Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community polls, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

Fall Break

BloomyBloomy Posts: 277Registered User Junior Member
edited August 2013 in Tulane University
Just curious - do most kids stay at school during their fall break?
Post edited by Bloomy on

Replies to: Fall Break

  • cyclonehomecyclonehome Posts: 205Registered User Junior Member
    I don't know about most kids, but I'm pretty sure mine is planning on staying. I have threatened to go visit her that weekend since S16 has Friday and Monday of that weekend off. I'm not sure if she'll agree to that when the time comes though. Haha
  • fallenchemistfallenchemist Posts: 12,593Super Moderator Senior Member
    It's a real mix. Not sure of the breakdown, but if a majority stay on campus it is a healthy minority that go home. My guess is that between one quarter and one third go home. I think one reason a lot of freshmen may not is that it is so close to parent's weekend.
  • VitracVitrac Posts: 1,501Registered User Senior Member
    Mine are staying. Also, there is a big concert in NOLA that weekend.
  • RydertRydert Posts: 101Registered User Junior Member
    I was under the impression the kids in the business school have classes over that break. D will be staying either way as we will be down on Parent's Weekend for a visit.

    D2 is starting to get her TU application ready - yikes!
  • RydertRydert Posts: 101Registered User Junior Member
    Looks like it may be the grad students in the bus school that have classes...

    10-13(TH-SUN) FALL BREAK GRAD BS - does not observe Fall Break - classes as usual
    LS - OCT 7-13(M-SUN)
    SW - does not observe Fall Break - classes as usual
  • BloomyBloomy Posts: 277Registered User Junior Member
    It seems like a big expense to fly S home for essentially 2 full days when we will see him the weekend before...though that weekend is the Penn State Michigan game that we will go to in PA - D1 is a senior - he would love for us the fly him to State College! I am thinking it will be a good time for him to catch up on school work (???).
  • GreenWaveMamaGreenWaveMama Posts: 62Registered User Junior Member
    My son hasn't decided what he's doing yet. He will either stay on campus or fly to Dallas to visit my sister. He's also going to Dallas for Thanksgiving break so he won't be back here in Maine until Christmas! :-(
  • BloomyBloomy Posts: 277Registered User Junior Member
    Vitrac- what kind of concert?
  • jozukojozuko Posts: 414Registered User Member
    My son is staying too. It's so close to Parents Weekend. I think that it will be a fun time to be on campus with no classes.
  • mavitalemavitale Posts: 453Registered User Member
    I didn't even know about Fall Break. I'm wondering about Thanksgiving. My inclination is to fly down there rather than bring him up to the cold. Right now his return ticket is December 18th.
Sign In or Register to comment.