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Phillips Exeter Academy

20 Main St, Exeter, NH 03833-2460
+1 603-772-4311
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Historic Library

Good. Featured on BBC News. Serves the prep school and is very impressive in content and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
mcdikrb
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Northwich, United Kingdom
Nice campus

Looks more like a college campus, and has nice architecture. We drove quite a long way to get here... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Camperzzzz
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Ohio
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20 Main St, Exeter, NH 03833-2460
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Good. Featured on BBC News. Serves the prep school and is very impressive in content and architecture.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Looks more like a college campus, and has nice architecture. We drove quite a long way to get here to drop our son off at a week-long math workshop that he got a scholarship to attend. My son stayed in the dorms and had a...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

I just visited Exeter on a reunion meeting. From the time I went to Exeter 55 years ago many things have changed. First of all when I went there it was strictly boys only. Today it is coeducational which makes quite a difference from before....More

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Whether you're visiting the campus with a prospective student or just passing by, take the time to visit the library - an architectural wonder - and the other academic buildings on campus. Don't be surprised when students you pass on the paths greet you cheerily...More

Thank George K
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've walked the campus several times, especially in the fall when the trees are a riot of color. The chapel and art museum are very nice, and the architecture and grounds are beautiful. It's one of the best and most historic prep schools in the...More

Thank NHjo
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Have attended musical and dramatic performances and have never been disappointed! Whether visiting for the history or looking for a child's first class education or a novel souvenir from the campus book store, PEA as we call it is a must see in Exeter!

Thank MausX
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

PEA is an elite private high school; most of the students live on the campus. The campus is huge, and the architecture is both classical and modern. The most notable building is a stunning library designed by the famous architect Louis Kahn famous for its...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

What can I say. We moved here because of Phillips Exeter and it didn't disappoint. The school is like a college and really makes the town of Exeter what it is. Many of the resources of the school are available to the community like lectures,...More

1  Thank SusanfromSTL
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

Our daughter attended for 4 years and her focus, sociability, leadership and personality improved exponentially....graduated 2015...on to a great university. Tough, but an experience to be obtained if at all possible...scholarships available. We got involved... joined the parents leadership committee.

1  Thank Murray M
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is an amazing school! Inside and out! The method of teaching is outstanding. The grounds are gorgeous.

Thank Tisani
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