Preparing for college
We prepare our graduates to the Miami Valley School with the skillset and tools to succeed at the nation’s most selective colleges and universities. However, we do not subscribe to a “one-size-fits-all” philosophy. Through our unique blend of experiential education, combined with challenging academics, we encourage students to explore their options, push past their comfort zone, and find the path that best fits their passions, motivations and values. In the college process, and beyond, students are challenged to chart their own unique course. Students are provided with guidance and personalized attention throughout the college search and application process – we believe that finding the right fit, not just the most selective college or university, is integral to our students’ success.
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Meet the Team
Sarah Jones has worked in the field of college counseling since 2014. Before this, she worked in international development in the Russian Federation, specifically on issues regarding child welfare, as well as ran a grassroots nonprofit working directly with special needs orphanages. She is passionate about the self-discovery that happens for students in their junior and senior years as they navigate the college process and the transition to life after high school. She is certified in the Myers Briggs typology, and is a certified INFP. Ms. Jones is a graduate of Middlebury College and Vanderbilt Divinity School. She is a former Fulbright Fellow.
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The Miami Valley School hosts representatives from a wide array of colleges and universities on campus each fall. Please access the following link to schedule a visit.
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