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How to choose the best boarding school for your sport

by Cody Barbierri on 12/21/2016

Whether you're going to be a ninth grader or have decided to do a postgraduate year, you're here because you've decided that you want to participate in a particular competitive sport. Below we...

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Deciding Between Athletic Scholarship Offers

by Caitlin Garzi on 10/12/2016

If you’ve received athletic scholarship offers from more than one college and are trying to make a decision, you’ve come to the right place! First off, congratulations! Getting an athletic...

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5 Ways to Get Noticed by College Coaches

by Cody Barbierri on 09/27/2016

You’re a high school athlete and you’ve started to think about college. Not only to do you want to attend, but you also want to play a collegiate sport. However, you don’t know the correct way to...

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3 Reasons to Play College Sports

by Cody Barbierri on 09/14/2016

If you’re coming out of middle school or early on in your high school athletic career, you may not have given much thought to playing collegiate sports. Why would you want to? Well, there are...

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4 Reasons to Play High School Sports

by Cody Barbierri on 09/01/2016

If you’re not one of the students who plays high school sports for the sheer love of the game, then you might be on the fence on whether you should play or not. The reality is there are a host of...

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What to expect after you enroll at boarding schools in the US

by Stacy Jagodowski on 04/14/2016

Congratulations, you have applied to, been accepted at, and enrolled in one of the top boarding schools in the US! Now what? Here’s what you can expect:

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Top 10 Best Boarding Schools Blogs from 2015

by Stacy Jagodowski on 02/02/2016

What a year! We’ve tallied the numbers and assembled the top 10 best boarding schools blogs from 2015. From applying to boarding school and finding the best school for you to preparing for the...

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Is a PG year right for you?

by Stacy Jagodowski on 11/05/2015

  Cheshire Academy's PG students recently visited Metlife Stadium.

It’s your senior year, and you’re thinking about college. Are you ready? Not all high school seniors are, and there’s a program...

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5 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Colleges

by Cody Barbierri on 09/14/2015

Social media can get a bad rap. With everything we see in the news around bullying and trolls, it's no wonder. But social media can also be used to promote your academic and even athletic careers...

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Top 5 benefits to playing boarding school sports

by Stacy Jagodowski on 09/03/2015

An exciting part of attending boarding school is getting involved in sports. Like most public high schools, boarding schools offer robust and competitive athletics opportunities for both the...

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Preparing for high school sports: preseason tips

by Stacy Jagodowski on 07/28/2015

It’s summer time, which for most means fun in the sun and relaxation. But, if you plan on being a competitive athlete at boarding school in the fall, you want to stay in shape and prepare for your...

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Preparing For Pre-Season: Making the Most of Back to School Sports for Athletes

by Carrie Moores on 08/28/2014

As many student-athletes return to campus this week to begin fall practices, here are a few helpful tips to make sure you hit the ground running for pre-season (and if you aren't excited to play a

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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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6 Tips to Decide if a Postgraduate Year is Right for You

by Carrie Moores on 03/19/2014
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