About Boarding Schools

The overwhelming majority of my posts here on Admit This! have been focused on preparing for and getting into college via mainstream routes, specifically public schools. But what about private high schools, many of which require that students live on campus away from home? These, obviously, are known as boarding (or “prep”) schools. Perhaps one…

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Free Speech on Campus

I have always been a proponent of free thinking, especially when it comes to the concept of higher education. Although we all have certain ideological polarizations, a healthy attitude for approaching college might well be something like, “I know what I like and believe, but I am certainly willing to keep an open mind and…

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