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First Name

Last Name

Paypal email (or current email address if Paypal email not available)

College Attended (or currently attending):

Boarding School Attended

Boarding School Year of Graduation

Years Attended

Home Town

Home State


Please make sure all fields are complete unless marked optional.

School Overview
Please discuss one or two aspects of your school that you feel might make your school unique relative to other boarding schools. (e.g., a specific method of teaching at your school, mandatory volunteer work, a unique campus set-up, etc.)
Please list the key activities you participated in during boarding school outside of your academics (e.g., specific sports, musical groups, theatre productions, student organizations, etc.). Also please indicate any leadership positions (e.g., team captain, officer positions in clubs, etc.):
As best you can, please respond thoughtfully and in detail to each question (one or two full paragraphs; prospective students will look for real insights that they can only get through you). Recognizing that each school is different, even in little ways, focus on what you think was unique about your school. Please be specific.
Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
(Possible issues to mention: the professors, the diversity and depth of classes available, the workload, competitive environment)
Describe the athletics program at your school - what did you like most about it?
(Possible issues to mention: mandatory participation, diversity of sports available, degree of competitiveness versus other schools, quality of facilities, coaching)
Visual Arts, Music, and Theatre
Describe the Visual Arts, Music, and Theatre program - what did you like most about it?
(Possible issues to mention: quality of facilities and teaching, diversity and depth of classes available, range of artistic / acting / musical opportunities, size and cohesion of artistic community, school's commitment to the arts)
Extra-curricular (student organizations and volunteer opportunities)
Describe the extracurricular activities at your school- what did you like most about it?
(Possible issues to mention: diversity of extracurricular opportunities available, specific offerings that might be unique to your school)
Dorm life
Describe dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
(Possible issues to mention: room set-ups, late night food access, room selection process, dorm selection / transfer process)
Describe the dining arrangements at your school - what did you like most about it?
(Possible issues to mention: cafeteria hours, cafeteria set-up, assigned seating, quality and diversity of food)
Town life (surrounding school)
Describe the school's town and surrounding area - what did you like most about it?
Social life
Describe the social life at your school- what did you like most about it?
What was the best thing that's happened to you in boarding school? Are there particular achievements you would like to share? Specific ways you feel you have changed and grown as a person?

What would you have done differently, if anything, when you first arrived to your school or during your boarding school experience? Would you have any advice for kids going to boarding school?

Overall, what did you like most about your school?

Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school? Got a favorite snack at the snack bar? A specific place on campus people should check out? Do you have specific dorm(s) to promote or recommend?
International student concerns (Optional)
What difficulties, if any, were there for you as an international student? Was there language support? Was transportation or telephone / computer access ever a problem? Please describe any success stories or frustrations regarding being an international student:
Weekday Schedule (Optional)
Day of Week
HourMinute Activity

Please describe your typical schedule for a Saturday or Sunday.
Please be specific and descriptive about how free time was spent in the evenings and during the day.

Weekend Schedule (Optional)
Day of Week
HourMinute Activity

Please make sure that you have submitted some entries for both the weekday and weekend schedules, or your questionnaire will not submit.

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