Lawrenceville School - Review #1

Read more details about Lawrenceville School on their 2018-19 profile page.
Lawrenceville School
5

About the Author:

College EnrolledNew York University
Home Town, State Bronx, NY
Years Attended Boarding School5
Activities During Boarding SchoolGirls Varsity Crew Girls Soccer Community Singers Community Service Literary Magazine

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The house system is unique to different boarding schools and the dress code.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
My senior year was the best year because I had the most free time to care for myself and go to the gym, eat healthy, and work on college.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Good luck and never silence yourself.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
Its pretty.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Stephens is the best dorm and be nice to the dining staff.

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Academics are tough. Often stressful and intense. I liked the freedom to choose classes my senior year as to what my interests were after fulfilling my graduation requirements

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
They definitely taught a lot of self discipline and forced me to take care of my body even off season. To regularly stretch and eat healthily in preparation for a tough workout or just to take care of this body that I have.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
It builds character and team work is essential in theatre projects.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
Student run and an easy way to make friends.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
The single and double choices gives students who are different, either extroverted or introverted a chance to have a say to their living environment and its healthy.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
The food is okay. Lots of vegetarian and vegan options.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Starbucks is near but everything else is pretty expensive.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Its a big enough school to not feel obligated to have toxic relationships with people who are not healthy for you.

Daily Schedule:

Weekday
8:00 AMschool/class
9:00 AMclass
10:00 AMclass
11:00 AMclass
12:00 AMlunch
1:00 PMclass
2:00 PMclass
3:00 PMclass
4:00 PMpractice
5:00 PMdinner
Weekend
1:00 AMsleep
2:00 AMsleep
3:00 AMsleep
4:00 AMsleep
5:00 AMsleep
6:00 AMsleep
7:00 AMsleep
8:00 AMclass
9:00 AMclass
10:00 AMclass
Read more details about Lawrenceville School on their 2018-19 profile page.

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