Meet the Admissions Team

Welcome!   We are excited that you are interested in The MacDuffie School and are happy to assist you. Located on a beautiful campus in Granby, Massachusetts, The MacDuffie School is a special place with a rich tradition dating back to 1890. Today our school welcomes both girls and boys as boarding and day students in grades six through twelve from all over the United States and across the globe. It is our amazing students who are the heart of our vibrant community, as they offer so many talents academically, artistically, and athletically, among other areas. We encourage you to come and meet our students along with our many dedicated faculty and staff members.  You will learn firsthand about our MacDuffie CIRCLE values: Community, Integrity, Respect, Creativity, Leadership, and Excellence.

Please call our Admissions Office at (413) 255-0000 or e-mail us at to schedule a tour and interview.  We look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

If you are unable to make it to campus we also are offering ZOOM interviews for the 2021-22 academic year.

It is certainly an exciting time to be a part of our MacDuffie School Mustang Family!


Photo of Xiaomeng “Sammi” Yuan

Xiaomeng “Sammi” Yuan

Assistant Director of Admissions


Diploma in Business

Christchurch Polytechnic Institution of Technology (CPIT), NZ

Sammi serves as The MacDuffie School’s Assistant Director of Admissions based out of her home town of Tianjin, China.

She attended college at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology in the beautiful city of Christchurch, New Zealand where she earned her diploma in Business.

Sammi worked in an overseas study program for twelve years.  This company specialized in providing professional consultation to students who are interested in studying at secondary schools in both the United States and the United Kingdom.  She lived in the United States for several years when she worked in Seattle, Washington.

In her free time, Sammi enjoys reading, classical music, and spending time with her family and super energetic little boy.