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THRIVE Postgraduate Program

EXPLORE THE in-between

Your Gap Year Plan Starts Here

  • EARN COLLEGE CREDIT
    Earn college credit that is transferable to colleges and universities across Virginia through our partnership with Rappahannock Community College.
  • SCHOOL LIFE
    Participate in all that St. Margaret’s has to offer, including practicing with athletic teams, engaging in leadership seminars, attending Chapel, living with friends in a residence hall, and lots of enjoyable weekend activities. 
  • COLLEGE PLANNING 
    Work individually throughout the year with our college counselors to plan for the next step in your college transition.
  • WHEAT CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE LEARNING
    Improve your organizational skills, gain academic reinforcement in multiple disciplines, and prepare for standardized testing. 
  • MENTORSHIP
    Gain a mentor before you even arrive on campus. This mentor is a St. Margaret’s faculty member specifically chosen based on your interests and needs as a THRIVE student. Weekly mentorship meetings are a hallmark of our program.

Take the Next Step

St. Margaret’s THRIVE Postgraduate Program is a proven, structured gap year experience for girls who dare to excel. If you’re looking for a personalized program that will help you develop skills in leadership, self-sufficiency, communication, and building confidence, then look no further!

Where else can you find a program with a diverse and inclusive community of students from all over the world completing college courses, participating in clubs and athletics, partnering with mentors, and preparing for college and life beyond high school?

Let’s talk! We’d love to chat with you about our successful THRIVE Postgraduate Program.

Office of Admission: admit@sms.org

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