Baylor School - Review #3

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Baylor School
5

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School:
2011-2012
Sports and Activities:
I valued the arts program at Baylor the most as I found what I love and want to pursue in the future: theatre. For all four years of my time, I participated in an art internship at the University of Tennessee and took my opportunity to love drawing.
College Enrolled:
Yale University
Home Town, State:
Raleigh, North Carol, NC

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Baylor has a unique camaraderie among its students. I have witnessed family relationships between faculty and friends that will last forever. These people keep in touch with me, and I feel like my connections opened new doors for me. Now being an alum at Yale, I see my relationships are much closer there.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I have plenty experiences when I was grateful to be a Baylor student. I was selected for a prestigious scholarship for my math and science abilities.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
There is nothing I would have done differently at my experience at Baylor, because everything that happened was amazing.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
I loved the academic rigor, friendships, and demanding athletic programs Baylor had to offer.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Miss Kitty's Cafe is definitely one of the best places for a snack at Baylor. I would recommend visiting the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute (TNACI), which is an amazing place to view wildlife.

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Our math and science departments at Baylor are definitely core strengths. Many students participate in Chemistry Competitions across the United States and find math classes to be challenging as teachers try to bring up the difficulty and interest in students for subjects.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Baylor has a nationally recognized swimming program for quite a long time and has many distinguished features in other areas as well. As you visit Baylor, you see that successful students strive from diligence in the work they put in and out of school. They understand that there is no easy way out for success, so they fight for it.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
As mentioned, Baylor has an outstanding arts program located in the heart of the roddy theatre. Students from across the world participate in arts at Baylor, and more than half of the school looks forward to performing in the arts at Baylor.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
I liked how diverse the extracurricular program at Baylor was. There were more than 50 clubs to choose from since the time I was there, and most of them had a lot of value.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorm life at Baylor was a really magnificent experience for me. furthermore, We sometimes go hiking on weekends and go out to eat at restaurants for advisory dinners.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
Dining is a strength at Baylor. There are lots of choices available from day to day, ranging from soups, salads, meats, sandwiches, and all kinds of pasta.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Our Rivalry school, McCallie has a distinct relationship with Baylor in the field of football. They are located near downtown Chattanooga, where most Baylor students go to enjoy their time.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Everyone at Baylor is very comforting and talkative. I loved the connections I made and I value them from day to day.

Daily Schedule:

Weekday
8:45 AM
First Period of School
10:00 AM
Chapel
12:00 AM
Lunch
3:30 PM
End of School
4:00 PM
After School Activites
7:00 PM
End of after school activities
7:00 PM
Dinner
8:00 PM
Check-in and Study Hall
10:00 PM
End of Study Hall
11:00 PM
Lights out and Bed
Weekend
12:00 PM
Checkin
1:00 AM
choice
2:00 AM
choice
3:00 AM
choice
4:00 AM
choice
5:00 AM
choice
6:00 AM
choice
7:00 AM
choice
8:00 AM
checkin
12:00 PM
lights out
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Class of 2012
5.00 6/12/2017
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Baylor School Alumni #3
Class of 2012
5.00 1/16/2018
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  • Enrollment: 1,050 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $57,340
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $28,310
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 14 students
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