College Advising


Your choice of college is one that will have a critical impact on the path your life takes. At Salisbury School, our goal is to position you for success and help you maximize all available opportunities. At the same time, we believe in nurturing the self-awareness necessary to choose not just the best school, but the best school for you.


 

The College Process and The Salisbury Advantage

Admission to top-tier schools is becoming more competitive every year. Applicants require both strong grades from a respected institution as well as leadership skills that set them apart from their peers.

As a prominent boys’ college prep school in Connecticut, Salisbury School plays a key role in the educational journey of its students. Our reputation as an institution committed to academic rigor and interpersonal development gives graduates an important advantage when applying to colleges. Our reputation as a prominent college prep high school is evident in the success of our graduates. In the past, matriculating students have gone on to study at world-class institutions such as Harvard, New York University, Cornell University, Trinity College and others. 

Sophisticated programs such as our Family Connection website give you tools to explore your options and engage your parents in the decision-making process along with you. In addition, the wide range of athletic, artistic and community service opportunities we offer helps mold well-rounded individuals who are more attractive candidates for leading schools. Family Connection is a comprehensive web site that you can use to help in making decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. It is linked with Counselor's Office, a service that we use in our office to track and analyze data about college and career plans, so it provides up-to-date information that's specific to our School.

Family Connection will help you:

  • Build a resume, complete on-line surveys and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers.
  • Research colleges - Compare GPAs, standardized test scores and other statistics to actual historical data from our school for students who have applied and been admitted in the past.
  • Sign up for college visits - Find out which colleges are visiting our school and sign up to attend those sessions.

Family Connection also lets us share information with you about up-coming meetings and events, local scholarship opportunities, and other Web resources for college and career information. You can also use the site to send us an e-mail message. We will provide you with a personal access code and instructions for accessing Family Connection. To contact our College Advising Team email us at tgomez@salisburyschool.org or call 860-435-5716.

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