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Andover Dorms

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  • swimdude006swimdude006 Registered User Posts: 456 Member
    Bertha Bailey is the new lower dorm this year. It's located way down school street so it's a bit of a trek to get to school in the morning (bring a bike!). The house councilor is nice, , and the rooms are pretty large

    Stuart has a mix of people (jocks, introverts, middle-grounders, etc.), nice rooms (most are three room doubles/have balconys), and is a large dorm for good bonding. Just a word of advice: don't go into those "bad" groups. Don't get me wrong, they're good people, but sometimes they do stupid things, and you don't want to be the one to be caught doing that stuff
  • PiccalachaPiccalacha Registered User Posts: 54 Junior Member
    Opie, though the beds are Extra-long twin beds, they're pretty thin, so I didn't have any problems putting a twin sized fitted sheet on the mattress. That being said, bring a nice mattress topper! Kohls has a 60% off sale right now with 99 cents shipping, so you can snag a pretty nice one!
  • andover2016andover2016 Registered User Posts: 225 Junior Member
    Since I'm a day student I have no idea why I'm so interested in dorms, but I was wondering if Isham is a nice dorm?
    I dropped off my health forms directly at the health center because we were late getting them in, and since we live so close we thought 'why not? it's an excuse to look around the campus'.
    I just liked that Isham was in a secluded location that was still fairly close to the main campus. I know this is sort of ridiculous, but anyways that's my question.
  • WorriedOne1000WorriedOne1000 Registered User Posts: 58 Junior Member
    It looks nice to me! (The third photograph is a faculty apartment, though.)

    Phillips Academy Isham
  • andover2016andover2016 Registered User Posts: 225 Junior Member
    Thanks WorriedOne1000! I really like the windows in the first picture, great view of the campus.
  • andover2016andover2016 Registered User Posts: 225 Junior Member
    Just thought I would update on some of the freshman girls dorms now that I've been in most of them. My two best friends are both in Isham, I basically live there now. That big double with all the windows? My friend and her roommate keep the shades closed pretty much all of the time. My other friend has a single and I like it a lot. She has a good amount of space. The rest of Isham is really nice, at least in my opinion, I'm now in the habit of using the elevator to get from floor to floor.

    I've been to Nathan Hale twice so far, and I've seen a one room double, a single, and a three room double. The one room double was really cramped, it was the same size as the single. The single was a good size though, and the three room double was very nice. I don't know, to me, Nathan Hale just feels kind of stuffy when you walk in.

    I've been to Double Brick a few times to, and the rooms there are realllllly nice. Hardwood floors, lots of gorgeous views out windows, the doubles are incredibly spacious.

    I've also been to Adams once, though it was very brief. It was a pretty big dorm, I saw just one single and it was definitely comfortable.

    I haven't been to Hearsey house yet, but I hear it's nice.
  • J24601JJ24601J Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    LOL Nathan Hale. That dorm has quite the reputation.
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