IYM Annual Prep School Fair 2019

“Come Join Us for An afternoon of Educational Opportunities at IYM’s 15th Annual Prep School Fair”

The fair is open to the general public and all middle and high school students, parents and guidance counselors are invited. In 2005, IYM hosted its first Annual Prep School Fair which was attended by only 9 schools. Every year the fair has grown and last year’s fair was attended by more than 96 schools from around the country. This year’s fair is expected to exceed that and will be held at Riverside Church on the following date and time.

Date: Saturday, September 28th, 2019
Time: 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. – Junior Boarding School Panel Discussion

Time: 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. – Prep School Fair

Location: The Riverside Church – 91 Claremont Ave, New York NY 10027

Trains: #1 IRT local to 116th St. Columbia University/Broadway – walk north on Broadway to 120th street. Turn left and walk one block to Claremont; then make right to address half block on left MTA Trip Planner Link.
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Meet with representatives from various independent schools. Learn about the many benefits of a private boarding school education. Information on the admission process, academic curriculum, extracurricular activities and financial assistance will be provided.

List of schools registered to attend this year:

Academy of the New Church, American University Prep, Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock, *Bement School, Berkshire School, Blair Academy, Brandon Hall School, Brook Hill School, Brooks School, *Cardigan Mountain School, Cate School, Choate Rosemary Hall, Church Farm School, Concord Academy, Darrow School, Deerfield Academy, *Eaglebrook School, Episcopal High School, *Fay School, *Fessenden School, Fork Union Military Academy, Fountain Valley School, George School, Governor’s Academy, Gow School, Grand River Academy, Groton School, Gunnery School, Hill School, Hotchkiss School, Hun School, Idyllwild Arts Academy, *Indian Mountain School, Interlochen Arts Academy, Kent School, Lake Forest Academy, Lawrence Academy, Lawrenceville School, Linden Hall School, Loomis Chaffee School, Mercersburg Academy, Middlesex School, Millbrook School, Milton Academy, Miss Porter’s School, *North Country School, Northwood School, Oldfields School, Pennington School, Perkiomen School, Phillips Academy Andover, Pomfret School, Portsmouth Abbey School, Proctor Academy, Rabun Gap School, *Rectory School, Ross School, *Rumsey Hall School, St. Bede Academy, St. Andrew’s School, St. George’s School, St. James School, St. Mark’s School, St. Paul’s School, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, Salem Academy, Solebury School, Stanford Online High School, Stony Brook School, Stuart Hall School, Suffield Academy, Tabor Academy, Thacher School, The MacDuffie School, The Village School, The Webb Schools, TMI-The Episcopal School of Texas, Trinity Pawling School, Valley Forge Military Academy, Walnut Hill Sch. for the Arts, Westminster School, West Nottingham Academy, White Mountain School, Winchendon School, Woodberry Forest School, Worcester Academy, Wyoming Seminary.

(*Junior Boarding School)


 Once again, we are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Marriott Hotels to offer you special rates at four of their top hotels in Manhattan. Marriott Hotels will block rooms from Friday September 27 through Sunday September 29, 2019. You can make your reservations through the links below for each hotel but please make sure to note the reservation cut-off dates for each.

Marriott Marquis (Times Square) – 1535 Broadway at West 45th  https://book.passkey.com/go/InspiringMinds2019

Phone Reservation: 1-877-303-0104 – reference IYM room block for the dates above

Cut-off date: Thursday, September 5, 2019

 The Algonquin Hotel Times Square, Autograph Collection – 59 West 44th Street

Book your group rate for Inspiring Young Minds Fall Fair Room Block Sep2019

Phone Reservation: 212-840-6800 – reference IYM room block for the dates above

Cut-off date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel – Two Times Square, 714 Seventh Avenue at West 48th

Book your group rate for Inspiring Young Minds    

Phone Reservation: 212-765-7676 – reference IYM fair room block for the dates above

Cut-off date:  Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel – 811 Seventh Avenue at West 53rd


Phone Reservation: 212-581-1000 – reference IYM fair room block for the dates above

Cut-off date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/Herald Square – 71 West 35th Street

Book your group rate for Inspiring Young Minds Fall Fair Room Block

Phone reservation: 1-800-321-2211 – reference IYM fair room block for the dates above

Cut- off date: Monday, September 2, 2019