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The Prep School News
Boarding School & Private School News, Profiles, Admission Advice & Testing Information. An archive of past issue is available.

A Japanese Student Studying in an American Boarding School
by Rie Otani 

Boarding school? Why the heck wouldn't I be at one?
by Timothy Weymouth

AQ's step-by-step look at the admission process
by Stewart Dunlop,
former Director of Admission
Brewster Academy & New Hampton School

Meet the Private School!
by Brian Fisher,
AdmissionsQuest, Inc.

January: Let's Apply!
by Brian Fisher,
AdmissionsQuest, Inc.

Application In: What to do while you wait.
by Brian Fisher,
AdmissionsQuest, Inc.

Private School Admission Process - Applying on Short Notice
by Brian Fisher,
AdmissionsQuest, Inc.

The Benefits of a Small Private School.
Marylou Marcus - Private School Admission Expert

Small Boarding Schools - Connection and Extension: Living and Learning in a Small Boarding School
by Brian Fisher

Finding the Right School
A Conversation with Andrew Churchill, Dean of Admission, New Hampton School
New Hampton, NH

Less Austerity, More Diversity at Prep School Today
by Victoria Goldman and Catherine Hausman
New York Times
(requires free registration)

Boarding School Review
Detailed profiles and student reviews of US boarding schools. Interactive tools help identify the best schools for you.
A collection of informational and admissions video from private secondary schools.

The goal of CITY PREP is to set students on a more equal intellectual footing with economically advantaged children, and prepare them for academic success in competitive public and private high schools.

Choosing a Special Education Facility for Your Child
Guidelines from The National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children

Independent Schools and the Free Market
A look at the differences between private and public schools.

Why Choose An Independent School Education?
From The Business Monthly

I'm going to high school. A Guide to the Private High School Admissions
A step-by-step workbook to assist middle school students who are interested in attending a private high school.  It takes a stressful, competitive, multiple-part  process and simplifies it by empowering the student  to make some personal determinations while  organizing, planning and managing the many tasks involved in this endeavor over an 18-month period. Click here to view a sample of this book.

Online Guide to Bay Area Private Schools
A comprehensive site for parents searching for private schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.

What are boarding schools?
An essay provided by the Association of Boarding Schools.

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