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The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

Posted by Laura Burgess on Feb 11, 2021 6:26:13 PM

3 Ways to Make Waiting for Admission Decisions Easier

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Topics: Admissions

Enjoying Free Time

Posted by Laura Burgess on Jan 5, 2021 11:12:08 AM

Throughout the application process, one of the most frequently asked questions is what there is to do on weekends and during free time. Part of the beauty of boarding school is that each day is filled with purposeful commitments, activities, and free time. The free time is actually as much a part of the structure as classes, co-curriculars, and clubs. 

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Topics: Student Life

Important Lessons Shared by College Admission Pros

Posted by Lauren Boucher, Associate Director of College Counseling on Dec 7, 2020 12:01:09 PM

Whether you’re new to the college process or a seasoned veteran, there’s always something to learn, especially in these topsy-turvy times. That’s why it’s important to hear from our colleagues at colleges and universities around the US to help us stay current. Tabor’s College Counseling Office invited four admission professionals to share some thinking with us for the Junior Family College Kickoff on December 2. Our guests were Deanna Dixon, Dean of Admission at Smith College in Northampton, MA; Bob McCullough, Director of Undergraduate Admission at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH; Amy Cembor, Senior Associate Dean of Admission at Providence College in Providence, RI; and Chris Gruber, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Davidson College in Davidson, NC.  

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Topics: College Counseling

Opening Our Doors, Virtually!

Posted by Laura Burgess on Oct 15, 2020 1:34:20 PM

Normally, the Tabor Academy admissions office spends the fall planning and executing a Tabor tradition, the annual Fall Open House for prospective families. This year is no exception. The admissions office is still planning an open house. It just so happens that we will host this year’s open house on Zoom. Tabor’s first ever Virtual Open House will take place on Thursday, October 29th, from 7-8:30 p.m. Eastern. 

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Topics: Admissions

Community Service Members Still Active Despite COVID

Community Service is in full swing this fall at Tabor… it just looks a little different than usual.  We had to think a little more locally and plan a little more strategically, but both the faculty and students involved have done great work so far, focusing on issues around food security, building a good sense of community, and the local environment. 

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Topics: Service Learning

Meet Tabor's New Faculty!

Posted by Deb Cohen P’22 on Aug 28, 2020 12:47:06 PM

Please help us in welcoming the newest members of the Tabor Academy Faculty! We hope this blog post will allow you some insight into our newest hires, why they have chosen to work at Tabor and what they are excited about in the coming year!

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Topics: Faculty News

Interview with Alex Pline ’80, project manager at NASA

Posted by Bonnie Punsky ’04 on Aug 6, 2020 3:06:25 PM

The "Superman" pose, the picture that everyone who flys on the KC-135 takes

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Topics: Alumni

Writing Satire as a Senior Project

Posted by P. E. Murray ’20 on May 15, 2020 1:39:01 PM

I had begun to write satire in the winter of my junior year. Initially, I had begun writing absurdist essays, with some of the less naughty works bearing (in a Swiftian fashion) long-winded titles

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Topics: Senior Projects

Listening to Learn: A Senior Project

Posted by Samantha Shannon ’20 on May 12, 2020 1:12:03 PM

Ever since I was little I’ve been obsessed with all things magic. I loved making potions (water and dirt), casting spells (reciting words from Wizards of Waverly Place), and swimming during a full moon (thank you H20).

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Topics: Senior Projects

Creating Marion Beverage Co.: A Senior Project

Posted by James Estabrook ’20 on May 11, 2020 2:34:05 PM

Since the moment I came to Tabor I've always wanted to pursue a senior project. My intended major in college is Entrepreneurial Business, so this was the perfect opportunity to pursue a business venture.

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Topics: Senior Projects

Exploring Fashion: A Senior Project

Posted by Eleanor Bomberg ’20 on May 8, 2020 1:34:00 PM

I have always wanted to do a senior project. My sisters each did them at their own schools, so when I heard that I too would have the opportunity to do one at Tabor I was elated.

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Topics: Senior Projects

Rehabbing a Classic Sailboat: A Senior Project

Posted by Stuart Wemple '20 on May 4, 2020 2:05:41 PM

A couple of years ago I stumbled upon a YouTube channel called Wicked Salty. The videos were about a guy from Massachusetts who bought a small sailboat, fixed it up, and made way to the Bahamas. I was hooked as the sense of adventure and freedom from his videos captivated me.

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Topics: Senior Projects