High School and Boarding School Admissions
Phoenix middle school students who have goals of getting into the best colleges in the nation may have a competitive edge if they attend highly selective private schools in Arizona or boarding schools in other states. Attending a competitive private high school makes students stand out, gives them unique opportunities, can offer more attention, and may up students’ chances of admission to the college of their dreams. It is difficult to gain admission into these private high schools, and many require that you submit detailed applications. If you have the help of the expert admissions and educational counselors at Going Ivy, you may improve your chances of getting accepted into a top private school in Phoenix or one of the elite private boarding schools that are known to send large percentages of their students to the Ivy League colleges.
How Going Ivy Can Help with Getting into Selective High Schools in Arizona
Going Ivy is made up of a team of academic experts who are graduates of Brophy College Preparatory and Xavier College Preparatory as well as the most elite colleges in the U.S., including Harvard. Our perspective and experience provides us with a unique ability to help our students with gaining admission into Xavier, Brophy, Notre Dame Preparatory, Phoenix Country Day School and many other elite private and public high schools across Arizona.
We are able to help middle school students with choosing the right classes. Going Ivy has the best academic tutors to help our students when they need extra assistance in difficult classes so that they are able to maintain the highest grade point averages. Our educational consultants are also able to assist parents and students with researching the different high schools so that they might find the schools that best fit the needs and unique personalities of the students. We can help students prepare for entrance exams with one-on-one support. And when the time to apply draws near, we are able to help our students with organizing their materials so that they are able to showcase themselves in a way that is most likely to help them to gain admission.
Going Ivy’s Help with Getting into the Most Selective High Schools in the U.S.
If you have your sights set on getting admitted into one of the most selective boarding schools in the nation, Going Ivy is also able to help you with that goal. As a premier academic tutoring, counseling and admissions company, we have former admissions officers, expert counselors and world-class tutors on our team. We understand that some of the most selective boarding schools in the country are nearly as difficult to get into as are the colleges of the Ivy League.
Phillips Exeter reported that it accepted 17.8 percent of the students who applied for admission in 2016 and Choate’s acceptance rate is 18 percent. These low admissions rates demonstrate that getting into a highly selective private school may be almost as difficult as getting into an Ivy League school or another selective college. While it may be hard to get into one of these schools, gaining admission may help you with your college applications in a few short years.
Some of these schools are known as ‘feeder’ schools because of the high percentages of graduates that they send to such schools as Princeton, Cornell, Harvard, Yale and others. It is clear that attending a highly selective private boarding school can give applicants an edge when they apply to Ivy League schools and other elite colleges in the U.S. Attending an elite private high school can truly prepare you for college life and classes, whereas weaker high schools might not have the resources to prepare all students for the next step in education. Applicants who have graduated from rigorous, selective private high schools are given additional consideration by admissions officers because the curricula at these schools are rigorous.
Going Ivy is are equipped to help our students with the comprehensive process of getting these elite private boarding schools and more:
- Cate School, Carpinteria, California
- Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut
- Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts
- Georgetown Preparatory School, North Bethesda, Maryland
- The Governor’s Academy, Byfield, Massachusetts
- Groton School, Groton, Massachusetts
- The Hotchkiss School, Lakeview, Connecticut
- The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
- Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts
- The Milton School, Milton, Massachusetts
- Peddie School, Hightstown, New Jersey
- Phillips Academy Andover, Andover, Massachusetts
- Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire
- St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire
- The Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut
- The Thacher School, Ojai, California
Whether you are wanting to get accepted into a private school in Phoenix or away from home, Going Ivy can help.
The Going Ivy Difference: Getting Accepted into Selective Private Schools
Going Ivy is a top choice for help with gaining admission into elite high schools because of our unique approach to helping our students. We focus on the individual needs and personalities of our students and take a holistic view of the process. We understand that getting accepted into a private high school is one step along the way to gaining admission into a top college in the future.
We help our middle school students and their families with every step of the process. We can help you with choosing the best classes and with securing the top grades in your classes. We teach strong organizational skills so that you are able to handle the demands of your classes more easily. We are here to help you throughout your entrance exam preparation and private school application process, and we can also guide you throughout your high school years so that you will be positioned to do well on your ACT or SAT and submit the best possible college applications.
Contact Going Ivy Today
At Going Ivy, we have a strong record of success with helping our students to get into the most selective high schools in Phoenix and in the U.S. We also have worked with scores of students to get accepted into the colleges of their dreams. We offer all of our prospective students and their families the chance to participate in free, no-obligation initial consultations. You can use your appointment to learn more about the help that we can offer so you can make a more-informed decision. Contact Going Ivy today to learn more.
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