Salisbury School: Admissions Blog

Rolling Admissions After Traditional Application Deadlines

Posted by Bill Warder on May 4, 2021 at 10:12 AM

The traditional application deadline has come and gone, but your family has an interest in pursuing boarding schools.  Is it too late?  This blog post takes a look at applying to prep schools after standard deadlines.

While there may be the risk that a school does not have certain enrollment openings based on grade, almost all boarding schools will admit and enroll new students during the late spring and summer months.  And, in fact, most schools will tell you that they interview and enroll some of their top applicants during this time period.  Strategic admissions offices plan for this. 

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Topics: school applications, Boarding School, Applying, Financial Aid, Interview, Learning Center

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

Posted by Sarah Scoville on February 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM

You've clicked submit and are waiting for March 10 when admissions decisions will be released. You may be one of the many students wondering, should I follow up on my application? In this post, 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 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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