Blair’s admission team invites prospective students and their parents to join us virtually for an in-depth view of Blair Academy during a series of online events. The series opens on September 30 with a virtual Open House and continues throughout the fall and early winter with live tours on Saturdays, information sessions with an admission officer on Wednesdays, and Co-curricular Expos on October 15 and December 2. Registration is now open for each event, and prospective families across the U.S. and around the world are welcome to sign up.
Associate Head of School and Dean of Admission Peter G. Curran is looking forward to sharing all that Blair has to offer with prospective Buccaneers during the online sessions. “Although we cannot welcome visitors to Blair this fall, we’ve designed our suite of virtual programs to give students and parents a robust view of the School,” he said. “Through different events and formats, they will experience our welcoming and inclusive community from many different angles and truly gain a sense of who we are as a School.”
During the virtual Open House on September 30, families will hear from parent and student panels, learn about Blair’s outstanding academic and extracurricular programs, find out about the admission process and much more. The 90-minute program will be held again on November 12 and January 13.
Families are also encouraged to join one of our live virtual campus tours that will take place on Saturdays throughout the fall. The tours offer prospective students and parents the opportunity to accompany a Blair tour guide and admission officer on a walk through Blair’s beautiful and historic campus. Wednesday information sessions feature a presentation and Q and A with a Blair admission officer, and once students have completed their online admission interview, they and their parents are invited to biweekly panel discussions with current parents and students on Sundays.
Finally, prospective students won’t want to miss Blair’s online Co-Curricular Expos. During these 90-minute programs on October 15 and December 2, they will meet athletic coaches and leaders of the School’s myriad co-curricular programs. Breakout sessions will offer opportunities to ask questions and get to know Blair faculty members and coaches.
“We are planning online regional admission receptions, as well as outreach to prospective families by alumni, parents and current students,” Mr. Curran added. “The members of the admission team and the Blair family are excited to meet prospective families this year and share what makes the Blair experience one-of-a-kind.”