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Introduction: Why I Wrote The Boarding School Survival Guide.
1: Boarding School: Why I Chose this Path and You Might, Too.
2: Applying to Boarding School: Essays, Interviews, and More.
3: Financial Aid: Paying for Boarding School.
4: Single-Sex Boarding School: Is It for You?.
5: Specialized Boarding Schools: Why I Attended an Arts School.
6: Campus Visits: Walking in Their Shoes.
7: Revisit Days: Finding the Right Fit.
8: The Packing List: What to Bring to Boarding School.
9: Leaving Home: Saying Goodbye to Friends and Family.
10: Orientation: The Basics—Getting Acclimated.
11: Dorm Living: Roommates, Laundry, Communal Bathrooms, and More.
12: Adults are Important: Teachers, Mentors, and More.
13: Time Management: Avoiding All-Nighters.
14: Papers and Essays: Write ’Em Right!.
15: Final Exams: A Necessary (and Unfortunate) Part of Life.
16: Boarding School Athletics: Breaking a Sweat.
17: Extracurricular Activities and Community Service: Outside Enrichment.
18: Money Management: Handling Your Finances.
19: Nutrition: Healthy Meals, Dining Hall Choices, and Snacks.
20: Social Life: Friends, Dating, and Having Fun.
21: Drugs, Alcohol, Hazing, Cheating, and Safety: The Heavy Stuff.
22: Day Students: Finding Your Place.
23: International Students: Transitioning to a New Country and Culture.
24: Entering Boarding School after Freshman Year: Starting “Off Sequence”.
25: Summer Opportunities: Making Good Use of Your Down Time.
26: Standardized Testing: A (Stressful) Rite of Passage.
27: Applying to Colleges: The Next Step.
28: Concluding Remarks.
29: Useful Resources for Boarding School Students.
30: The Boarding School Survival Guide Scholarship Contest.