A Secret World is a documentary series that explores what life is like at college preparatory boarding schools by using personal stories from over 100 individuals, from a wide range of different backgrounds, to explore this misunderstood schooling option.
Thought-provoking, unbiased interviews with current and prospective students, boarding school graduates, parents, public school leaders and current admissions counselors
Educator Insights from nationally prominent boarding school leaders
Statistical Insights about boarding schools
Footage from participating boarding schools across the U.S.
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In this part of A Secret World, we will help you understand what kinds of kids your kid will sit next to in class, share a room with in the dorm, and hang out with on weekends. We’ll talk with students and families about the transition from day school to boarding school and what it’s like to make friends, the socioeconomic makeup of college preparatory boarding schools, the student work ethic and character traits, and the areas where boarding school students are talented.
Critical Thinkers And Good Communicators
Academically Focused And Grounded
Ambitious, Focused And Self-Motivated
Confident, Responsible And Independent
Gifted And Talented
Globally Aware, Open-Minded And Curious
Mature For Their Age
Stereotypes And Reservations
Included In This Film
3 featured stories
17 students in shorter (10 to 90 seconds) segments
Why I Chose To Send My Child To A College Prep Boarding School
Ever wonder why some parents choose to send their children to boarding school? In this segment of the boarding school documentary, A Secret World, Elisa Davis talks about her very first visit to Phillips Exeter Academy. She talks about how she had such a unique experience on her visit, and how she knew right away that this was the boarding school for her daughter. Elisa talks about the students at Exeter. She discusses ways in which they were very different from each other but she talks about one thing they had in common, and how impressed she was by that one thing.
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