Application Process & Requirements - Midland School

Application Process & Requirements

A step-by-step guide to applying to Midland

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The high school application and decision-making process can be daunting. There are so many fantastic schools out there, highlighting their unique programs and offerings in the hopes that you’ll see a future for yourself in their classrooms and hallways. Or perhaps you’re not looking much at all, simply heard of Midland through the grapevine and thought you’d pause for a moment to learn more. Whatever journey you are on: welcome!

We are here to make this process as easy and straightforward for you as possible. Our application process emphasizes your experience; our goal is to ensure that you wind up at a school in which you feel that you belong and can be challenged to grow. If that’s Midland, we’ll be thrilled; if that’s somewhere else, we’ll be thrilled all the same.

That’s why our process is simple and student-centric, with thoughtful opportunities in which to see whether living your eduction here at Midland is the right fit for you. Explore our application process steps below, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions.

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Discover all that Midland has to offer

Watch our video tour to get a sense for the Midland campus.

Get connected with a current Midland parent to learn more about the Midland community and about the boarding school experience.

Attend a remote admissions fair, open house, or reception.

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We often say that Midland is a place you have to see to understand, and we are delighted to be able to offer tours to masked and fully vaccinated visitors while anticipating the return of our long-standing Shadow Day tradition in spring 2022. Fill out the form below to start planning your visit! As part of your application process, we also ask that you take time to sit down with us for an interview, which we often include during a student’s campus visit. Please reach out to the Admissions Office if you have any questions.

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The Midland Experience

Discover what it truly means to live your education

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Only at Midland

Natural Horsemanship, a 10-acre Farm & Garden, Outdoor Leadership and so much more

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Authentic Community

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Experiential & Place-based Education

Our rigorous college-preparatory academic model

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Additional Information for Homeschooled Applicants:

We are always thrilled to see homeschooled applicants, as the unique, hands-on experience of homeschooling can transfer beautifully into Midland’s educational philosophy.

As you fill out your application, please complete the letter of recommendation portion as outlined and, if available, include an additional 1-2 letters of recommendation from adults (e.g., tutors, coaches) who are not your parents or guardians. If you don’t have a traditional transcript, please submit a 1-2 page course description or syllabus that outlines the coursework you have taken for the last two years. We also highly recommend that you take the SSAT or ISEE, especially if you have a non-traditional transcript.

Academic Rigor & Learning Support:

Midland is a rigorous college preparatory school, and while we wish we could support every applicant who wishes to attend Midland, we want to ensure that we are setting all of our students up to thrive at Midland.

We have strong success with students who require accommodations like extra time and study skills support, however, are unable to support students who require more one-on-one instruction or who require a remedial or therapeutic setting.

If you have any questions about applications or learning support options, please reach out to us at admissions@midland-school.org!

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