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About Our Graduates

Glenbrook Academy faculty members have identified a range of ideal attributes for Academy graduates to demonstrate in adult lives of leadership and service. These attributes both provide focus for current Academy curriculum and underpin the planning for new initiatives.

As an individual, the Academy Graduate . . .
. . . is ethical, honorable, and loyal
. . . is passionate and compassionate
. . . is unabashedly idealistic
. . . seeks to excel and quests for quality
. . . is confident 
. . . solves difficult problems creatively 
. . . makes connections easily
. . . synthesizes ideas across disciplines
. . . is an excellent communicator 
. . . is innovative
. . . possesses a healthy work ethic
. . . is multilingual
. . . seeks a deep understanding of beauty
. . . seeks personal and professional fulfillment
. . . is eager to learn and to keep learning
As a community member, the Academy Graduate . . .
. . . is aware of current local, national, and world events
. . . is aware of and conversant with cultural differences
. . . is active in civic, community, and political groups
. . . is a protector of human rights
. . . fosters strong family and other personal relationships
. . . is adaptable and flexible to challenges and opportunities
. . . challenges boundaries by taking risks
Where They Continue To Study
Since 1985, when the first class of Academy students graduated from Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools, the following colleges and universities have granted admission to our graduates:
Allegheny College Oberlin College
American University Pennsylvania State University
Amherst College Pomona College
Bates College Princeton University
Beloit College Purdue University
Boston University Rensselear Polytechnic Institute
Bradley University Rice University
Brandeis University St. Mary's College
Brown University Smith College
Bryn Mawr College Southern Methodist University
California Institute of Technology Southwestern University
Carleton College Stanford University
Case Western Reserve Syracuse University
Colgate University Trinity College
College of William and Mary Tufts University
Columbia University Tulane University
Cornell College United States Naval Academy
Cornell University Union College
Creighton University University of Arizona
Dartmouth College University of Chicago
Denison College University of Connecticut
DePauw University University of Colorado
Drew University University of Dallas
Duke University University of Illinois at Chicago
Emory University University of Iowa
Franklin and Marshall College University of Kansas
Georgetown University University of Miami
Grinnell College University of Michigan
Hamilton College University of Missouri
Harvard University University of North Carolina
Harvey Mudd College University of Notre Dame
Haverford College University of Oklahoma
Illinois Wesleyan University University of Pennsylvania
Indiana University University of Southern Cal.
Iowa State University University of Texas
Johns Hopkins University University of Vermont
Kenyon College University of Wisconsin
Lehigh University Vanderbilt University
Loyola University Vassar College
Macalester College Washington University
Marquette University Wellesley College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wesleyan University
Miami University of Ohio Wharton School of Economics
Michigan State University Wheaton College
Middlebury College Yale University
Northwestern University  
Northwestern University Honors Medical Program