Salisbury School: Admissions Blog

Rolling Admissions Space After April 10

Posted by Peter Gilbert, P'18, '20 on Apr 18, 2019 10:10:00 AM

The March 10 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 April 10.

While there may be the risk that a school does not have certain enrollment openings based on grade or gender, 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 of this.  Even in June, Salisbury School will spaces for the fall of 2019, just like we have for the last twenty years.

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

Character Matters: Measuring Character Skills in the Admissions Process

Posted by Peter Gilbert, P'18, '20 on Dec 27, 2018 10:28:00 AM

Salisbury School was founded and built on what was once a family owned, hard-working farm in the heart of New England and the western Connecticut hills.  We can imagine that our founders and those who worked the soil before us would be proud that, as a top-ranked boys boarding school in the twenty first century, our “north star” simply remains "character."  The words "Salisbury Gentleman" and "Esse Quam Videri" mean as much today...albeit they seem more counter culture than ever.

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

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