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​The Exeter experience stays with you. Four Exonians share their journeys.

Learning is Different Here

We invented “Harkness.” It’s about sharing ideas and taking charge of your learning. It’s about collaboration and respect, where every voice is heard.

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Serving Others is Second Nature

A spirit of empathy and non sibi, or “not for oneself,” infuses everything we do, from 90+ service clubs and projects to individual actions.

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People Make our School

Our community of students and adults is what makes Exeter so special. Their stories reflect shared values and a common energy to find and pursue their passions.  

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Becoming our best selves
Dr. Ned Hallowell at Phillips Exeter Academy.

Dr. Ned Hallowell ’68

At assembly, the psychiatrist and bestselling author takes Exonians inside the minds of those with ADHD. “It’s a blessing and a curse,” he says.


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