Westtown School - Review #22
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||2007-2011|
|Sports and Activities:||volleyball, model un, work program, senior play, indoor track, class officer, team captain|
|Home Town, State:||Danvers, MA|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The Westtown boarding experience because it makes a strong community among the students.The community dinners because everyone has to attend and have a good time watching community talent.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I met so many great lifelong friends and got an awesome education that opened up my mind to new ideas. I grew to be a more accepting person, and understand that we all come from very different backgrounds. I have many friends from different countries.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
The advice I wold give, is to not push the community away. A lot of kids arent used to the Westtown culture but if you accept it you will have the best experience.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
I loved my friends, professors, and living at school!
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Understand that your time at Westtown is precious and that when you leave, you will realize how awesome your time in high school was there.
1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
We had work program- helped a lot with learning responsibility and cleaning up after yourself and others. Just helping out the community in generalSports- Great way to be active and also bond with teachers who were your coaches and students who were your teammatesClubs- Helped us all zone in on things we really loved doing, like model un, where I went to conferences at ivy league schools and met other students
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
I loved West Chester because of the nature that surrounded the school and the town. It had enough shops and restaurants but as also very peaceful.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Everyone could just be themselves. It wasn't like normal high schools where everyone has to try really hard to keep up appearances.
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- UVA Small Quaker school, tight group, not so much focused on strong academics as much as creating good individuals in society.. . .
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- Bard College Two aspects of Westtown that stand out in particular are its sense of community, and the education driven towards social change. Its sense of community is in part due to the fact that Westtown is. . .
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