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7 Fictional Schools to Enroll At If Your Hogwarts Letter Never Arrives

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If you walked into the halls on your first day this year wishing they had a little more of any of the above: magic, adventure, romance, or secrets – this roundup is for you. It may be too late to switch schools now, but read on for seven to consider transferring to at the end of the semester!

 

Grove Academy from the Rebel Belle series

It’s Harper Price and some of her classmates that make first period a little more than ordinary: after an incident at a school dance, she acquires crazy powers and becomes one in a line of ancient guardians. Maybe think twice about borrowing her lip gloss. And look out for the third book, Lady Renegades, on April 12th 2016!

 

St. Vladimir’s Academy from Vampire Academy

This is where vampires go to get an education in magic, half-human teens train to protect them, and you go when you’re craving a binge-reading session that will turn you into a nocturnal creature.

 

The Academy from Zodiac

Two notes: 1. expect astrology to be on the final and 2. you may also be tasked with uniting twelve worlds as one Zodiac against an exiled guardian who’s returned to seek revenge.

 

Blythewood Academy from the Blythewood series

A suggested packing list for this elite girls’ boarding school: a toothbrush, any extraordinary powers you might have, and a keen eye for the distinction between good and evil.

 

J.P. Zenger High from Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie & Sophomores and Other Oxymorons

Hear us out: while you may think you’re walking into an ordinary day in a high school just like your own, it 100% won’t be because you’ll have Scott guiding you through with his infinite wisdom. Case in point:

“If you’re friends with a girl in kindergarten, try to stay friends with her when you get older because otherwise she might forget she ever knew you, and she might get so drop-dead gorgeous you don’t have the guts to remind her that you once shared a pack of peanut-butter crackers.”

 

The School of America in Paris from Anna and the French Kiss

“Who sends their kid to boarding school? It’s so Hogwarts. Only mine doesn’t have cute boy wizards or magic candy or flying lessons.”

What you and Anna will learn pretty quickly is that Paris is FULL of cute boys, even if they’re not wizards, and that wishes have a way of coming true in the city of lights.

 

Wexford Boarding School from the Shades of London series

Well, you definitely won’t be bored starting a new boarding school in London while a killer is mimicking the deeds of Jack the Ripper and you can tag along with Louisiana teen Rory…who’s the only one who can see him.

 

Still torn up about Hogwarts?  Understandable.  Check out this list of books the characters of Harry Potter (and you) should read!

 

 

 

 

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