George School - Review #9
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||1979-1980|
|Sports and Activities:||I participated in chorus, drama, tennis, basketball, field hockey and lacrosse.|
|College Enrolled:||University of Delaware|
|Home Town, State:||Dover, DE|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The George School campus is absolutely beautiful. My room senior year had a breathtaking view of a large lawn and trees. It’s a lovely campus to walk around in every season.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
The best part of George School was just about everything. I was not anxious to go away for high school. But our public school was very rural and most of my friends were not planning to go to college. It was not a diverse area and my parents wanted more for me. I tried it. It was an adjustment and within months I fell in love with it.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Give it time. It will be an adjustment. But I really don't remember anyone being unhappy there.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
Everything. Awesome teachers. Great friends. Incredible experience!
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
I loved living in the main building. It was very convenient and the views were beautiful.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Newtown is a lovely town to walk to. We would walk into town for pizza and ice cream.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
I liked hanging out on the front porch of the main building talking to friends . We also hung out on the expansive lawn a lot.
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