Blog: Leadership

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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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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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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At Army and Navy Academy boarding school, 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.


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