"If you smile you’re going to make friends and connections, and that is a really important part of this school."
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“The fact that within my high school experience I was able to be neighbors with my best friends was incredibly rewarding."
“We’re a really diverse school and exchanging different perspectives is cool and not something I had experienced before."
"To have the opportunity to go to school with international students, and to say some of my best friends are from Korea or Africa is just mind-blowing."
“We have such a close-knit group of friends who have been at Saint James for five years. It’s such a community here."
"Be open to the experience and take advantage of everything Saint James has to offer."
“So much happens in such a small place. If you really get involved, there’s a lot for you to do.
"At Saint James, you live with everyone and really get to know them and become really close."
"You have a greater opportunity to build relationships here than anywhere else."
"I stopped being comfortable with the grades I had; I wanted to do better."
"I had hobbies but they grew into passions."
"It can be really unexpected to find something you like doing."
"To be a leader, I needed something to believe in. At Saint James, I was able to do that easily."
"I've been able to do so well because the teachers have supported me."
"Everyone looks past your cultural differences to see who you really are. That's really nice about Saint James."
“The school challenges you to try new things and push yourself, and I think that’s one of the biggest benefits of Saint James.”
What do students have to say about boarding school?
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We asked our students to respond to facts from The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) study on the "Truth About Boarding School." Download this report to get the student perspective on boarding school!
I think one of the biggest benefits of boarding school is having all of the options right at your fingertips.
Being at boarding school has introduced me to people from across the world and has given me different perspectives and viewpoints.