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Phillips Exeter

Prep School: Talking Trash

Petra Janney | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Petra Janney

College has been a heavenly vacation from the bleak reality that Exeter introduced me to. It's a reality in which shyness is considered a treatable disease; in which knowledge is no match for lung capacity; and in which breaking the mold is only acceptable if you make enough money doing so.

Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Ross

What do the disasters of George W. Bush, the Wall Street melt-down, and the poison of the Tea Party all have in common? Politicos and their puppet ma...

New Year, New Administration, More Clemency

Jason Flom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Flom

Obama ran on a campaign promise of change. He can begin by using the pardon power generously to correct as many individual cases of injustice as possible.

Elite Prep Schools Equipped With College-Size Endowments

New York Times | GERALDINE FABRIKANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Curtis Thomas, a 14-year-old from a poor family living in St. Rose, La., arrived here two years ago to attend Phillips Exeter Academy, he brought...