Category Archives: Admission

Advice From Nobles Students

Congratulations to our newly admitted students! We recently asked first year Nobles students to reflect on their time here so far and to provide some advice for you about life at Nobles. Here are some of the major themes that … Continue reading

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Your Fall To-Do List for the School Search

We thought this might be a good time to check in with all of our prospective students and families regarding the secondary school search and what you should be thinking about as the fall progresses. At this point, you are … Continue reading

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We’re Opening up the House!

On Saturday, October 18, Nobles will host its annual Fall Open House from 9 am – noon. We hope to see you there! Although the event will be more of an Open Schoolhouse, we invite you to think of the … Continue reading

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The importance of “fit”; when the Brannock Device isn’t an option

Unlike shoes, for which you can fairly easily determine your size using the under-appreciated Brannock Device, admission “fit” is nebulous. Shoes either fit or they don’t fit, whereas admission fit can be more difficult to determine and even more difficult … Continue reading

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How I Conquered the Finance World 41 Days After Graduating From Nobles.

Students who are starting at Nobles next week are entering into a lifelong relationship with the school. The experience of Nobles – including lessons learned and relationships forged – lasts long after graduation. A vibrant graduate community awaits. Jack Radley … Continue reading

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Easy Tips for Starting the Admission Process

If you or your child is thinking about applying to secondary schools this fall and winter, here are a few easy, hopefully pain and stress free things that you can do this summer to familiarize yourself with the application process … Continue reading

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If You Send Your Child to a Private School, You are Not a Bad Person

The online public affairs magazine, Slate, recently published an article entitled, If You Send Your Child to a Private School, You Are a Bad Person.  In response to this article, John Chubb, the newly appointed President of NAIS (the National … Continue reading

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It’s Independent School Interview Season! How Can I Prepare?

An interview is an opportunity! The first thing to remember when it comes to getting ready for an independent school interview is that the interview provides two opportunities – the second of which is often forgotten in a fit of … Continue reading

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Visit from Excel Academy Charter School in East Boston

We were so happy to host Nicole Repp, Lily Ornelas and a group of 7th grade students from Excel Academy Charter School in East Boston. We hope to see you on our campus again this fall!

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The 6 Key Drivers of Student Engagement

Technology is providing ever expanding opportunities for teachers to engage their students in the classroom.  The following is an excerpt from the book Every Child, Every Day: A Digital Conversion Model for Student Achievement, by Mark A. Edwards.  Edwards is … Continue reading

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