South Campus vs. Burton-Judson

<p>I enrolled 4/25 and my first choice was Max P (relatively private bathrooms, I like the architecture, close to the gym + rest of campus, apparently well sound-proofed). My chances at getting that don't seem high, though, so I'm debating the order of my next two dorm choices.</p>

<p>I'm generally a quiet (but not unfriendly) person who prefers small get-togethers of friends to parties. This is something that would, as far as I can tell, put me in BJ territory.</p>

<p>On the other hand, I'm more fond of modern architecture and natural light, and new facilities, which puts me in South Campus territory.</p>

<p>I'm also kind of unenthusiastic about BJ dorms (I'm going by this: <a href="https://blogs.uchicago.edu/collegeadmissions/2009/02/dorm_of_the_day_burtonjudson.html%5B/url%5D"&gt;https://blogs.uchicago.edu/collegeadmissions/2009/02/dorm_of_the_day_burtonjudson.html&lt;/a&gt;) and the South Campus ones seem nicer (and this is the only picture I have of them: <a href="http://www.uchicago.edu/i/features/main/20090928_south_dorm11.jpg%5B/url%5D"&gt;http://www.uchicago.edu/i/features/main/20090928_south_dorm11.jpg&lt;/a&gt;).&lt;/p>

<p>Comments, anyone? I'm especially interested in anyone who lived in South Campus, since I can't find much info about it. True that it's a loud, party-heavy place?</p>

<p>Thanks!</p>

<p>When I visited, I was amazed at how tame South Campus was, given that it had such a reputation.</p>

<p>I walked through several levels and houses. I saw only one suite party that whole time.</p>

<p>However, there were small groups of people in the lounges, watching movies. playing risk, playing video games, etc.</p>

<p>Even though I'm not much of a party person, I have seen fat more wild things and was slightly disappointed. It was rather lame/tame for a Saturday night</p>

<p>The kids I stayed with at South actually described it as more of a mix. A little of everything.</p>

<p>I stayed on a Monday night--there were people studying, people smoking weed, and people partying, although I'm told that last one was an attempt to impress us prospies, and that no one actually parties on a Monday. And of course, yes, South dorms are very nice.</p>

<p>Does Max P really fill up that quickly? I submitted my housing application 4/23 (I'm an EA admit, not sure if that matters) with Max P as my first choice, so I'm curious what my chances are.</p>