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Admissions Application Process

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Applying to Marshall School involves a few simple steps. Each component of the admissions process is designed to assess the fit between school and student. The student essay, academic work, campus visit, personal interviews as well as the admissions test all provide important information for the family and Marshall School in helping to determine the enrollment decision.

A willingness to prioritize academics, the desire to be a person of character, and a desire to be a part of the Marshall School community are essential qualities for a positive admission decision. The Admissions office does not select students solely on the basis of academic strength. We believe that one’s willingness to work hard and a love for learning are the academic qualities necessary for success at Marshall School and beyond.

six Steps to the Admissions Process

1) Admissions Application

Admissions applications are only accepted online. If you would like to use a computer at Marshall School to complete the application, please contact us to arrange this.

Click here to apply online for 2016-17 school year

2) Parent/Guardian meeting with Director of Enrollment

Parents/Guardians schedule a meeting with Joe Wicklund, the Director of Enrollment. The family can ask questions about Marshall School, tour campus and learn more Marshall's academic and extra-curricular programs.

Schedule a meeting

3) Student Questionnaire

To be completed by the student applicant.

Student questionnaire

4) Student Campus Visit Day

Each applicant visits Marshall School and is hosted by a current student. Visitors will meet students, teachers, and administrators, and witness the school in motion.
Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule your child to attend a Campus Visit Day.

Scheduled Campus Visit Days available here

5) Admissions Test

All applicants take a standardized admissions test, which includes three sections: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and reading comprehension. The test takes slightly over two hours to complete. Students with a wide range of scores on the admissions test are accepted to Marshall School.

Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule a testing session.

Scheduled Testing Sessions available here

6) Request for Student Records

Once the online application is completed, the records request form is automatically filled out. It is submitted to the student's current school once parent permission has been granted to do so.

Contact the Admissions Office

Joe Wicklund, Director of Enrollment
218.727.7266 x111
Email Joe Wicklund

Amy Geissler, Enrollment Coordinator
218.727.7266 x110
Email Amy Geissler

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