by Michael Gary, Former Director of Admissions, Phillips Exeter Academy

“Why boarding school?” This is the question I have been answering for almost thirty years, first as a student and now as a seasoned admissions director. The answers to this question are just as varied as the kids who decide to attend.


Parents League Executive Director, Gina Malin and Parents League School Advisor, Evie Gurney answer common questions about boarding school admissions and discuss families' increased interest in boarding schools during the pandemic.