1 definition by CT 4 year Boarding schoolgrl

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boarding school is a place where parents ship off their own kids. don't get me wrong going away prepares kids for college more than any other place. you have life changing experiences but many times the kids 80% of the time feel completely abandoned. most of the time its just a bunch of flithy rich kids,once in a while you will find a kid on financial aid that slips through the cracks, and ends up feeling like an outcast because they can't keep up with the rich kids. many kids are secretly suicidal because of the pressure to get into a good college, get good grades. and really smart people are outshined by even smarter ones. drugs and alcohal are used alot the schools have no idea. many students from prep school go to colleges like columbia and Harvard. if your going to go to boarding school go to one in Connecticut.. i mean it is the richest state in the nation. duh

p1- what boarding school do you go to?

p2- andover? what about you?

p1- the kent school. did you know that kent is home 2 other boarding schools like Marvelwood and south kent? and i know exactly where kira sedgwick, oscar de la renta and kevin bacon lives.

p2- "thinking"... well um. did you know that i'm really rich?!!

you know you go to boarding school when:

you are closer to your chemistry teacher than your mother

it its snowed 8 feet and you still have school

when your best friends live in california, turkey, korea

when the the dean has seen you in your pajamas and its normal

when your advisor whose know you since you were 14 becomes your dad

when the students and teacher joke like siblings

when your going to school on presidents day and federal holidays have nothing to do with you

when the internet shuts off at 11pm

when you go to school 6 days a week including saturdays

when your next door neighbor is from papal new guinea

when youve learned how to swear in 6 differnt languages

when you can distinguish between korean, thai, japanese, taiwanese, and chinese because you hear it all the time

when you become closer to your friends rather than family

when your in 11th grade. but youve been home twice this year

when you took A.P chemistry as a sophomore
and calculus B.C as a junior

when an A stands for average

when everybody has at least a 3.6 gpa

if you only get one B+ out of 7 classes and everyone one thinks your stupid and teachers get concerned

when you can count on 2 hands how many times youve seen your family in the past 4years

when your home for a month during vacations

when at least 12 people at home have forgotten your existence

when you go to school with people that could buy out oprahs studio

when youv'e met more different kinds of people than oprah and maury put together..well maybe not maury.

you've walked by your dorm parent (a man) just in your towel on the way to the shower and neither of you notice

when you live above your english teacher

when you watch tv shows like greys anatomy or mtv with the calculus teacher several times in the week and you don't notice

when on person gets sick. the whole school is.

when the night watch man has seen you changing from your window. regularly.

when you miss dinner life is over.. and you go hungry until the next day

when you cant say i left my homework at home.

when you have manitory study hall

when you cant eat any food without someone wanting some.

when a B- is frowned upon

when you get exicted to be able to wear jeans and a sweatshirt to school

when you havent watched tv in a month and it doesnt phase you

when you go home and you don't know what prime time shows are becuse you have study hall during that time

when you don't know the names of any shows to watch when you get home

when your physics study partner is from france

when all the people in your class live in different countires.

when you babysit your history teachers kids on weekdays

creating plans to runaway or jump out your windows becomes a daily topic among your friends

when you make things like this and your still bored afterwards.

when youve met people that could buy baby jesus 10 times and still have money left over to do it 10 more times

you've been monitored at night and all nights by people who are not your parents

when the school A.P stats teacher drives you to the mall on sundays

when youve played video games 3x's with your headmaster and dean this week and it phases neither of you

when facebook is blocked its like a 1968 detroit riot

when you have basketball practice at 9pm and 5am and you have no choice

when teacher have cursed you out at least 10 times this week and it doesnn't phase you..

when your starving but cant do anything about it

when your a teenager but you get direct deposit into your debit account

when youve basically been an adult since the age of 14

when everyone has .. everything

when 9 people people from the senior class got accepted to princeton

when perfection is not expected. its reality.
by CT 4 year Boarding schoolgrl March 20, 2009

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