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College Admissions Boot Camp – Stand Out Among the Competition

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 26, 2017 12:00pm

If you’re a parent with a rising senior applying to college in the fall, you may be looking ahead with some trepidation. Read More →

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Boys’ Latin Recognizes College-Bound Student Athletes

0 Written by: | Monday, May 08, 2017 2:30pm


Seated (left to right): Braden Atkinson – University of Delaware, football; Desmond Banks – West Virginia Wesleyan College, football; Rowan Bartell – Roanoke College, lacrosse; Jason Chappell – Lycoming College, lacrosse; Chinweoke Victor Dimukeje – Duke University, football; Greg Ey – Penn State University, lacrosse; Dajuan Felder – West Virginia Wesleyan College, football; Evan Gaines – Washington College, lacrosse; Jacob Glatz – Penn State University, lacrosse; John Kunisch – Kenyon College, football; and Mark Lopez – Johns Hopkins University, baseball. Standing (left to right): Michael Peters – Randolph-Macon College, lacrosse; Cooper Nalley – Gettysburg College, football; Dylan Pinsky, Ohio Northern University, lacrosse; Koby Russell – High Point University, lacrosse; Brock Sassler – University of Maryland, football; Jacob Schneider – St. Francis University, football; Luke Shilling – Johns Hopkins University – lacrosse; Atherton Townsend – Mount St. Mary’s University, lacrosse; and Marquise Washington – Frostburg State University, baseball. Not pictured: Bryce Gothier – Roanoke College, lacrosse; Matthew Purnell – McDaniel College, baseball; and Garrett Voigt – Ohio Wesleyan University, lacrosse.

The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland held an event this morning to recognize and celebrate 23 seniors who have been invited and agreed to play for a college team in the fall. Read More →

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Early Admission: A Strategic Move to Consider

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 2:00pm

Deciding whether or not to apply for early admissions can be challenging. Should you commit to a single school through Early Decision? Read More →

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ACT vs. SAT: Which One Should You Take?

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 3:00pm

It’s a question we hear often from our students: Should I take the ACT or SAT? Read More →

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Why The New August SAT Test Date Is Awesome

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 10:30am

For decades, the SAT has only offered testing dates during the traditional school year — October, November, December, January, March, May, and June. But starting this year, the SAT will be replacing its unpopular January test date with one in August. Read More →

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Experience a First Look @ Friends March 28th – Learn What Makes a Friends Education Wonderfully Unique

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 10:15am

First Look @ Friends

Our version of an Open House gives prospective families the opportunity to sit in classes and see our teachers teach, meet faculty and administrators and talk to our students and ask them “what makes a Friends education so wonderfully unique.”

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Too Late to Apply for Accommodations on the SAT and ACT?

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 03, 2017 10:30am

Prepping for the SAT/ACT is no easy task. It involves months of consistent, committed study that often requires working with an experienced tutor. Read More →

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Why 4 Months of Tutoring for the SAT/ACT?

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 17, 2017 11:00am

Conventional wisdom says that students should take the SAT/ACT exams sometime during their junior year of high school. Parents typically pick a testing date based on this advice and then race to enroll their student in a prep class, or private tutoring sessions, four to six weeks before the test date.

But it’s not the best strategy. Read More →

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Spring Break, On Campus

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 06, 2015 1:15pm


True to the right of passage, we will spend the 10 days of John’s junior year spring break touring college campuses.  We have a list blending the suggestions of our private counselors, and a few that we have added.  Yesterday, we toured the first university on the itinerary. Read More →

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College Counseling 

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 02, 2015 3:20pm

I am so grateful for the questionnaire that we were asked to complete by the private college counselors we have engaged to help us build John’s college list for applications. It asks questions like: “How would you describe your son’s or daughter’s personality and values?” and “What is his or her greatest achievement?”

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