Exploring Signature Projects

Admissions
Through the Signature program, Emma students in 11th and 12th grade have the opportunity to delve into a topic or area of curiosity to them.  Students spend the year working with a mentor in their field of interest and produce a final project or presentation demonstrating a deeper, informed.
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Tips From The Head of Enrollment: VOL. 3

Kristen Mariotti
Submit an Excellent Application. Winter break is on the horizon and hopefully, by now you have visited some schools on your list and have determined the ones to which you will apply! Now it is time to prepare your application. This process can take a long time, but it is often one of the first.
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Signature Spotlight: Pushing the Boundaries of Learning Latin

Beatrice G.C. ’22
As a part of the Emma Willard School Signature program, students have the opportunity to deeply explore their personal passions. Recently during Morning Reports, Beatrice G.C. ’22 shared her journey of self-discovery in a Signature Spotlight presentation. 
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December on Mount Ida: A Beginners Guide to Winter Traditions

Sandra Santana
As we welcome the month of December, the end of the calendar year is hot on our heels. Between projects, packing, and finals, the three weeks between Fall and Winter break escapes us faster than most. In a time when it’s easy to get swept up in the holiday hustle, we look to traditions to keep us.
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One of 360: Ashfia A. '22

Sandra Santana
This month, our One of 360 series continues with Ashfia A.’22! Read on to learn more about Ashfia’s journey to Mount Ida, her fight against illegal child marriage in Bangladesh, and a peek into her favorite Emma traditions. On Home…
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Historic National Signing Day for Emma S. ’22

Sandra Santana
Joined by family and friends, Emma S. ’22 made history last Wednesday as she became the first Division I basketball signee from Emma Willard School. The senior captain joined the nation's top talent as she officially signed a letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career next year.
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One of 360: Victoria H. ’23

Sandra Santana
Our One of 360 series continues with Victoria H. ’23! Last month, the Emma Willard School junior dazzled audiences with a solo ice dancing performance to capture a third place finish at the 2021 National Solo Dance Finals. Hear from Victoria, in her own words, on figure skating, the places she.
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Tips From The Head of Enrollment : VOL. 2

Kristen Mariotti
Making the Most of Your School Visit With a slight chill in the air and autumn in full swing, this is the perfect time to finalize your list of potential high schools. Once your list is ready to go, it is time to start visiting these schools (in person or virtually) to see what they really have to.
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A Love of Language

Sandra Santana
This summer, Cassandra C. ’22 was selected to join the U.S. Department of State’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y). Since the inception of NSLI-Y in 2006, over 7,000 U.S. high school students have participated in the program, resulting in language proficiency, cultural.
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Tips From The Head of Enrollment: VOL. 1

Kristen Mariotti
In the coming months, Emma Willard’s Head of Enrollment Management, Kristen Mariotti will share insights, advice, and expert tips on applying to independent schools. We hope you will find these installments helpful as you navigate your school search! 
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