Welcome to our Admissions Blog. 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. Please share these pages with others! The content does not apply solely to Salisbury School.
Numerous factors will be taken into account when choosing a secondary school for your son; size, curriculum offerings, athletic prowess, academic support, school culture. But no characteristic is more fixed than a school's location.
As helmets line the gym awaiting the late-summer arrival of our preseason football players, I can’t help but recall my own memories of the nervous, excited energy that brewed throughout the summer ahead of returning to the field with the boys of fall. I can hear my coaches’ voices. To this day, their messaging remains some of the strongest and most valuable I’ve received. Their wisdom, their praise, their criticism and their guidance; their words were not just applicable to the game, but to life.
The decision to attend boarding school can be a difficult one. Every school is unique and every applicant's needs and goals are different. Finding the right "fit" is key. In this blog, we take a closer look at the academic, athletic, extracurricular and personal growth reasons for choosing Salisbury.
Students at the nation’s top independent schools live rich and full lives. During their daily routine, students cram in a challenging array of courses, athletic practices, extracurricular commitments, community service work, and a demanding homework load. Although there is an extraordinary sense of accomplishment that accompanies this packed schedule, the epidemic of overscheduling and high-anxiety environments affecting teenagers can stifle creativity.