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Do I need Volunteer Service on my High School Transcript?

by Stacy Jagodowski on 10/17/2016

Many high schools have community service requirements for graduation, but do you really need volunteer hours to get into college?

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Philanthropy at Private Schools: A Culture of Giving Back

by Stacy Jagodowski on 12/01/2015

Did you know that an important part of the private school culture is the concept of philanthropy?

In fact, most private schools, both boarding schools and day schools, are registered non-profit...

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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...

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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...

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10 Things to Do at New England Boarding Schools

by Stacy Jagodowski on 08/13/2014

Boarding school students are often asked why they chose this alternative to public schools. In general, boarding school provides students with more opportunities and experiences, provides a...

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What is Boarding School?

by Stacy Jagodowski on 06/18/2014

It’s the best time of your life!

Many parents and students find themselves asking the question, “What is boarding school?” while trying to plan the best education options for students. For those...

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Cheshire Academy is Sustainable!

by Carrie Moores on 09/24/2013
 Every effort helps!


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Reason #91: Community Weekends

by suadmin on 12/13/2012

Community Weekend!

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Reason #97: Community Service

by suadmin on 07/02/2012
Cheshire Prep!
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