A+ World Academy - Review #1
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||2017-2018|
|Sports and Activities:||member of Baking Club, member of holiday Club and part of the Yearbook team.|
|Home Town, State:||Oslo|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
A + World Academy is an Unique School which allows you to grow as a person. It offers a program combining normal classes With Field studies all around the world, allowing you to Discover new Places and different cultures.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
The best thing that happened was meeting all the great People. My current best friends are all People i met on-board. We all live on different sides of the world and visiting them is what i look forward to the most. I also received an award for global Citizen and this shows how much you learn from the travelling and experiencing the world.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
My best advice is put away all stereotypes and let the People you meet surprise you. Be open for all challenging facing you and prepare to push out of Your comfort zone.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
The fact that you experience the world and learn how to circumnavigate the world.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
If you get accepted to this amazing School my wish for you is that you enjoy every second of the Journey. It is the most unique experience and make sure you get the most of it. Climbe the mast every time you set sail, volunteer for galley duty and walk the extra mile in every situation possible.
1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The academics where varied and the Field studying made them alot more interesting then what you would find at a regular School. The concept of traveling the world while having classes allows you to get other perspectives and better Insights in what you are actually studying and how it Works in practise.
1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The athletic program is exiting in the way that u never know what sport comes NeXT. The fact that you visit a lot of different Places opens up for so many possibilities when it comes to sports. Most likely you will participate in all kinds of sports, everything from hiking in the Rainforest to diving With the enormous Creatures of the sea.
1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
While I was a student we had a course where we learned how to use programs allowing us to create Visual art and designs. It is a skill i wouldn't have learned anywhere else and the fact that we were travelling the world inspired us to create all kinds of amazing designs and art.
1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
The Clubs at the School allowed us to create an everyday With exiting and fun activities. Baking Club allowed us to treat our-self With good Food and holiday Club allowed us to keep intact With the traditions we had back home.
1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
The dorm life onboard the ship is really unique, it can be challenging but still it is what i miss the most about the program. You sleep in hamocks and you share room With 30 others. This makes it possible to always be together With the amazing friends you encounter on the Journey and you will feel a special belonging to the student body.
1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
The meals are together With everyone at the school and you participate in the making of the Food and cleaning of the dishes. This is a way of understanding all the effort put into the meals and helps you get a perspective in all the effort. You appreciate every meal in a different way after understanding everything behind it. It is also a social and relaxing time With all Your friends.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
This is a special case. You always surround yourself With a different town. This is amazing and unique. It is quite the experience being on-board a ship itself and in addition to this you are allowed to explore the entire world.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
The social life on the ship is intense and amazing. You will be social at all times, even at night. There are always People around. you learn about yourself and interaction on another Level.
Alumni Reviews Review School
- Review Description
- KG A + World Academy is an Unique School which allows you to grow as a person. It offers a program combining normal classes With Field studies all around the world, allowing you to Discover new. . .
- Kristiansand Katedralskole Gimle The biggest difference from other schools is that all the students live on a ship while sailing the world. That experience is something you can carry for the rest of your life.Another aspect of. . .
- None The moats unique thing about A+ World Academy is the fact that it’s a school on a tall ship. You’re not only attending the school, you’re also working as a crew member on the ship. . .
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