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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One of 360: Tess L. '24

Sandra Santana
Our One of 360 series continues with Tess L. ‘24! Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Tess joined the Emma Willard School community last fall. Read on for more about the tenth grader’s experience at Emma, love of historical clothing, and more. On Home... For me, home is in a few places. Before COVID-19,.
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Climate Advocate: Taylor S. ’22 attends The Climate Museum’s Summer Internship Program

Kaitlin Resler
Designed for students who want to speak up about climate change and learn to advocate for a more climate safe future,   The Climate Museum’s Online High School Internship is awarded to just 25 high school students. In early Spring 2021, Emma Willard School student Taylor S. ’22 was awarded a spot.
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Back to Basics: Tips to Start the School Year

Sandra Santana
Now that we have said goodbye to summer vacation, it’s time to get back into the school year swing. For some students, this is the first time away from home. For others, this is a long awaited return to Mount Ida after virtual learning. No matter how you got to Emma, one thing stays the same: the.
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One of 360: Joanna L. '23

Sandra Santana
As we look forward to the start of the 2021-2022 school year, our One of 360 series returns with Joanna L. ’23. Joanna is a boarding student from Shanghai, China, who first learned of Emma Willard School through the GirlSummer program. Read more about Joanna, in her own words, on art, the Emma.
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Doing Science: Sophia Arnold ’21 and the Universal Gravitational Constant

Kaitlin Resler
As the class of 2021 started their last semester at Emma Willard School, one senior was working hard to measure one of the fundamental constants in the world: the Universal Gravitational Constant. Alongside Science Instructor John Ball, Sophia Arnold ’21 performed an experiment typically done by.
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Embracing the SEED Project

Melissia Mason
Each summer, a select group of educators are chosen to attend SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)SM New Leaders Week. This immersive experience is designed to train leaders to facilitate conversations that drive personal, organizational, and societal change toward social justice. Our.
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Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

Sandra Santana
Emma Willard School students are captivated by computer science. In 2020-21, Emma received honors for expanding young women’s access to advanced computer science classes, and our Emma Codes team excelled at the American Computer Science League competition.
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