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Noble and Greenough School

School rating 4.5 / 5 by

10 Campus Drive Dedham MA 02026 United States
Boarding
9th to 12th
Day
7th to 12th
Gender
Coed

Academic

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The teachers at Nobles and Greenough School are very hands on, and with small class sizes, are able to focus on each individual student. Moving on to Brown, I feel as though I am better prepared for college because of Nobles, than I was prepared for Nobles from my public middle school.

College Counseling

As a recruited athlete, college athletics was always in my mind. I began looking....

Sample insights on college counseling

  • They have contacts at most of the major universities and feel perfectly comfortable picking up the phone and advocating for a student to get accepted somewhere they feel is a good fit for that student. However, these counselors are certainly not magic bullets. They cannot guarantee that a student will get into an Ivy League university...
  • For those wishing to move on to Oxford or Cambridge, the provision is second-to-none. In the months running up to application and interview, every subject faculty offers classes (often run by former Oxbridge tutors) exploring further areas of their subject as well as offering advice on personal statements, interview technique and more...

Admissions - Getting Accepted

You must take the SSAT as is the case for most private schools, and obviously....

Sample insights on admissions

  • For the interview, dress conservatively. Try to be very clean and put together. Also, I was a tour guide for two years and at the end of every tour, we were asked to evaluate the candidate so if you think the tour is not apart of the process, you are very wrong. Ask questions and be interested. Also, tip for the parents: the kids speak on the tour. Do not ask their questions for them...
  • Most younger siblings have an easy time in the admissions process. I can only think of one case of a younger sibling not being admitted. About half of the students who entered with me had come from public schools. The remainder came from private K-6 schools, or had transferred from other New York private schools The Elizabeth Morrow School and St. Bernard were two of the larger feeder schools...

School Life

The school is a very open, and trusting community. The school likes to promote and support a community of students and teachers, where everyone is comfortable with one another, which promotes a better learning environment. The school take academic honesty very serious, and punishments are compounded for dishonesty. Again they are very understanding community, with community and honesty being the two guiding ideals. ...

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