Willingness is an action word, and if you’re sitting down and filling out an Eagle Rock School application for admission for the May 2016 trimester, you’re already taking action and showing willingness. We like that.
And while we’re eagerly looking forward to welcoming a new group of 15- to 17-year-old young men and women to our mountainside campus, our newest students must display a willingness to commit to change. Primarily, that means changing the circumstances of their current educational experience.
Applicants need to alter the focus of their thinking — and actions — to discard notions of things they can’t do in exchange for pursuing things that they can do, because the focus of Eagle Rock isn’t limited to academic growth. It also encompasses a desire to grow emotionally and socially, in addition to acquiring the type of academic proficiency required of clearly stating and being equipped to handle what you’re going to do after Eagle Rock.
We want new members of our unconventional student body to be willing to explore the ways they’ve been coping and dealing with issues in the past and be willing (there’s that word again) to put away those methods and exchange them for Continue reading…