American Boarding Schools: The American Boarding School Experience

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Celeste Heiter
ThingsAsian Press, Jul 1, 2009 - Education - 205 pages
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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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Contents

Preparing to Study Abroad
73
My First Day
75
My First Day at School
76
My Two Roommates
78
Getting Acquainted
79
My Day
81
A Day in My Shoes
84
All Work and No PlayWhen I Need a Little R and R
87

Surviving in a New Culture
25
How to Deal with Homesickness
28
Educational Options for Students Who Learn Differently
31
The Importance of Immersion
37
The Military Academy
39
Essays by Boarding School Students
43
A Turning of the Tides
44
Preparing for College
46
Surviving in a Foreign Country
49
My Experience My Goodbye My Challenge
52
Onward and Upward
54
My Teacher My Friend
56
Evolution
58
Guilt
60
Advantages of Studying Abroad
63
Choosing a Boarding School
64
My Story
66
Subiaco Academy in the Land of Opportunity
68
How I Prepared Myself to Study Abroad
70
Life Beyond The Classrooms
89
Sports Throughout the Year
90
Extracurricular Activities
92
Making a Better Team
94
The Airport
96
Goldfish
98
I Make Rhythms
99
According to Philosophers Poets and Writers
101
Making the Onerous Simple
103
Secrets to Boarding School Success
105
Directory
107
Schools in Alphabetical Order
108
Schools by Region
196
Schools by Gender
198
Schools by Grade Level
200
Schools with ESL Programs
202
Schools with Postgraduate Programs
204
Glossary
205
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