Begin Application

The Student Center Blog


Recent Posts

Let’s Share How Independent Schools Give Back - #ISGivingTuesday #GivingTuesday

by suadmin on 12/01/2014

Author's Update - Summer 2016: Thanks to all the schools who joined us for our successful #ISGivingTuesday chat in 2014 and 2015. We look forward to hosting the next #ISGivingTuesday on November...

Read More

Do I Need Volunteer Work on My High School Transcript?

by suadmin on 10/06/2014

Volunteer work can be both personally rewarding and also highlight your work ethic on a high school resume. Being able to list community service when you apply to colleges—and even while filling...

Read More

Make the Most of a PG Year

by suadmin on 09/03/2014

It's fairly common for students to sign up for an extra year of high school at a private school that offers a post graduate (PG) year. Almost all boarding schools in New England offer some form of...

Read More

3 Tips for Making the Most of Your On-Campus Visit

by suadmin on 07/30/2014

Planning to visit boarding school campuses or attend an open house or two this fall? Here are three easy ways to maximize your visit and discover if the academic and social environment is right...

Read More

4 Little Known Supplementary Programs Offered by Private Schools

by suadmin on 07/23/2014

The secret to getting the most out of your boarding school experience lies in taking advantage of the specialty programs offered throughout the year.

Most private schools in Connecticut and New...

Read More

Living On Campus: A Day in the Life of a Boarding Student

by suadmin on 05/07/2014

Many students considering going away to boarding school usually have one major question on their minds: What’s it like to be a boarder?

Read More

5 Little Known Facts About Boarding School, Part II

by suadmin on 04/23/2014

1. Boarding schools are family friendly. A boarding school is a 24/7 environment, so don’t be surprised to see entire families living on campus, eating with you in the dining hall, coaching you on...

Read More

5 Little Known Facts About Boarding School Life, Part 1

by suadmin on 04/16/2014

1. Boarding schools are diverse.

Read More

Revisiting a Boarding School: What to Look For

by suadmin on 03/17/2014
Many boarding schools host revisit days. Find out how to get the most out of a revisit day!
Read More

Congratulations to Our Recently Accepted Students!

by suadmin on 03/14/2014
What's your #CAhappydance?
Read More

…But What Do Students Do in the Winter?

by suadmin on 03/07/2014
Read More

Swimming at CA!

by suadmin on 02/26/2014


Read More

Catch Up With The ScratchUp!

by suadmin on 02/25/2014
Our New Community Blog, The ScratchUp!
Read More

Our New Town Scholar!

by suadmin on 01/30/2014

A HUGE Cheshire Academy welcome to current eighth grader Nadya Ponthempilly ‘18, who was chosen as our Town Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year!

Read More

Get a Taste of Classes at CA

by suadmin on 01/16/2014

Choosing a secondary school can be a confusing process. Of course you want to pick the school that is the very best fit for you. Sure, you can get a good feel for schools by taking a tour of the...

Read More

Most Popular Posts

Subscribe to Email Updates

Media Gallery