Salisbury School: Admissions Blog

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

Posted by Sarah Scoville on February 12, 2024 at 11:50 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

Then, Now, Always: A tradition of excellence in boys’ education

Posted by Sarah Scoville on December 5, 2023 at 10:44 AM

What makes a good education? Perhaps the best education is one that builds on a tradition of excellence while incorporating the necessary changes to remain forward thinking and looking. It’s one that considers the student holistically and provides pathways for their physical, mental and personal development. One that prioritizes values and steadfastness in an environment that encourages strong character and leadership.

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Topics: Boarding School, Applying, All Boys School, Athletics, Curriculum, Culture, Community

The Value of an Extra Year: Reclassifying

Posted by Sarah Scoville on November 8, 2023 at 10:06 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, reclassifying, particularly for a boy, reaps benefits that pay dividends in the future. 

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

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

Posted by Bill Warder on October 6, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Preparing for a school admissions interview can seem daunting.  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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