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Six Ways to Stay Professional on Social Media

Is it even possible to use social media, protect your professional reputation and remain true to your personality and friendships? Yes, though it [...]
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What to Do If You Miss The Application Deadline

Did you miss the application deadline for the private New England boarding school you think is perfect? It may still all work out for you. Schools [...]

College Admissions – The Trends We’re Seeing Today

Some 50 educational leaders and friends of The Winchendon School gathered for a lively conversation in Manhattan earlier this month to discuss [...]
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What to Wear To Your Private School Interview

If you have a private school interview coming up, congratulations! In the days leading up to the interview, many students wonder not only about what [...]
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When to Apply to Boarding School: A Timeline

When it comes to the boarding school application process, it’s best to start thinking about applying at least a year in advance. At The Winchendon [...]
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How to Improve Your GPA for Boarding School

Half of the academic marking period is over, but it's not too late to turn over a new leaf. Whether you are considering applying to boarding school [...]

How To Stay In Touch With Your Son At Boarding School

BYou did it! You toured, found the right-fit school, interviewed, your son completed the application process and moved into his dorm to start his [...]

Tips for Staying In-Touch with your Daughter when She’s at Boarding School

Congratulations! Your daughter is off to boarding school where she’ll be surrounded by new intellectual opportunities, have access to world class [...]

How to Tell Your Family You REALLY Want to Go to Boarding School

Change can be hard. It’s especially hard for families who know eventually their child(ren) will move out of the family home and start living [...]
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What is a post-graduate year?

A post-graduate year is when a high school senior enrolls in high school for an extra year before heading to college. PG years fall smack in between [...]