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American Boarding Schools The American Boarding School Experience

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ISBN-10: 1934159026

ISBN-13: 9781934159026

Edition: N/A

Authors: Celeste Heiter

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Description:

This book gathers together in one place all the information necessary for parents and students to make informed decisions on attending a boarding school in the United States. Essays by admission professionals, teachers, student counselors as well as currently enrolled international students outline how the admission process works, how to choose the right school, how to get admitted, and what to expect once you are in.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: ThingsAsian Press
Publication date: 7/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 205
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

A Word from the Editor
Essays by Admissions Directors
Why Boarding School?
Choosing the Right Boarding School
The American Boarding School Experience
Considering a North American Boarding School
Getting In
Navigating an Online Application
Surviving in a New Culture
How to Deal with Homesickness
Educational Options for Students Who Learn Differently
The Importance of Immersion
The Military Academy
Essays by Boarding School Students
A Turning of the Tides
Onward and Upward: Preparing for College
Surviving in a Foreign Country
My Experience, My Goodbye, My Challenge
Onward and Upward
My Teacher, My Friend
Evolution
Guilt
Advantages of Studying Abroad
Choosing a Boarding School
Choosing a Boarding School: My Story
Subiaco Academy in the Land of Opportunity
How I Prepared Myself to Study Abroad
Preparing to Study Abroad
My First Day
My First Day at School
My Two Roommates
Getting Acquainted
My Day
A Day in My Shoes
All Work and No Play-When I Need a Little R and R
Life Beyond The Classrooms
Sports Throughout the Year
Life Beyond the Classroom: Extracurricular Activities
Sportsmanship: Making a Better Team
The Airport
Goldfish
I Make Rhythms
According to Philosophers, Poets, and Writers
Making the Onerous Simple
Secrets to Boarding School Success
Directory
Schools in Alphabetical Order
Schools by Region
Schools by Gender
Schools by Grade Level
Schools with ESL Programs
Schools with Postgraduate Programs
Schools for Special Needs
Glossary