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Phillips Academy,

at Andover, Mass.; college preparatory boarding and day school; opened 1778, chartered 1780 by Samuel PhillipsPhillips, Samuel,
1752–1802, American educator and politician, b. North Andover, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1771. A member of the Massachusetts provincial congress (1775–80) and a delegate to the state constitutional convention (1779–80), he served in the state
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. Founded for boys, it is the oldest incorporated academy in the United States and has served as the model for many later schools. In 1972 the academy became coeducational when Abbot Academy, a neighboring girls' school, was incorporated. The school is often called Andover or Phillips Andover. Andover Theological Seminary (now part of Andover Newton Theological School at Newton Centre, Mass.) was affiliated from 1808 to 1908. The Addison Gallery of American Art houses well-known collections.
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Jones' exemplary academic record at Hampton opened to higher education at Phillips Andover Academy, Harvard College and finally Columbia University for a PhD under the pioneering anthropologist Franz Boas, who found him brilliant.
Phillips Andover 7, Worcester Academy 5; Worcester Academy 11, Phillips Andover 7: Mariano Ricciardi was 4 for 5 with an RBI and John Crimmin was 2 for 3 with two RBIs to propel the host Hilltoppers (6-3, 5-1) over Phillips Andover (4-2, 3-1) in the second game.
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Although educated at Phillips Andover, Harvard, and the University of Virginia's law school, he shows mercy in describing the conceit and self-importance of fellow Harvard men Roosevelt and Lodge.
The author himself is of relatively high birth as the son of a literary editor and grandson of a Princeton graduate and presidential candidate, educated at Phillips Andover, Harvard, and the University of Virginia's law school, yet he spares no mercy in describing the conceit and self-importance of fellow Harvard men Roosevelt and Lodge.
They are what allow the most recent immigrant, the child from a group home, the paraplegic, and the legacy child at Phillips Andover Academy to all have a chance to attend Harvard University or a public college.
Moore then discusses her own teaching about Islam to eleven Phillips Andover Academy students.
The concept of unfair advantage is an intriguing one for a president who was a C student at Phillips Andover and got a less-than-scintillating 1206 on his SATS - a full 180 points below the median score for the Yale University class of '68 into which he was accepted as a "legacy admittee.
Becoming the headmaster at Phillips Andover - where he spent nine years - was purely "blind luck.
He is a graduate of Phillips Andover Academy and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School.
Phillips Andover 45, Worcester Academy 42: Lexi Hackett scored 21 points, but the host Hilltoppers (7-7) couldn't hold onto a 27-19 halftime lead in a loss to Phillips Andover.
Republican voucher backers are quick to note that Bush, who had a privileged private education at Phillips Andover Academy in Massachusetts, sent his twin daughters to a public high school while he served as governor.