feb 1 application deadline is fast approaching.  You are ready to click submit and prepare to wait until March 10 for admissions decisions to be released.  You may be one of the many students wondering, should I follow up on my application? In this article, we'll tackle some of the most commonly asked questions admissions offices get after applications are submitted. 

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Topics: Boarding School, Applying, Interview

Acing Your Prep School Interview: Tips from an Admissions Officer

Posted by Sarah Scoville on Oct 15, 2019 10:20:00 AM

Visiting a school for an interview can seem daunting and can leave incoming students nervous.  Here are a few tips to help prepare for the big day.

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Topics: Boarding School, Applying, Interview

The Value of a Repeat Year

Posted by Sarah Scoville on Oct 3, 2019 10:02:06 AM

"An extra year of school?"

"I'm being held back?"

"Won't I have to take all the same classes?"

Often the idea of repeating a year of school is associated with a negative stigma and looked at as a punishment.  However, repeating a year of school, particularly for a boy, reaps benefits that pay dividends in the future. 

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

Why Boarding? - The Benefits of a Boarding School

Posted by Sarah Scoville on Sep 17, 2019 10:14:00 AM

Considering a boarding school option can be an emotionally difficult decision for both parents and students.  Parting with family and friends and establishing new friendships doesn't come easily to everyone.  So why even consider making such sacrifices?  What is it about the boarding school experience that can complement your educational formation so well?  Here, we take a look at the value of the boarding environment at Salisbury School.  

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Topics: Boarding School, All Boys School

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It is here that we will share interesting articles, tips and stories that relate to secondary school admissions. Our goal is to demystify the admissions process and to provide advice and guidance.

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