Years in School

Topics: Boarding school, 2006 albums, Boarding schools Pages: 2 (711 words) Published: May 1, 2013
Reflection Essay
A boarding school is a school where some or all students study and live during the school year with their fellow students and possibly teachers and/or administrators. The word 'boarding' is used in the sense of "bed and board," i.e., lodging and meals. Some boarding schools also have day students that attend the institution by day and return off-campus to their families in the evenings. Some students enjoy it, some tolerate it, and some hate it. Everybody has something to say about the school they have been to. Having spent the better part of one’s formative years in any institution one naturally has strong feelings about it. I believe I am a better person because of having spent the formative years in a boarding school.

From 1st grade through the 10 grade I studied in a boarding school. For most of my student life I have stayed in a boarding school. Boarding school was like my second home because I lived there for almost 9 months out of the year; it was only during the holidays that I went back to my real home back in Nepal. In a boarding school students normally return home during the school holidays and, often, weekends. In my case I spent the majority of my childhood and adolescent life away from my family. It goes without saying that boarding school had a great impact on me. My personality and character have been formed by my experience due to the wonderful years spent in this wonderful institution. Living in the company of many of my peers for so many years in the school has helped me extremely. Boarding school has helped me to appreciate the importance of team spirit and team work. Everyone is divided into four different colors blue, red, yellow and red which are the group all students participate for different sports, debates, dramas, literary and cultural events. The students are taught the importance of sportsmanship by following rules and regulations and working together with their peers. Boarding school has helped me to follow...
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