Success Mindsets for Boarding School – Part 2: Five Elements of a Success Mindset
Dr. Chris Thurber & Dr. Szu-Hui Lee
Phillips Exeter Academy
As psychologists who provide therapy at boarding school, we have learned a lot from our students, especially about the ingredients of a successful mindset. As two people who have spent lots of time away from home, much of it in school, we also use our life experience to inform our work. From our perspective, here are the top five ways to approach boarding school with a healthy mindset. Caregivers and faculty should seize the opportunity to share these five Cs with all of their new students.