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What makes mgm美高梅官方直营 unique?
Among independent schools, Tallulah Falls School stands out in many ways. mgm美高梅官方直营的家庭是mgm美高梅官方直营最好的大使之一——他们直接知道mgm美高梅官方直营对学生有一颗心. Those who serve at mgm美高梅官方直营 have a sincere passion for seeing students learn and grow, and it shows in their dedication to helping individual students succeed. 在助教, 学生和家长成为一个更大的家庭和社区的一部分，鼓励学生充分发挥个人和学术潜力. The commitment of mgm美高梅官方直营 to this cause can also be seen in our tuition costs. 这所学校的创始人设想，不管学生的社会经济地位如何，这都是一个致力于学生成功的地方.
What type of student does mgm美高梅官方直营 seek?
mgm美高梅官方直营寻求有学习动机的学生，并致力于成为mgm美高梅官方直营社区的积极分子. In a community, each individual contributes something unique. mgm美高梅官方直营寻找渴望成长的学生，并愿意在他们的生活中争取更大的成功.
Why do students choose to attend mgm美高梅官方直营?
In their effort to prepare for college, many students seek programs that prepare them to be successful. Others are seeking a more positive community where learning and success are encouraged.
Do you accept students with IEPs (Individual Educational Program), 504年计划, or other accommodation plans?
Tallulah Falls School does not recognize IEPs or 504’s as a part of our academic program. However, it is sometimes the case that our small class sizes eliminate the need for accommodations. 有学术/行为适应背景的学生，如果有兴趣申请mgm美高梅官方直营，需要提交一份IEP/504的复印件，连同申请一起进行审核，以确定mgm美高梅官方直营是否能够帮助学生实现他们的教育目标.
Does mgm美高梅官方直营 accept students with behavioral or discipline problems?
While every student is capable of making bad choices during their life, mgm美高梅官方直营不具备提供必要的结构，以适应具有一致的行为问题模式的学生.
Please describe the academic program.
Our classes are college preparatory, with an average class size of 15 students! We believe maintaining smaller classes is critical to learning and success. mgm美高梅官方直营的课程也遵循传统的课程表，学生在整个学年都注册学习相同的学术课程. This schedule provides a more in-depth exploration of each subject. Upper school students may elect to take Advanced Placement courses. 初中生和高中生可以选择在mgm美高梅官方直营校园参加双注册课程，以获得高中和大学的学分.
What types of technology are utilized in the classroom?
While preparing students for success on a college campus, our goal is to integrate technology into the learning process of our classrooms. As educational technology evolves, mgm美高梅官方直营努力保持最新的举措，以保持一个技术上强大的项目. 教室配备了智能板技术，所有学生都得到了谷歌Chromebook. Virtual reality technology creates interactive, hands-on experiences that allow for understanding on many levels. mgm美高梅官方直营 is proud to offer ZSpace labs and VR headsets. We also have a Mac computer lab in the 上学校 and 中学. Our science labs are equipped with the same technology students will encounter in college. 另外, 学生还可以访问乔治亚州大多数学院和大学使用的伽利略研究数据库.
What percentage of mgm美高梅官方直营 graduates are accepted into college?
How do I arrange a visit?
To arrange a visit to the school, contact the Office of 招生 at (706) 754-0400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a date/time for your visit. 也, 学生可以从跟随在校学生的经历中受益，体验成为mgm美高梅官方直营大家庭的一员是什么感觉.
What is the application process for domestic students?
You can apply by pressing any “马上申请” button that you see on our website.
What information is required to be considered for admission?
1. An official school transcript including a record of discipline and attendance.
2. This year's course of study with current grades and/or progress report.
3. Recommendations from Principal, English and Math teachers (included in the online application).
4. Standardized Test Scores.
5. Interview with the 招生 Office. You will be contacted by the 招生 Office to schedule an appointment.
When will I be notified of the 招生 decision?
After the required application materials have been received, 招生委员会将审查申请，并在公布日期前做出录取决定.
My child is on the waitlist, what happens next?
在助教, we may not always have space for all qualified applicants. Therefore, we may have to place some students on the waitlist. If your student is on the waitlist, it is important to keep the lines of communication open. You will be notified as spaces become available. If you decide to enroll your child at another school, please contact us so that we can remove his or her name from the waitlist.
My child has been accepted, what is the next step?
Once you receive the acceptance letter via email, if you are applying for financial aid, you may begin your application by visiting 事实. If you are not applying for financial aid, a link to complete the online enrollment packet will be sent to you with further instructions.
mgm美高梅官方直营为国内学生提供了慷慨的基于需求的经济援助，这大大帮助抵消了学费的成本. 基于成绩的奖学金将根据过去两个学期的平均GPA自动授予. For more information about our financial aid or on how to apply, visit the 金融援助 section on our website.
What costs are included in tuition?
- Room and board (boarding students)
- Meals (lunch - all students, breakfast and lunch - boarding students)
- Google Chromebooks (for use during the school year)
- Laundry service (boarding students)
- Some weekend activities
What costs are not included in tuition?
- 学校和P.E. uniforms (approximately $500 - $700 in the first year)
- Transportation not associated with school activities
- Elective weekend activities
- Personal supplies for school or dormitory
- Mandatory educational trips
What is it like to live on campus?
住在宿舍通过提供日常结构和帮助建立良好的生活习惯来提高学生的学术和个人发展. Students develop deeper relationships by living and growing together in the dorms. Below is an example of a typical school day for a boarding student at mgm美高梅官方直营.
|7:45-8:15 AM||Optional Tutorial in the 上学校 classrooms with teachers. Study Hall is built into the class day|
|8 AM||中学 Day Starts|
|8:15 AM||上学校 Day Starts|
|3 PM||中学 Day Ends|
|3:15-3:45 PM||Optional Tutorial in the 上学校 classrooms with teachers.|
|4 PM||Free Time/Athletic Practice/Club Meetings|
|7 PM||Recreational Time/Free Time in Dorms|
|10 PM||Lights Out for 中学 Students|
|11 PM||Lights Out for 上学校 Students|
|午夜||Lights Out for Seniors|
What activities are available for students?
The majority of students at mgm美高梅官方直营 are involved in extracurricular activities. We believe students gain important life skills such as leadership, 团队合作, and personal achievement by being involved in athletics, 美术, 俱乐部, and weekend activities.
Can day students participate in weekend activities?
All students are encouraged to participate in weekend activities. 高年级学生和初中生必须先联系寄宿制办公室登记参加预定的周末活动.
Students are required to wear uniforms during the academic day. 这些制服可以通过FlynnO'Hara制服在线或在亚特兰大地区的一个地点购买. FlynnO'Hara Uniforms will also visit mgm美高梅官方直营 campus during the summer months. 放学后, students may wear casual clothes on campus provided they meet school dress code requirements.
What transportation is available?
The school provides morning and afternoon shuttle transportation for day students for a nominal fee. For open weekends and breaks, 这所学校提供到亚特兰大哈茨菲尔德-杰克逊国际机场的班车和亚特兰大的接送服务，但需要额外收费.
How many international students attend mgm美高梅官方直营?
Tallulah Falls School enrolls approximately 80 international students each year. Typically, there are students enrolled from over twenty different countries across the globe.
What is the 招生 process for international applicants?
- Completed 应用程序- the application may be accessed on the mgm美高梅官方直营 website.
- Recommendation Forms- Principal/Guidance Counselor, 数学老师, English teacher (accessed via the online application)
- Academic Transcripts- class grades for at least two years translated in English
- Test Scores- TOEFL, 托福考试初级, SSAT, 雅思考试, iTEP, SLATE or Duolingo. Tallulah Falls TOEFL code is 7539
- 面试-(通过视频电话完成)国际招生主任将在提交所需表格后安排面试. Following the first interview, 一些候选人将被邀请与招生管理主任和经济援助主任进行最后的面试.
What testing is required for international applications?
International students are required to take one of the following tests: TOEFL, 托福考试初级, 雅思考试, iTEP, SSAT, 或SLATE或Duolingo. 这些测试的目的是衡量学生在英语课堂上取得成功的能力.
How do I obtain an I-20?
After the student has been accepted by the 招生 Committee, the following should be submitted to issue the I-20:
- Signed enrollment contract
- 付款 of non-refundable tuition deposit (if necessary)
- Medical paperwork required by mgm美高梅官方直营
- Bank document verifying funds available for tuition and fees
- A copy of the student's passport
Once I have the I-20, how do I apply for my visa?
联系当地的U.S. Embassy to schedule your interview for your F1 visa. Be sure to pay the I-901 SEVIS fee before your appointment.
What is the closest airport to the school?
Where do international students stay during school breaks?
Tallulah Falls School schedules several breaks throughout the year associated with major U.S. 为了让学生有时间从学习中解脱出来，体验美国文化的其他方面. These breaks are divided into two categories, open weekends (few days) and long major breaks (one week or longer).
在较短的周末开放假期，学生可留在学校宿舍，并参加地区旅游及活动. There will be a nominal fee charged by mgm美高梅官方直营 to remain in the dorms for the open weekend breaks. This fee will cover lodging, food, transportation, and activities for the weekend.
父母也可以选择让他们的孩子与家庭成员(由父母安排)呆在一起，或者可以得到许可与当地的另一个学生度过开放的周末. In these cases, the parents of both students must submit leave forms for approval.
For the four major breaks (one week or longer), students will be required to leave campus.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Winter break, Spring break
家长负责安排主要的课间休息，并在8月开学前提交课间休息时间表. There are several options for the major breaks:
- Return to home country to spend time with family or have their family visit with them in the U.S.
- Stay with the family of another mgm美高梅官方直营 student (arranged by student/parent).
- Stay with an adult authorized by the parents and approved by mgm美高梅官方直营.
- Travel with organizations specializing in educational trips for students.
How do I provide spending money for my boarding student?
You may provide your child a bank card for accessing money through an ATM on campus, or you may wire transfer money to their school account.
How can a parent communicate with their boarding student while at Tallulah Falls School?
Students are issued a Google Chromebook, an email account, and WiFi is available across campus. There are also phones in the dormitories. 另外, students are allowed to have cellular phones except during the class day, 自修室, 熄灯之后.