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Residential Life

by Vanessa Baker ’19

Living in the dorm has been the best part of my George School experience. Being from Michigan, I was pretty homesick when I first arrived at George School my freshman year, but the dorm staff and my friends made me feel unbelievably comfortable. 204 more words


Choosing Boarding School

by Shaina Gonzales ’19

The funny thing is, I never planned boarding school to be my future.

In fact, I didn’t even know it was an option—and even when I… 367 more words


The World is Not Really Just Yours; Lessons for the Young (and Old)

The dorm is well-stocked, the decorations are up and college is once again in full swing. I do love the tapestry hanging above my daughter’s bed, but it should have come with a disclaimer. 1,592 more words

How to Not Activate the Fire Alarm: Looking at You Fleming-Hovlid

School has been in session since September 6th  and at time of writing this post, it is September 29th. In the time between the 6th and 29th, there have been four fire alarms. 674 more words


Helping your teenager settle into College life, away from home...

As parents, we can only do what we think is best for our children and give them the tools they need to succeed.  We encourage them, give them advice, listen to them, talk to them, and are their biggest support systems, but we must know when to take that step back, so they can stand on their own two feet and successfully tackle the obstacles that face them. 441 more words

Away Form Home

Day 50: Looking for Roommates

Challenge: I asked two different friends if I can be their roommate next year

What I am afraid of: REJECTION – them saying no and I won’t have a place to live… 260 more words


Residential Assistances are Important to Dorm Life

My second year being a Residential Assistant as shown me that it’s the most stressful, yet, the more rewarding job ever. Many people/residents overlook RAs and just assume that our job has no point and that we only enforce policies. 219 more words

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