Summer programs, generally taken one or two summers prior to enrollment, enable parents and students to get a taste of the boarding school experience.
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Our Associate program is designed for those individuals and organizations - not eligible for traditional membership - which serve, study, or otherwise are deeply involved in the TABS community of schools.
Peruse a list of professional organizations, networks and advocates all engaged in the support and advancement of the boarding school community.
TABS sponsorships come in all shapes and sizes to better serve you, our sponsors, regardless of your target market or budget. View our current Signature and Red Level sponsors.
Each year, TABS identifies and partners with a charitable organization serving young people in profound, inspiring, and innovative ways.
DonorsChoose.org makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need.
Nurturing Minds provides support to programs improving access to quality education for girls in Tanzania.
George Stevens AcademyBlue Hill, Maine, USA
Foxcroft SchoolMiddleburg, Virginia, USA
Interlochen Arts AcademyInterlochen, Michigan, USA
St. Margaret's School - VirginiaTappahannock, Virginia, USA
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Use this handy checklist to make sure you cover all the bases. Save it or print it to make things easier.
Find schools you're interested in and contact them immediately. Many schools have fixed admission calendars with set dates for receiving your application, so get those dates ASAP. After those conversations, you can set the timetable for your applications. Make sure to ask if schools accept the TABS Admission Application or the Secondary School Admissions Test Board standard application-they're real time savers.
You'll need to take one or more tests to apply to boarding school. Make sure to ask your chosen schools what they require. Common tests include:
Complete your application, make a copy for records and send it off to your chosen schools. Follow up with your current school and those recommending you to make sure they submit transcripts and letters on time.
Discover what funding may be right for you, and make sure your parents or guardians complete the aid, loan and scholarship applications you need to submit.
That's it. Now you just wait to hear back from schools and plan the party for when acceptance letters start rolling in.
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