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Application Tips

When applying to boarding school, it's important to follow the school's application guidelines. The Ten Schools will begin accepting applications for the upcoming academic year in September of the following year through the end of January. In this section, we offer tips to help you through each step of the application process from the interview (which is a way for us to get to know you better) to the filling out the online application.


This timeline will help create an approachable and realistic schedule for prospective students and their families to follow during the application process.

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An interview with an admission officer is an opportunity for prospective students to share things about themselves and to learn more about the school.

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Authenticity is key! The Ten Schools' Admission committees encourage prospective student to tell their story in their own voice when writing an essay.

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Tips and insights into standardized testing, as well as information to ease prospective students' and families' worries before and after taking a standardized test. 

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