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.
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