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Why So Many Male Students are Falling Behind in School

Why So Many Male Students are Falling Behind in School

  Given all the news about male students falling behind in school and college, you may be wondering if there is a boy crisis in education. Learn more about the biological differences, why this is happening in schools, and check out the ways some private schools...

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Benefits of Switching Mid-Year to a Boarding School

Benefits of Switching Mid-Year to a Boarding School

Transferring to a boarding school mid-year does have many benefits. Enrolling mid-year gives students the chance to create a new circle of friends, improve grades, and develop greater independence in preparation for college. The importance of boarding school versus...

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How Gen Z is Changing Higher Education

How Gen Z is Changing Higher Education

Generation Z expresses different priorities with respect to their educational goals. Learn more about what makes them different and how they are changing higher education.    Their viewpoints on education, finances, stress, technology, and social issues might...

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How to Talk about Boarding School with Your Son

How to Talk about Boarding School with Your Son

Thinking about boarding school? Whether you are the parent or the son, the process of discussing boarding school requires open communication, exploration, and building consensus.  First, we will present the best approach for parents and then we will go over some tips...

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Tips for How to Apply to Boarding School

Tips for How to Apply to Boarding School

  Looking to apply to boarding school? Here are tips for how to apply to boarding school, as well as best practices to follow during the application process.  Getting into a boarding school can be both fun and challenging. Master the whole process and get into...

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Boarding School Interview

6 Ways to Prepare for a Boarding School Interview

  Being prepared for boarding school interviews will set you apart and help you get into the school of your choice. Learn six ways to prepare for the student interview process.  Most boarding schools do want to meet face-to-face with the student applicant during...

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3 Key Benefits of Starting College Prep Early

3 Key Benefits of Starting College Prep Early

Preparing for College - Readiness is More than Just Academics Preparing for college is an important step in your child’s education. Starting college prep early has many benefits, including learning readiness, campus life preparation, and the ability to navigate...

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10 Ways Your Child Might Benefit from a Leadership Camp

Enrolling in a leadership camp has many benefits for children and teenagers. Beyond just pure fun, summer leadership camps help build a number of personal skills and values that apply well beyond middle and high school. Many times, parents are so anxious to register...

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Five Common Misconceptions About Boarding School

Five Common Misconceptions About Boarding School

When parents first begin thinking about a boarding school for their child, they may be reluctant to share their thoughts and views with others. They could be wresting with the decision within themselves, because of many misconceptions. In fact, they might have even...

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Leadership Camps Motivate Students to Gain Essential Skills

Leadership Camps Motivate Students to Gain Essential Skills

Take the lead in your life by enrolling in a summer leadership camp. You will gain leadership and life skills that will make you more confident and independent and prepare for leadership roles in a career of your choice. There’s been a concern in recent years that a...

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What You Need to Know About SAT and ACT Tests

While many colleges and universities no longer require SAT and ACT test results as part of admission applications, there are large numbers of students and their parents who worry that not taking standardized entrance exams could negatively impact their application...

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Cadets, Parents Are Thankful for What Makes ANA Different

Cadets, Parents Are Thankful for What Makes ANA Different

“… ANA is providing my son opportunities to be the best he can be and as an ANA parent, I could not be more pleased with our experience…” – Pamela R. (ANA parent) The Cadets who attend the Army and Navy Academy and their parents have several more reasons to be...

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What Does ‘College Preparatory’ Really Mean?

What Does ‘College Preparatory’ Really Mean?

It should go without saying that the academic, personal, and social skills needed to succeed in college are beyond those required to succeed in today’s typical high school. What becomes clear immediately to incoming college or university freshmen – and their parents –...

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At Army and Navy Academy boarding school, we believe greatness lies in you. Every day at ANA is designed to help you achieve it.

Around the clock, we listen, challenge, and encourage you to imagine and accomplish your goals.

With your Warrior team behind you, you’ll discover a bolder, brighter you.


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