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Sam Moss III '63

Dean of College Guidance

Sam Moss ('63) has been a member of Darlington's faculty since 1982 and currently serves as dean of college guidance and president of The Cum Laude Society. Following his graduation from Darlington in 1963, Sam earned his B.A. from Sewanee: The University of the South (Tenn.) and an M.A.T. from Jacksonville University (Fla.) with additional study at Oxford University in England. He has served on a number of admissions advisory boards at various colleges throughout the Southeast and has served as president of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Association for College Counseling in Independent Schools (ACCIS), and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), among numerous other professional positions.

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B.A. Sewanee - University of the South
M.A.T. Jacksonville University

Podcast Episode 31: A Chat with Sam Moss ('63)

November 4, 2021
In this Darlington Connects episode, host Julie Lucas ('97), Darlington's chief advancement officer, talks with longtime Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63) about his time at Darlington as a student, his career path, and his upcoming retirement after 40 years of service to Darlington and 55 years in independent school education.

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Moss (‘63) to retire after 40 years of service to Darlington

October 14, 2021
After 40 years of Service to Darlington School and 55 years in independent school education, Sam Moss (‘63) will be retiring as dean of college guidance at the end of the school year. He will continue to live on campus and serve in a part-time role during the 2022-2023 school year.

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Darlington SAT scores top local, state and national averages

September 29, 2020
SAT scores for students at Darlington School were above the local, state and national averages, according to data released by The College Board.

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85 Darlington students earn AP Scholar designation

August 4, 2020
During the 2019-20 school year, 85 Darlington students earned the designation of AP Scholar by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams.

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Cum Laude inducts 23 students

May 4, 2020
The Darlington Chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducted 23 students during a virtual installation ceremony on Monday, May 4.

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Chapel Talk: Sam Moss III ('63)

Upper School | Jennifer Collins, April 30, 2020
This week's chapel talk comes to you from Sam Moss III ('63), dean of college guidance. Mr. Moss reflects on the differences and similarities between his time as a student at Darlington and now, and the core values that connect. 

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Darlington SAT scores top local, state and national averages

November 9, 2018
SAT scores for students at Darlington were above the local, state and national averages on an updated report recently released by The College Board.

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Discipline and the College Admissions Process

College Guidance | Sam Moss III '63, October 11, 2018
Especially in light of recent violent events, such as the shootings at Virginia Tech, colleges want to know everything that they can about student behavior so that they can differentiate properly between “youthful indiscretion” and real potential for harm or danger on their campuses.

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Tour England with Mr. Moss on spring break

September 19, 2018
Darlington students, families, friends and alumni are invited to spend spring break in England with faculty members Sam Moss (’63) and Ivy Brewer. The trip will depart March 8 and return March 17, 2019.

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Darlington College Fair welcomes 160 institutions

September 17, 2018
One-hundred-and-sixty colleges and universities from around the country and the globe were on Darlington’s campus Monday, Sept. 17, for the school’s annual College Fair in the Huffman Athletic Center.

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