St. Margaret's School - Review #1
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||2017-2018|
|Sports and Activities:||I participated in Tennis|
|Home Town, State:||Queens, NY|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The diversity at SMS is quite unique and out-stands the most. The school accepts each student or themselves and works with them according to their pace. The faculty at SMS is also quite supportive. They are always available to listen to your issues.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I made new friends, got exposed to different cultures and met amazing people I will never forget. I gained patience and understanding while going to SMS. I also learned how to manage my time and prioritize my school work before leisure time.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
I would prepare myself to be more opened minded. I thought or boarding school students would be mean and stuck up. The exact opposite happened. Everyone was kind and ensured that you were well.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
I enjoyed the long lasting friends I made and the wonderful faculty who helped me in my process. The school itself was where I always hoped to belong.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
For the incoming students, Please take your clothes out the laundry room when you do laundry ???? but otherwise, be open minded, never be afraid to make friends. Always be yourself!
1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
I enjoyed the extra curricular because they are less intense than sports but still helps you stay fit. The groups are distributed almost equally. So none of the activities are not crowded.
1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorm life is the easiest way to make new friends that will last forever. There are normally two people in each room. New students are placed and returning students choose based on the amount of points earned throughout the year. Late night food is only accessible if it is personally bought and are located in your rooms.
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
The school is situated in a rural area so there is not much to do. However, the school plans activities outside of school.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Social life is good but needs more development. The school is doing a great job by developing it. I love the fact that phones are only allowed in residential building during the week after school hours.
|6:30 AM||Wake up to prepare for school|
|8:00 AM||Go to breakfast|
|8:15 AM||Go to announcements/ chapel/class|
|3:30 AM||TA for 30 minutes|
|4:30 PM||Go to activities|
|5:30 PM||Go to dinner|
|7:15 PM||Study hall|
|9:15 PM||In room studying or hanging with friends|
|10:30 PM||Lights out|
|10:00 AM||Thoroughly clean room|
|12:00 AM||Go to brunch|
|2:00 PM||Do homework|
|5:30 PM||Go to dinner|
|6:00 PM||Chill with friends|
|12:00 PM||Lights out( bed time)|
Alumni Reviews Review School
- Review Description
- N/A The diversity at SMS is quite unique and out-stands the most. The school accepts each student or themselves and works with them according to their pace. The faculty at SMS is also quite supportive. They. . .
- University of Rochester At St. Margaret’s School, girls have the opportunity to not just gain a better education, but also to be around people whom they will have with them through their lives. As a senior, I have. . .
- Case Western Reserve University For me, SMS is unique because it is truly a second home that anyone can be a part of. The sense of community also builds around the school motto, “As we grow in age. . .
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