(805) 845-9444

l.hamilton@schoolfinders.com

Boarding Schools
We can help you make the right match

Today many families are making the choice to send their child to private schools and the choices can be overwhelming. Lynn Hamilton specializes in making the right match between student and private school.

Our services include:

  • An extensive initial interview with student and family.
  • Preparation of a comprehensive list of suitable schools for the family to explore.
  • Guidance in further investigation of these schools, including advice about campus visits and interviews.
  • Oversight and assistance in completing application forms.
  • Service as a liaison between the family and school admissions staffs.
  • Regular consultation after placement with both families and school officials to ensure a successful ongoing experience.

Hamilton & Associates excels in helping families identify the perfect educational program for their student. Lynn Hamilton is one of the few select consultants on the West Coast who is qualified and certified to administer the Secondary School Admission Flex Test (SSAT).

Lynn began her extensive career in Connecticut working with and placing secondary school students. During her continued 30 year experience she has placed students in all of the Boarding Schools listed below... each of which she has also visited.

Boarding School Acceptances:

Athenian CA
Avon Old Farms CT
Berkshire MA
Besant Hill CA
Blair Academy NJ
Blue Ridge VA
Brehm Preparatory IL
Brentwood College BC Canada
Brewster Academy NH
Brooks MA
Buxton MA
Canterbury CT
Cardigan Mountain NH
Cate CA
Cheshire Academy CT
Choate Rosemary Hall CT
Colorado Rocky Mountain CO
Concord Academy MA
Culver Academies IN
Cushing Academy MA
Dana Hall MA
Darrow NY
Deerfield Academy MA
Dublin NH
Dunn CA
Eagle Hill MA
Eaglebrook MA
Emma Willard NY
Episcopal High VA
Ethel Walker CT
Fay MA
Fessenden MA
Forman CT
Fountain Valley CO
Foxcroft VA
Garrison Forest ME
Geenwood VT
George PA
Glenholm CT
Gould Academy ME
Governor’s Academy MA
Gow NY
Grand River Acadamy OH
Grier PA
Groton MA
Hampshire Country NH
Hawaii Preparatory HI
Hebron Academy ME
High Mowing NH
Hill PA
Hillside MA
Hockaday TX
Holderness NH
Hoosac NY
Hyde ME
Idyllwild Arts Academy CA
Kent CT
Kents Hill ME
Kildonan NY
Kimball Union NH
Kiski PA
Lawenceville NJ
Lawrence Academy MA
Leysin American Switzerland
Linden Hall PA
Loomis Chaffee CT
Madeira VA
Marvelwood CT
Masters NY
Mercersburg Academy PA
Middlesex MA
Midland CA
Millbrook NY
Milton Academy MA
Miss Hall’s MA
Miss Porter’s CT
New Hampton NH
North Country NY
Northfield Mount Herman MA
Oak Hill VA
Ojai Valley CA
Oldfields MD
Oxford Academy CT
Peddie NJ
Phillips Academy MA
Phillips Exeter NH
Pomfret CT
Portsmith Abbey RI
Proctor Academy NH
Purnell NJ
Putney VT
Rectory CT
Rumsey Hall CT
Salisbury CT
Santa Catalina CA
Shawnigan Lake BC Canada
South Kent CT
St George’s RI
St Johnsbury Academy VT
St Mark’s MA
St Paul’s
St. Andrew’s DE
St. Timothy’s MD
Stevenson CA
Stoneleigh-Burnham MA
Storm King NY
Suffield CT
Tabor Academy MA
Taft CT
TASIS Switzerland (The American School in Switzerland)
The Orme AZ
The Thacher CA
The Webbs CA
Tilton NH
Trinity Pawling NY
Verde Valley AZ
Vermont Academy VT
Villanova Preparatory CA
Virginia Episcopal VA
Walnut Hill MA
Wasatch Academy UT
Western Reserve OH
Westminster CT
Westover CT
Westtown PA
White Mountain NH
Williston Northhampton MA
Winchendon MA
Wolfeboro NH
Woodberry Forest VA
Woodhall CT
Woodside Priory CA


Choate Rosemary Hall
– – Wallingford CT



Foxcroft School
– – Middleburg VA



Hawaii Preparatory Academy
– – Kamuela HI



Woodbury Forest School
– – Woodbury Forest VA



St. Andrews School
– – Middletown DE

Lynn Hamilton is the only area Consultant with long standing membership of all these professional organizations:

  • Certified Educational Planner (CEP)
  • Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Former Member of the Board, and Ethics Committee
  • National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC)
  • Western Association of College Admission Counselors (WACAC
  • Association of Educational Therapists (AET)
  • National Association of Therapeutic Schools & Programs (NATSAP)
  • Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) The only qualified Flex-Test administrator on the Central Coast
  • Lifetime Credential as California Community College Special Education Instructor
  • Gap Year Association
Lynn is a founding Member of the IECA Foundation, dedicated to identifying and supporting programs that have significant impact on students and their educational environments.

She is a former Member of the Board of Governors of Westover School.

If you Have Any Questions Call Us On (805) 845-9444