Why A Boarding School?
"I didn't even know boarding schools were real. My assistant principal at my old school was an Exeter alum and suggested I apply since my school was posing no challenge for me.
"The dorm is the best part of boarding school. I am so close with everyone in my dorm, especially my roommate. We come from different worlds—she is from Saudi Arabia. They do a really good job of pairing students together.
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Student Short Takes
"You have multidimensional relationships with your teachers. They can be your good friend or a mentor. You get to see them in all different situations, not just in the classroom. Their children almost become your siblings!"
"I wanted to go to boarding school. But I didn't really understand the boarding school's central idea, which is that you learn in class, and you learn outside of class too. That's really true at Exeter."