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applications to boarding schools up, down or same?

gnutothisgnutothis Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited November 2012 in Prep School Admissions
Anybody have a take on whether or not applications to boarding/day schools are up or down this year?
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Replies to: applications to boarding schools up, down or same?

  • flakothetacoflakothetaco Registered User Posts: 63 Junior Member
    They are always up, they have been in the last years and I assure you that most likely the trend will continue
  • UKgirl23UKgirl23 Registered User Posts: 2,922 Senior Member
    I can tell you about the UK, and it may correspond :)
    Boarding schools are around the same numbers, the continued financial problems stop the numbers really increasing
    Day school numbers, at least in some areas, have increased much more then expected this year, at one school I'm applying to it's gone up about 20% from last year :o

    It's easier to tell for here because most results come out in the first week of December, so all the stats are in by now
  • opsops Registered User Posts: 818 Member
    The number of applicants always appears to be increasing the year that you apply. IMO the numbers have more or less remained the same the past few years. There has been an increase and that now seems to be the new norm. There are some hot schools out there such as Brooks that now get an average of 1000 applicants each year.
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