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3 Reasons to Attend a Virtual Admissions Event This Summer

Posted by Laura Burgess on Jun 11, 2021 4:02:01 PM

The search for a private school should be an exciting, thoughtful, and fun journey for each student and their family and other trusted adults. The private school search and application process is most likely to be exciting, thoughtful, and fun when you are prepared! While looking at schools is an evaluative process on both sides, the goal is for each student to ultimately find the right fit. 

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4 Things to Look for in a High School

Posted by Laura Burgess on May 14, 2021 11:45:13 AM

If you are reading this, you might already be thinking about the next exciting step of your education. Good for you! 

What to look for in a high school experience is important, and taking that next step to find that perfect school is exciting. Your high school experience should be so much more than just going to classes. High school should be a special time in your life — a place that you look forward to going to every day and that you will want to have in your life forever — and these four tips just might help you find the best private school for you. 

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Approaching Virtual Revisit Days

Posted by Laura Burgess on Mar 11, 2021 7:00:00 AM

We are in the midst of preparing for our second year of virtual programs for accepted students, and we are excited about the opportunities we have to offer. Tabor’s 2021 accepted student programming will be highly customizable and personalized. Families will be able to choose from a wide variety of events and programs repeated over multiple days of the week and times of day. We have named them Red Carpet Events this year--- if you’ve seen our Taborflix site, or received a special something from us in the mail, you’ll know why. 

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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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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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Arts, Athletics, and Innovation

Posted by Laura Burgess on Dec 17, 2019 10:01:25 AM

Prospective families often ask me what I would change about Tabor if I could change just one thing. My answer: I wish Tabor Academy were its own time zone with about 30 hours in each day instead of just 24.

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Tabor's Open House

Posted by Laura Burgess on Oct 15, 2019 1:26:49 PM

Tabor’s annual Fall Admissions Open House is coming up soon! On Sunday, November 3rd we will welcome many visiting families to experience life at our School by the Sea.

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Tabor Goes Virtual

Posted by Gary Lawrence, Digital Content Manager on Aug 9, 2019 12:05:36 PM

We love our unique campus and encourage every prospective family to come to see it in person, as pictures alone just don’t capture the full spirit of our School by the Sea. That said, we know that travel is not always an option, so we set out to create the best possible virtual tour to show off our beautiful seaside campus. 

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Open House Tips & Tricks

Posted by Laura Burgess on Oct 25, 2018 1:55:37 PM

We’re preparing for our first big admissions event of the year! Our annual fall admissions open house will take place on Sunday, November 4th.

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My Home Away From Home

Posted by Sabrina Harden ’19 on Sep 19, 2018 5:08:30 PM

When visitors come to my house or to my neighborhood, or even to my town, I like to show them around, point out different places I like and tell them stories. It has always been natural for me to share places with people who are seeing them for the first time, especially if it is a place I love. So, of course, when I came to Tabor Academy I became a tour guide so I could share my new school in the same way.

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So, What About Free Time?

Posted by Laura Burgess and RJ Swift '08 on Nov 20, 2017 2:45:39 PM

The boarding school experience is probably starting to take a bit more shape in your mind by this time of year.  You’ve looked at websites and talked to representatives, poured over materials, and visited some schools. You are starting to imagine yourself in some of the places you have visited, engaged in classroom discussion, playing sports, living in a dorm, and making new friends. You may still be wondering what it is like to be away from home. Maybe you can imagine having a roommate or living in your dorm room, but what will your day look like, exactly? What will you do when you have time to yourself?  

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How to Approach Your Boarding School Tour

Posted by Laura Burgess and Mel Bride on Oct 10, 2017 4:03:27 PM

If you’re reading this post, you’re very likely considering (or have already scheduled, hooray!) a visit to Tabor Academy and perhaps a number of other independent schools. You understand that the visit is a critical part of the admissions process for parents and students alike. However, you might be curious about what to expect and how to make the most of the visit.

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