Carlbrook School Announces 2011 College Acceptance List

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Carlbrook School is an innovative and non-traditional small boarding school in southern Virginia with an enviable record of college placement over the past decade. As noted on its website, Carlbrook is committed to preparing its students for the challenges of college and early adulthood through the provision of essential skill sets, which include the ability to think critically, communicate persuasively, and appreciate intellectual achievement. In accordance with this mission, the curriculum at Carlbrook School is deliberately rigorous and demanding, with virtually all graduating students matriculating into postsecondary institutions.

With the completion of the 2011 college application season, Carlbrook School is pleased to announce that the scholastic achievements of its graduates continue to be most impressive. Highlights of these accomplishments include:

  • 80% of the seniors at Carlbrook School were offered merit-based scholarships this past year from one or more colleges or universities, with total academic scholarship offers exceeding $5.1 million (with an average of over $130,000 per recipient). To date, the total value of merit-based scholarship offers received by Carlbrook students over the past nine years is almost $30 million.
  • Carlbrook graduates were also accepted to over 190 colleges and universities this past year throughout the U.S. and Canada, including: American University, Auburn University, Bard College, Boston College, UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Diego, Carnegie Mellon University, College of Charleston, Clemson University, Colorado College, Connecticut College, Davidson College, University of Denver, Drexel University, Elon University, Fordham University, Furman University, George Washington Univ., Gonzaga University, Goucher College, Grinnell College, Indiana University, Ithaca College, Loyola Marymount University, Macalester College, Marquette University, Miami University of Ohio, Muhlenberg College, College of New Jersey, Northeastern University, University of Notre Dame, Oberlin College, Occidental College, University of Oregon, Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University, Providence College, University of Puget Sound, Purdue University, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhodes College, University of Rochester, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco, Santa Clara University, Sarah Lawrence College, Seattle University, Skidmore College, St. Olaf College, Syracuse University, Texas Tech University, Trinity University, Tulane University, University of Vermont, Villanova University, University of Washington, Williams College, College of Wooster and Xavier University.

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