Phillips Exeter Academy (also known as Exeter, Phillips Exeter, or PEA) is a highly selective, prestigious private secondary school located in Exeter, New Hampshire, in the United States.
Exeter is noted for its application of Harkness education, a system based on a conference format of teacher and student interaction, similar to the Socratic method of learning through asking questions and creating discussions.
Phillips Exeter Academy students and alumni call themselves "Exonians," and faculty and staff often refer to the school as "Exeter" or PEA.
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