Typical Day

On The Cambridge Prep Experience, a typical day is as follows:

Monday - Saturday


7:45 - 8:45

Breakfast in hall

9:00 - 12:00

Major classes
Major class begins with 'Home Room' (announcements, student questions, settling in) before moving on to a mix of classroom presentations, debates, seminar discussions, field trips, guest speakers, and project work.

12:00 - 1:30

Options include sandwiches in the marketplace, picnics along the river, or local snack bars and cafés.

1:30 - 3:30

Minors are held three days per week.

3:30 - 6:00

Elective activities and walking tours; guided excursions to museums; a daily choice of sports; free time to read, relax, explore.


Dinner in hall


A varying program of films, plays, concerts, and guest speakers, with plenty of opportunities for socializing and spending time with new friends.

9:00 - 10:00

Check-in at the college


All students in their own rooms, quiet

Note: Sundays are more leisurely, with time for outings, rest, and relaxation