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How to Apply
Apply to Tabor

Step 5: The SAO Application

Tabor uses SSAT’s Standard Application Online (SAO) as our singular application.

Please note, you must visit the SSAT site and create a Web Login ID in order to complete an SAO for Tabor Academy.

If you have technical issues using the SAO site, please contact SAO directly. Their support line is 609-683-4440, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, or email

  • Please follow the instructions provided within the SAO portal for submitting your materials.
  • Your application is forwarded to Tabor once you have paid the application fee.
  • Please allow 48 hours for the processing of items submitted through the SAO; you can track the progress via your checklist on the MyTA portal.

Click read more for details pertaining to artists and musicians.
NOTE: Artists and musicians wishing to share (optional) supplemental materials are welcome to do so via Dropbox. Click here to create a Dropbox account and make a folder with images of your artwork and/or music file. Once files have been uploaded, share the folder through Dropbox with Tricia Smith, Chair of the Art Department, at Ms. Smith will then receive a notification of your submission to her dropbox. Music files may be shared with Nadine Cunningham, Chair of the Music Department, via email at:

Applicants from China: Rather than using Dropbox, please use to create your portfolio and email the link to


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