7 signs you’re boarding school material

by The Association of Boarding Schools

High school is around the corner, and you’re wondering what it will be like. You may be thinking about whether it will help you get into the college of your dreams, or allow you to learn about the things that really interest you.

There are a lot of unknowns about high school, but you’re sure of one thing – you have big plans for yourself, and you want to be in the right place. If you’ve ever considered a boarding school, take a look at these seven signs that you’re ready for more.

You have big goals.

It’s no secret that boarding schools are a great way to build the resume, report card and character that’s required for top-tier colleges. With curricula designed to prepare you for whatever you may want to do, and the staff for support, you’ll have advantages at every tum.

You’re passionate about something. Or everything!

You’ll find the best of the best at boarding school, and be able to grow in a professional-level learning environment. From STEAM to “extra” extracurriculars, you can study everything from foraging and rock climbing to silversmithing and robotics.

You’re independent. Or would really like to be!

Boarding school gives you the chance to manage your own schedule. Sure, it may sound a little scary to be in charge of when you study, socialize and sleep, but you’re never far from a supportive mentor who will help you build smart habits that will follow you into adulthood.

You love the outdoors.

Bringing education outdoors – in the country’s most breathtaking places – is one of the coolest things about boarding school. Imagine starting your day on the slopes, or finishing with a sunset hike. Now imagine that every day.

You’re curious about the world.

Satisfy your adventurous side while you kick-start your education. By attending boarding school away from home, you’ll be able to explore other parts of the country, and even the world, meeting people from, and in, other cultures

You’re interested in other people.

Boarding school is like living with your best friends because, well, it is living with your best friends. Even better, you’re surrounded by people who are so beautifully different but share the same passion and appreciation for learning.

You’re YOU.

Independent. Curious. Passionate. Interested and Interesting­ YOU. Boarding school celebrates your “you-ness.”

If you are interested in learning more about Colorado Rocky Mountain School, please join our mailing list or contact our admission office.

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