Holderness School - Review #7
About the Author:
|College Enrolled||Boston University|
|Home Town, State||Richmond, VA|
|Years Attended Boarding School||3|
|Activities During Boarding School||rock climbing, ski team, outing club, theatre tech,|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The mandatory work program for every student and the balanced mix of academic, athletic, and art exposure required developed ability to focus.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
get the most out of life attitude and great preparation and love for further learning are the biggest assets gained
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
been a little less self assured
4.) What did you like most about your school?
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
participate in all the school has to offer.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Plymouth is great small town easy walking, biking distance from campus.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
school life is so rich and full it is hard to separate social life from all other aspects of it
Alumni Reviews Review School
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- N/A Nestled in rural New Hampshire a unique aspect of Holderness school is its proximity to the White Mountains and the integral part they play over the course of a students education at Holderness. Weekend trips. . .
- St. Joesephs The one thing about Holderness that I thought was incredibly unique, and one of my favorite aspects of the school, is the sense of community. I don't think I've ever been as close to a. . .
- Westminster College Holderness is a very unique school. Aside from the down to earth culture and genuine connections you will make with faculty, two things that make it unique are 'Special Programs' in the spring and the. . .
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