Brandon Hall School - Review #3

Read more details about Brandon Hall School on their 2021 profile page.
Brandon Hall School
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About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School: 2012-2014
Sports and Activities:I played volleyball, basketball, and ran track. I was a prefect. I was also on student council.
College Enrolled:Gwinnett Tech
Home Town, State: Alpharetta, GA

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
The fact that Brandon hall made your weekends something to look forward to is amazing. Whether it being a bonfire out of simple or going to six flags, the dorm staff always made it so much fun.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
The best thing that happened to me and Brandon Hall was there relationships are formed with my friends, faculty, and staff. Till this day I speak to most of my friends and now I have a very great relationship with one of the staff member at Brandon Hall. I am so lucky to have gone to Brandon Hall.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
If I could’ve done anything differently, I would’ve try to expand my friend group a little bit more during my senior year.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
What I love most about my school is the fact that we are a family.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Love every single second, minute, hour, and day at Brandon Hall. Your time there goes like a blink of an eye

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Brandon Hall has amazing teachers that want to support you and they are always on your team. The fact that you get to work on how you want your schedule to be like is one of the biggest benefits. I also loved that there was a designated time at night to have study hall. That really helped me stay on top of my work and if I needed help I can always go to the learning center and get guidance on how to work on my assignments correctly.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The athletic program at Brandon Hall school is absolutely incredible. Between having pep rally‘s before the big games to celebrating big wins as a score was some thing that was so much fun. Coach drilling does an amazing job with the athletic program at Brandon Hall. Some thing I look forward to every year was coaches versus students to raise money for cancer. I also loved playing volleyball against staff and faculty members as well. So much fun!

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
I had the opportunity to take art with Mrs. Flamer or two years in a row. I am not a very artistic person but with the support from my teacher I exceeded all of my expectations. Whether it was me working with clay or painting one of my favorite projects which was an octopus that got sold in art auction. When it comes to the music and theater program at Brandon Hall I would have to say it is absolutely incredible. Between the one act plays to watching one of my favorite musicals footloose. It was something I look forward to watching.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
The extracurricular activities at Brandon Hall were awesome. The students got the choice as to what they wanted to do after school. I lead more towards sports. As tough as my coaches were on me, it made me such a better athlete and throughout the season I gained more and more confidence.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
I love the dorm life at Brandon Hall. The fact that you got to hang out with all of your friends every single day of the week was so much fun. The dorm staff always made sure everyone and everything was OK. If I could work in the dorms one day and one of my biggest dreams would come true.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
The dining situation and Brandon Hall was great. The food was absolutely delicious. Some thing I looked forward to was Saturday and Sunday brunch. Whether it be a pancake bar or an omelette bar the food was so yummy and the fact we got to eat with all of our friends made it even better.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
The surroundings of the school are beautiful. We are in the middle of a neighborhood that literally looks like Hogwarts. It’s so beautiful. What I liked most about it was the fact that I could go on a run around the neighborhood and completely feel safe.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
The social life of Brandon Hall is so much fun. Everybody that comes in to the school as a new student or even if they’ve been there for quite some time make you feel so welcomed. I have gained friendships that will last a lifetime.
Read more details about Brandon Hall School on their 2021 profile page.

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  • Brandon Hall School Alumni #1
    Class of 2021
    5 Stars   4/14/2021
    N/A
    What makes Brandon Hall so unique is the people there. The people are all so welcoming and kind. Which was something I wasn't used to when I first got there? The teachers are very involved. . .
  • Brandon Hall School Alumni #2
    Class of 2020
    5 Stars   4/14/2021
    Fordham University
    1) The campus is on a nature preserve and so beautiful... but also close to Atlanta and all the boarding events that students could want to do near a big city. All athletic facilities are. . .
  • Brandon Hall School Alumni #3
    Class of 2014
    5 Stars   4/28/2021
    Gwinnett Tech
    The fact that Brandon hall made your weekends something to look forward to is amazing. Whether it being a bonfire out of simple or going to six flags, the dorm staff always made it so. . .
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