Salisbury School: Admissions Blog

How to Afford Boarding School - Advice from Salisbury's Director of Financial Aid

Posted by Tom Spinella on November 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM

 One of the major questions for families considering boarding school is, "Can we afford it?" Our Admissions Office knows that the cost of a boarding school education is an incredible investment, and that the financial aid process can be daunting. 

In this post, our Director of Financial Aid breaks down the financial aid application process and shares some of Salisbury's financial aid statistics.  We also offer this quick reference PDF, designed to use as a tool to make the process easier for you.

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Topics: Boarding School, Applying, Financial Aid

The Resounding Relevance of a Single-Gender School

Posted by Bill Warder on October 12, 2020 at 10:00 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

Acing Your Virtual Interview: 7 Tips from a Prep School Admissions Officer

Posted by Sarah Scoville on September 29, 2020 at 10:15 AM

Preparing for a school admissions interview can seem daunting, especially in our current circumstances where we find ourselves meeting admissions officers in a virtual space.  Here are seven tips to help prepare for the big moment.

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Topics: Boarding School, Applying, Interview

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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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