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School starts soon! Questions?

LLVILLELLVILLE Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
edited August 2010 in Prep School Admissions
Hi all, Lawrentians and alike coming into prep school. Since school starts in about a week, I figured I'd open up a thread just for those last minute questions as you all are packing up and buying those final things. When I was going up to Lville for the first time, I consulted the ultimate packing list thread on CC and found that very useful...

Anyways, post your questions!
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Replies to: School starts soon! Questions?

  • PerrryPerrry Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Hey!
    I'm going to Lawrenceville (so excited!) and I was wondering if the dorms have air-conditioning or should I bring a fan?
  • urbanflopurbanflop Registered User Posts: 1,682 Senior Member
    What are some of the school supplies that you can buy beforehand, because I know teachers give a supply list after the first day?
  • scaredbutchillscaredbutchill Registered User Posts: 331 Junior Member
    Are you going early for preseason? and if so, what do people wear when they come on campus? Like do they come in regular clothes and then change into sports stuff later or do they come dressed to play?
  • LLVILLELLVILLE Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    Great questions!

    perry - Great! I love Lawrenceville, hopefully you will too! During the school year, the dorms DO NOT have air conditioning. Some dorms have a/c in the summer, but it is turned off during the school year. Also, students are not allowed to bring window a/c unless they have a doctor's note / medical reason. So in other words, yes BRING A FAN! Maybe even two, depending on how you like it. I have gotten by with one.

    urbanflop - hmm you may want to ask an exeter kid this, but at Lawrenceville you can buy everything except your textbooks. Textbooks you find out on the first day or moving in day. Lville also has an on campus store where you can buy all of your school supplies (it is a bit pricey though). The basics are pens, pencils, TI calculator, binders, notebooks, paper, etc. I would also look at the ultimate school supplies list.

    scaredbutchill - yes, I will be at Lville preseason, a lot of students will be actually. I do not go for sports though... But I am pretty sure you can wear regular clothes, but have clothes ready to change into just in case. Im not exactly sure when practices start, but I imagine that you will at least have time to unpack a bit.
  • DappleDapple User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 214 Junior Member
    For lawrenceville, do freshmen attend preseason too?
  • LLVILLELLVILLE Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    freshmen are invited to preseason at lville. The reason would be that invitees are possible varsity level athletes. But for the most part, there are few freshmen at preseason
  • LOLZbabeLOLZbabe Registered User Posts: 351 Member
    and no freshman girls can go for field hockey, just thought i might add haha
  • PerrryPerrry Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    How strictly does the school enforce the dress code? Because I have A LOT of T-shirts, haha.
  • LLVILLELLVILLE Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    It really depends on the teacher. For the most part, you will get at least one teacher that cares each day so I guess it may be time to get some polos...
  • Sara13Sara13 Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    Actually, freshman girls can go to field hockey preseason.
  • LOLZbabeLOLZbabe Registered User Posts: 351 Member
    there isnt any there this year. the coach said there wasnt enough room for any freshman to go
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