Welcome to Heads Up, a blogging experiment that aims to:
- connect the people, parts, and principles of Durham Academy;
- share ideas about learning and human development;
- spotlight a few of the many wondrous things I get to see every day at Durham Academy.
Thanks for reading the posts below — and sending news, links and ideas worth sharing.
Michael Ulku-Steiner, Head of School
A match, not a prize
Having helped our Seniors file a few hundred early applications at colleges and universities across the country, DA’s College Counseling team (Kathy Cleaver, Elizabeth Everett and Nancy Swain) continues to support and strategize with our students.
Last week Kathy and Elizabeth offered 11th Grade parents a clear, thorough, and reassuring look at the path ahead. The point of “The Process” for all our college aspirants: using introspection and research to find a range of well-matched communities for the next steps of their educational journeys.
To read more about DA’s College Counseling program, click here.
To see the wide variety of colleges and universities at which our last four Senior classes have matriculated, click here.
Click “read more” to see the "Top Ten Takaways" for 11th Graders this year.
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