Vermont Academy - Review #1
About the Author:
|Years Attended Boarding School:||2019-2021|
|Sports and Activities:||Swimming team captain, first chair orchestra, community service, debate team captain.|
|College Enrolled:||Stanford University|
|Home Town, State:||Austin, TX|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Apart from it being a boarding school, the teachers are very lenient and understanding when it comes to completing coursework. They truly want you to understand the material, grades aren't a big factor at all and it's really just about learning.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
The best thing that happened to me was the friend group I became a part of. I feel like I've met my lifelong best friends and it all was made possible because of boarding together.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
I wish I had been more confident and open in terms of meeting new people and making new friends. I would advice kids to try to push themselves to come out of their shell because odds are other people are just as nervous and shy as you.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
I loved the location and student body culture/environment the most.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Join as many clubs and activities as you can and are interested in. Get to know a variety of people and have fun!
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
I loved Vermont in general, I've never been to the east coast and I really enjoyed the scenery and weather.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
I loved how close everyone became. There's so few of us so bonding and getting to know everyone was inevitable.
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