Thoughts, ponderings, inspiration, resources, reactions, epiphanies — they’re all here and all for us boarding school folk.

Why Boarding School?

Helen H. Waldron, M.Ed., an academic tutor at Noodle Pros recently published an article, “Why Your Child Should Attend Boarding School” for Forbes.com and wrote this piece exclusively for TABS. “Why would anyone send their kids to boarding school?” Since

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25 Factors Great Boarding Schools Have in Common

Editor’s Note:  In June of 2013, Pat Bassett retired as president of NAIS, the National Association of Independent Schools, and now consults with schools. Pete Upham is executive director of TABS, The Association of Boarding Schools.1 This blog was originally

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Let’s Celebrate the Work of Our Admission Office

It’s that time of year. March 10, the common notification date for delivering admission decisions. The admission committee has done its work and financial aid decisions are on the table. The entire admission office, director, associates, staff are reflecting on

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Kindness is Difficult.

By Brad Bates, Head of School, Dublin School. Originally posted on 2 Brads Blog. The recent presidential election brought about an unprecedented level of vitriol, hate and anger in our country. As a history teacher I had to go back

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