Why Brookstone? Why should I choose to send my child to Brookstone? These are questions often asked of us in the admissions department and they are valid questions. Why? What sets up apart? What makes Brookstone so unique? So we got to work to find our answer. Our faculty, administration, and Board of Trustees began working and surveying and researching to determine just what is it that sets Brookstone apart. And over and over again, these are the things that rose to the top. Here at Brookstone, PEOPLE MATTER. We […]
Junior parents! Have questions? Come get your answers! You are invited to a virtual Coffee with our College Counselors! Bring all your questions about the college process for the Class of 2022 and let’s talk! Tuesday, October 27th at 8:30 am. You can click here to join via Zoom! And what about our Class of 2020 – the class who truly made history? Where have they ended up? Let’s find out! From Mr. MacLellan: The class of 2020 attended 27 different colleges with 62% of those colleges being out of […]
College counseling, just like so many other aspects of school, might look different this fall in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean our counselors are any less committed to seeing our families through the process. In addition to “hosting” college admissions counselors who are meeting with our students via zoom on a weekly basis, the college office is committed to being there for parents, too. So if you are a parent of a member of the Class of 2021, we hope you will take advantage of the […]
You may have heard about some colleges and universities going test-optional or test-blind. What does that mean? Here’s a word from Brookstone’s Director of College Counseling, Bob MacLellan. There have been many changes to the traditional college admissions process because of Covid-19 – from virtual college tours to zoom interviews just to name a few. However, the biggest change that will affect the Class of 2021 and potentially beyond is the use of standardized testing. In the wake of closed testing sites and limited access to testing sites this fall, […]
One of the things that makes Brookstone so special is our alumni community. With more than 3000 alumni worldwide, being part of the Brookstone family is a tie that binds us all together. Some of those alumni wanted to share some wisdom and encouragement to this Class of 2020, who are indeed graduating in historic times. Enjoy their words of wisdom in the video below!
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! We are so proud of all you have accomplished!
Moving to Columbus? Looking for a new school? Have questions about Brookstone? Normally, we would invite you to come see our beautiful campus, visit our classrooms, and meet our teachers, but since we can’t do that right now, we invite you to do the next best thing! Take a virtual tour by clicking here. Read through our virtual packet by clicking here. But we’d still love to get to meet you face to face! So if you would like to have your very own personal Q&A session via Zoom with […]
Our Distance Learning Plan even includes college counseling. If you are a current Upper School parent seeking wisdom in how to navigate these unchartered waters, our college counselors are here for you! Open to any current Brookstone Upper School parent! This virtual coffee is an opportunity for any Upper School parent to ask questions about the college search process during these unprecedented times. Please bring your questions on anything from testing to how to research colleges in the middle of a nationwide shutdown. There are two opportunities to gather virtually. […]
When you visit Brookstone School for a campus tour, you are given an information packet with all kinds of information about Brookstone School – from the curriculum to tuition, to Brookstone Extended and more. However, since we are not currently offering in-person campus tours, please click the links below to access your very own personal virtual packet! Click here to read Why Brookstone? Click here to read Why We Do What We Do – Lower and Intermediate Schools. Click here to read Why We Do What We Do – Upper […]
We take college counseling very seriously here at Brookstone. It’s not just for the top ten percent or the top twenty-five percent of our students – it’s for everyone. From our college tour (click here to read more) to the college reps on campus (38 who have visited campus thus far this year!), we do everything we can to help them get to the school of their choice. Speaking of their school of choice, we just have to take a moment to brag on our seniors. 63% of those who […]