How to Apply

Application to our program is done through the ABC National Chapter. The link to learn how to apply can be found here. Prospective applicants should get started early!

The application process begins a year prior to enrolling. For example, if a student is currently in the 8th grade, he would be applying for the 9th grade.

A Better Chance of New Canaan is a Community School Program, which offers unique advantages. Students experience the independence they would find at a boarding school, but with the backstop of a residential home and a family-style setting. This includes resident directors who have daily interaction with the students and provide guidance as needed, as well as host families.

Becoming an A Better Chance Scholar is a three-step process: click here to learn more and start the process today! And for more information on your FAQs, click here.


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