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Phillips Exeter Academy

(ĕk`sətər), at Exeter, N.H.; coeducational; chartered 1781, opened 1783 by John Phillips. It has been an influential preparatory school and has a notable school library. Heavily endowed (1931) by Edward S. Harkness, the school has a large campus and many fine buildings. Founded as a school for boys, it became coeducational in 1970.


See M. R. Williams, Story of Phillips Exeter (1957).

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Founded in 1781, Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, is one of the top college preparatory, or "prep" or "boarding," schools in the United States.
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Linthicum was raised in the inner city of Baltimore and attended Baltimore city public schools until receiving a scholarship to attend Phillips Exeter Academy through a program known as A Better Chance.
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We greatly value our partnerships with Phillips Exeter Academy and the Academy of International Business Southeast, and look forward to meeting and supporting more deserving students who are passionate about the global opportunities that exist today, and who realize the uniqueness of our time in history.
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