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Welcome! We can’t wait to learn more about you

In expressing your interest in Midland, you’ve taken the first step towards becoming an integral part of our close-knit community. Whether you’ve just discovered our school, or have hoped Midland would be in your future for a while, we are thrilled to welcome you into Midland’s boarding school admissions journey. This page will be your map to the trail ahead; here, you’ll find next steps, application materials, information on Midland, and more.

We know choosing the best match for high school is a big decision for you and your family, and we’re here to help you navigate — and enjoy — the adventure ahead. Be sure to take a moment to request your very own Field Guide to Living Your Education to learn more about the journey ahead. Please connect with us if you have any questions — or simply to find out more about all that Midland has to offer!

Cierra Rickman
Director of Admission & Advancement

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Ask any Midlander, and they’ll tell you their visit to Midland’s 2,860-acre campus was pivotal in their high school-decision-making journey. So come visit for yourself! Join us for a campus tour or shadow day — you’ll have the opportunity to chat with students and faculty, step into a hands-on lesson in an outdoor classroom, meet campus pets and the Midland horse herd, wander through the garden, join us for a family-style meal, see our close-knit community in action and take a deep breath surrounded by the beauty of the central coast of California. Once you do, you’ll understand why we say it’s a place you have to see to believe. Perhaps you’ll decide it’s right where you want to be.

Your visit to campus is also a great time to sit down with us for your required application interview and to ask our community all your questions about boarding school admissions and life at Midland. Our tour spots fill up fast — schedule your visit today!

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