The Independent School Admissions Gazette

We are excited to launch our new newsletter, where we update you on the dynamic admissions landscape, and invite you to explore the only directory providing thorough and unbiased boarding school data and descriptions, The Owl Boarding School Guide, which we curate. As lifelong educators who taught extensively in independent schools, the 20 of us […]

The Importance Of Building A Broad And Diverse School List 

It is no secret that Covid and other factors have disrupted the secondary school admissions landscape. Schools, both boarding and day, have grown increasingly more selective. This can be a tough reality to face as a parent of a successful student (trust me, I’ve been there!). In the past few years, we have heard more […]

When to Consider Boarding School

Boston-area schools have long been considered among the best in the country, attracting a large number of applicants every year, as well as our hometown’s designation at The Athens of America. In the years since the Pandemic, we have seen an even greater demand for the smaller classes and extraordinary educational and extracurricular opportunities they […]

Welcome Midwest Boarding Schools!

Welcome to this wonderful group of 5 Midwestern boarding schools! Some terrific options for students of all types.Lake Forest AcademyWestern Reserve AcademyInterlochen Arts AcademyCulver AcademiesCranbrook Schools

Top Viewed Schools: Summer 2022

Congrats to our Top Ten Most Viewed Schools this summer on the Owl Boarding School Guide! Tabor Academy Cushing Academy Millbrook School Choate Rosemary Hall Perkiomen School Brooks School Deerfield Academy Eaglebrook School Pomfret School St. Paul’s School

The Boarding School Consortium

The OWL Boarding Guide welcomes the members of the Boarding School Consortium! Check out the individual pages of these distinctive schools, all located in the Mid-Atlantic. We enjoyed seeing these schools recently at a conference in Philadelphia. Garrison Forest School George School Hun School of Princeton Kiski School  Linden Hall Oldfield’s School Perkiomen School Saint […]

Great Boarding School Coalition

For years, we’ve sent students to these amazing schools and look forward to continuing our relationship with them. We are proud to have all fifteen of them included in our Owl Boarding School Guide. Bishop’s College Cardigan Mountain School Emma Willard School Gould Academy Holderness School Kimball Union Academy Milton Academy Northfield Mount Hermon Pomfret […]