Linden Hall School - Review #4
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||2004-2009|
|Sports and Activities:||During my time at Linden Hall, I was the captain of the volleyball, basketball, and riding teams; Student Ambassador; Scholastic Arts honoree; involved in Pride of the Lions; and the President of Student Council my Senior year.|
|College Enrolled:||Temple University|
|Home Town, State:||Lititz, PA|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Linden Hall provides its students with unimaginable opportunities that you can't get at any other school. Because of my 6 years at this school, my best friends have reigned from different towns, different states, different countries, and even different continents. I've experienced different cultures and have even learned different languages. Linden Hall is not JUST a school that will provide you with the best education available, it's a family that will stick with you through everything.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
Linden Hall has taught me to be an independent young woman and has most definitely prepared me for college. I was given many traveling opportunities because of the diverse environment and also leadership opportunities that you wouldn't be able to hold at any other school.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Everyone has been in your shoes at one point, so there's no need to worry. All of the girls are open to everyone who walks on to Linden Hall's campus for the first time.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
The leadership opportunities that were available to me are not found at any other school. Because of my high involvement in Linden Hall, I am the strong and independent young woman I am today.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Be friendly, study hard, and ask for help when you need it.
1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
At Linden Hall, you will find faculty members who SINCERELY care about you. They're not just there to teach, they're there to HELP. With many of the faculty holding doctorate degrees, you are guaranteed to receive information from very knowledgeable scholars in their fields. The faculty is always involved in the school and, as I said, they're always available for help, even on the weekends, since many of the faculty live on campus. Linden Hall definitely is a challenging school, but you can make it as challenging as you want with the great number of AP and honors classes available.
1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
During my sophomore year, I decided to try out for the basketball team. Did I have any prior basketball experience? No. But, with hard work and great coaches, I was able to quickly succeed, and I even became captain my Senior year! Because our school is so small, we are introduced to many opportunities, including sports.
1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
Our Arts Program is outstanding. The Theater Department performs 3 plays a year in our new theater. Many girls are enjoy taking art classes, and many of them receive awards from the Scholastic Art Awards.
1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
We at Linden Hall have a countless number of clubs and activities you may join including Student Council, The Ledger (our newspaper), the literary magazine, dance club, sports, art clubs, math club, and many, MANY more.
1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
It was really nice being able to be with my friends outside of class. Also, whenever I had a question about my homework, most of my teachers were available to answer questions. It also prepared me (having a roommate) for college.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Lititz is a very quaint town with many little shops and cafes, including a pharmacy a block away from campus and a park 3 blocks away.. The girls are allowed off campus during their free time to explore, grab some coffee, or do some shopping.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Linden Hall participates in social events with local boys schools. We do activities with them such as bowling, dances, and community service.
|8:00 AM||Classes start|
|12:45 AM||Classes resume|
|3:00 PM||Academic Help|
|3:45 PM||After-school activities, such as sports|
|7:30 PM||Study hall|
|9:00 PM||Free time|
|10:00 PM||Dorm meetings|
|10:45 PM||Lights out|
|11:00 AM||Activities such as movies, shopping, or field trips|
|11:30 PM||Lights out|
Alumni Reviews Review School
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- Washington & Lee University Linden Hall's community is unlike any other. Although the students come from completely different backgrounds and more than 30 countries around the globe, they are all friendly, caring, engaged, hard-working, and driven. They are passionate. . .
- Davidson College Linden Hall is very unique in its high level academics. I felt completely prepared for college through standardized test prep and challenging coursework, as well as interactive class discussions and effective writing assignments. The teachers. . .
- Princeton University Linden Hall undoubtedly has great academics. However, what I believe truly sets it apart from other schools, especially other schools offering similarly rigorous course loads, is the community. We are a small school. . .
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