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People Who Went To Boarding School — What's The Biggest Misconception Others Always Make About Your Experience?

I get all of my boarding school intel from Zoey 101.

As a product of public schooling, I, Andria, have always been fascinated by the concept of boarding school.

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Ah, prom.

And as a product of boarding school, I, Amatullah, am always ready to talk about how eventful my four years there were.

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Had to take a quintessential photo with our school sign my junior year.

Since everyone's experience is different, we want to know what it's actually like to go to boarding school:

For example, does everyone have a roommate?

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Or maybe you went to a super-average boarding school where not everyone's family was related to royalty or a celebrity.

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And I'm guessing students aren't sneaking out to wild parties every night like Gossip Girl would have us believe.

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Or that your campus isn't packed with cool hangout spots like PCA in Zoey 101.

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What is boarding school really like? Tell us in the comments below what you think is the biggest misconception other people make about boarding school. Your response could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!