Camden Military Academy - Review #1

Camden Military Academy
5

About the Author:

College Enrolled The Citadel
Home Town, State (Country) Charleston, SC
Years Attended Boarding School 1
Activities During Boarding School I participated in Cross Country, Soccer, The Key Club and represented alpha company for the club.

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
A couple things that make my school unique, is the superb training in leadership and excellence. As well as the environment which pushes everyone to achieve greatness.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
The best thing that happened to me at this school was the growth I had as a young man and the prosperity in my grades. Specifically the rigorousness of the courses and how they taught me to focus more rather than play around.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
I would have appreciated the opportunity more.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
The growth and development to make me a better leader and person.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
My advice to new cadets would be to make the most of everything available at CMA. There are tremendous opportunities at CMA, seize them! A company forever

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The academics at my school range from 7th grade courses all the way up to college courses. This ensures that everyone can receive an education with unlimited potential. The thing I liked the most about my academics was the teachers and how each one taught with passion.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The athletics at my school are very abundant and very inclusive. This is what I like the most about it, there are sports for everyone and the coaches are very dedicated to the improvement of their players. Also, if you choose to not play a sport then mandatory intramural games are required, and these games are typically very fun and competitive.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I know this is available but I did participate in these things. There is a yearly talent show as well.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
The extracurricular activities at my school contain a wide variety of groups. Some offerings that are specific to the school are C.A.P. or Civil Air Patrol which is an incredible experience. The thing I like the most about these activities is the fun in which they all encase.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
To me, the thing I like the most about dorm life is how initially a random group of boys coincide in one barracks and although each one is different. Over time they come together and become one unit and one family.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
The dining facility is located at the center of the campus. We eat promptly on the weekdays for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and for every meal they offer fresh fruit, salad, desserts, and PB & J's, and the meal for that day.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
The school's town is located in Camden which a very historic town and also the oldest inlet town of all South Carolina. the thing I like most about it is the people who are all very kind.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
The social life at my school is very inclusive and the friendships that are formed here are long-lasting and bonding.

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