Blog: Leadership

What Does ‘College Preparatory’ Really Mean?

What Does ‘College Preparatory’ Really Mean?

It should go without saying that the academic, personal, and social skills needed to succeed in college are beyond those required to succeed in today’s typical high school. What becomes clear immediately to incoming college or university freshmen – and their parents –...

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Leadership Education Enhances Student Achievement

Leadership Education Enhances Student Achievement

For the past several years, U.S. private and public schools have placed a growing emphasis on academics, trying to deal with the rapid changes taking place in today’s world and the disturbing fact that the U.S. trails a significant number of other countries in student...

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The ‘Secret’ to Educating Boys

The ‘Secret’ to Educating Boys

“Boys and Girls Learn Differently,” -- title of book by Michael Gurian, founder of the Gurian Institute. While there have been all-boys and all-girls schools in place for centuries, it’s only been in recent years that scientific research has shown why such schools are...

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Why a Military Boarding School Makes Sense for Boys

Why a Military Boarding School Makes Sense for Boys

“Cadets at military schools learn to be leaders of character who are able to assess dynamic situations, make informed and timely decisions and bring to any environment.”  --Association of Military Schools and Colleges of the United States Our nation’s young people are...

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Safety Comes First on School Campuses 

Safety Comes First on School Campuses 

There was a time when acts of violence on school campuses in the U.S. were pretty much confined to an occasional after-school fistfight or an altercation on a football field, but things are different now and it has became abundantly clear to all in recent years that safety in schools must come first.

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Adjusting to Life as a Cadet at ANA

Adjusting to Life as a Cadet at ANA

Adjusting to being a new Cadet at Army and Navy Academy isn’t really as hard as you might think. Living at school has made my classmates not only my friends, but my brothers as well.

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