Middlesex School - Review #3

Read more details about Middlesex School on their 2020-21 profile page.
Middlesex School
5

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School: 2017-2019
Sports and Activities:Varsity basketball, Varsity basketball co captain (senior year) Dorm Proctor senior year Homeless supply drive Volunteer at homeless shelter in Boston, MA JV Baseball
College Enrolled:UMass Lowell
Home Town, State: Brockton, MA

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The entire experience was not only unique, it was life changing! It opened my eyes and mind up to world I wasn't familiar with. I was able to meet, connect and bond with students from other countries, cultures and walks of life. I was able to learn solid independence and the value of family at the same time.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I was able to explore and learn myself, I matured and just learned to be my best self!
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Be patient while you adjust and learn your surroundings, some things may take time to adjust to especially being away from home. Explore, be open and try any new things that are offered and be open to meeting and becoming friends with all sorts of people from different walks of life! ENJOY, love your life.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
Overall the chance to be great in a place that offers and encouraged exactly that! My junior and senior year was awesome and I am so glad I went to Middlesex
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Hanging out in the Terry room is the best. I loved my experience at Middlesex, you have to make the most of it and enjoy all the moments

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The academics were a challenge however, it made me a more solid student especially in math and that is my most challenging subject. I was pushed and encouraged me to work hard, no give up and ask or help even when I wasn't totally sure I needed it. The thing I liked the most was the huge amount of support from staff and peers

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The athletics program is awesome, just about every sport you can think of is offered for all students and it's encouraged. Along with support on the field/court i's coupled with academics. I felt that was awesome

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I am no big on either however I did a semester in visual arts and it was really cool. I learned with to make short movies and use amazing graphics

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
I was dorm proctor and it was the best experience I've had in my life as of yet. I also did some random volunteer work in a homeless shelter.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorm life was cool, my senior year I was dorm proctor, so I was in charge of a pretty cool group of freshman, it's cool being someone of influence and I take the role to heart

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
We were giving 3 meals a day,and snack as well. We also had a "grill" selection hat we paid for out of pocket. The food was good, breakfast omelets were my favorite

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
The town is kind of small, quiet. It has a busy little town square with the commuter rail station and stores and food shops. I don't know much about the surrounding area except that there's a mall close by. It's very peaceful and I really liked that.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Everyone has their own thing however we don't come together and hang out from time to time. We also would do school things like trips to the movies or outlet mall. We also would go to theme parks and the zoo. My campus life was fun
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  • Review Description
  • Middlesex School Alumni #1
    Class of 2019
    5 Stars  
    Boston University
    Middlesex is probably the boarding school that is far ahead in terms of student body diversity, and I mean that in a very good way. Between geographical and socioeconomic diversity, you really learn a ton. . .
  • Middlesex School Alumni #2
    Class of 2019
    5 Stars  
    Northeastern
    The community that is centered around the circle is welcoming, and the nice fall and spring days leave the students socializing on the circle during free blocks throughout the day and in their free time. . .
  • Middlesex School Alumni #3
    Class of 2019
    5 Stars  
    UMass Lowell
    The entire experience was not only unique, it was life changing! It opened my eyes and mind up to world I wasn't familiar with. I was able to meet, connect and bond with students from. . .
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