Miss Porter's School Admissions Guidance & Consulting
Miss Porter's School Admissions Guidance
What is Miss Porter’s School Looking for?
A part of the mission statement for Miss Porter’s School is
“…We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.”
Porter’s seeks students who are serious about their
academics as well as an extra-curricular activity
(or activities) that are meaningful to them. With the
school’s dynamic, rigorous approach to education, they
are preparing girls to expand their minds and grow into
socially engaged, confident, young women. Porter’s
looks for well rounded applicants who can highlight their
interests, the activities that they are interested in and what
kind of impact they hope to leave. Students who love
school and love learning. Students who are deeply invested in their communities, dream big and think broadly.
How can you stand out to Miss Porter’s School?
Your academic record is extremely important. How have you done in your classes? What do your teachers have to say about your contribution to that class? Your personal profile is also very important. Please take the time to share your story and how the school can contribute to your growth.
Diversity at Miss Porter’s School
30% of students identify as students of color
Porter’s student body comes from 20 states and 29 countries
34% of students receive need-based financial aid
Examples of applicants with special talents at Miss Porter’s School would be:
Captain of an athletic team
Talented actor or artist
A leader in community service
This is the tip of the iceberg. For more information on how to approach applying to Miss Porter's School, please contact us.
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