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Boarding School Amenities at Army & Navy Academy

Boarding School Amenities at Army & Navy Academy

  Learn what the Army and Navy Academy, a boarding school geared for boys in grades 7-12, has to offer in terms of amenities and benefits. There are additional campus services and programs to be explored when you visit this beachfront campus.   If you are looking...

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What Gen Z Looks for in a College

What Gen Z Looks for in a College

What Gen Z wants from their college education might be quite different than what parents consider important. Learn how understanding those priorities might benefit your child.  As a backdrop, bear in mind that this generation is growing up with a higher percentage of...

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What is a College Preparatory School? Army & Navy Academy

What is a College Preparatory School? Army & Navy Academy

A college prep school is a high school in which the coursework prepares you for a college level curriculum. Learn why college prep schools are important in preparing for college and life beyond.  In order to clarify what constitutes college prep, let’s take a deep...

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10 Benefits of Joining JROTC in High School

10 Benefits of Joining JROTC in High School

  There are many benefits of joining JROTC in high school. Learn how joining could help you in your education and later in life.  No doubt about it, the program will make you smarter, stronger, and a better person, so let’s uncover some of the many benefits of...

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Why So Many Male Students are Falling Behind in School

Why So Many Male Students are Falling Behind in School

  Given all the news about male students falling behind in school and college, you may be wondering if there is a boy crisis in education.   Learn more about the biological differences, why this is happening in schools, and check out the ways some private schools...

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Benefits of Switching Mid-Year to a Boarding School

Benefits of Switching Mid-Year to a Boarding School

Transferring to a boarding school mid-year does have many benefits. Enrolling mid-year gives students the chance to create a new circle of friends, improve grades, and develop greater independence in preparation for college.  The importance of boarding school versus...

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How Gen Z is Changing Higher Education

How Gen Z is Changing Higher Education

Generation Z expresses different priorities with respect to their educational goals. Learn more about what makes them different and how they are changing higher education.    Their viewpoints on education, finances, stress, technology, and social issues might...

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How to Talk about Boarding School with Your Son

How to Talk about Boarding School with Your Son

Thinking about boarding school? Whether you are the parent or the son, the process of discussing boarding school requires open communication, exploration, and building consensus.  First, we will present the best approach for parents and then we will go over some tips...

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Tips for How to Apply to Boarding School

Tips for How to Apply to Boarding School

  Looking to apply to boarding school? Here are tips for how to apply to boarding school, as well as best practices to follow during the application process.  Getting into a boarding school can be both fun and challenging. Master the whole process and get into...

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Boarding School Interview

6 Ways to Prepare for a Boarding School Interview

  Being prepared for boarding school interviews will set you apart and help you get into the school of your choice. Learn six ways to prepare for the student interview process.  Most boarding schools do want to meet face-to-face with the student applicant during...

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3 Key Benefits of Starting College Prep Early

3 Key Benefits of Starting College Prep Early

Preparing for College - Readiness is More than Just Academics Preparing for college is an important step in your child’s education. Starting college prep early has many benefits, including learning readiness, campus life preparation, and the ability to navigate...

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Five Common Misconceptions About Boarding School

Five Common Misconceptions About Boarding School

When parents first begin thinking about a boarding school for their child, they may be reluctant to share their thoughts and views with others. They could be wresting with the decision within themselves, because of many misconceptions. In fact, they might have even...

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How to Have Fun Learning How to Exceed and Lead This Summer

How to Have Fun Learning How to Exceed and Lead This Summer

There’s been concern in recent years that a number of young people in the U.S. and elsewhere lack the essential skills to become successful and productive adults. A study several years ago in the Journal of Youth Development expressed “widespread concern” that only...

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What You Need to Know About SAT and ACT Tests

What You Need to Know About SAT and ACT Tests

While many colleges and universities no longer require SAT and ACT test results as part of admission applications, there are large numbers of students and their parents who worry that not taking standardized entrance exams could negatively impact their application...

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Cadets, Parents Are Thankful for What Makes ANA Different

Cadets, Parents Are Thankful for What Makes ANA Different

“… ANA is providing my son opportunities to be the best he can be and as an ANA parent, I could not be more pleased with our experience…” – Pamela R. (ANA parent) The Cadets who attend the Army and Navy Academy and their parents have several more reasons to be...

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Army and Navy Academy is a boarding school where we believe greatness lies in you. Every day at ANA is designed to help you achieve it.

Around the clock, we listen, challenge, and encourage you to imagine and accomplish your goals.

With your Warrior team behind you, you’ll discover a bolder, brighter you.


2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Academics: 760.547.5196
Admission: 888.762.2338
Operations: 760.547.5228

2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008


Academics: 760.547.5196
Admission: 888.762.2338
Operations: 760.547.5228