The Real, Real on Boarding Schools

What Boarding School Students Want You To Know

When you hear “boarding school” you may be thinking about rich kids with pretend problems whose parents send them away. But what you see in the movies isn’t what it’s really like.

Here are our stories of what it’s really like to live and learn at a boarding school.

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“Boarding school is a completely unique experience. It’s been a dream since I was a child. It’s pretty cool that you can hang out with your friends 24 hours. To be away from your parents and to manage your own life and be responsible for yourself is really great.”

Elena, St. Michaels University School, Victoria, British Columbia

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