go to content

27 Unforgettable Memories Everyone Who Went To Boarding School Has

Carpe diem.

Posted on

1. Noticing everyone was pretty much in the same boat the day you arrived.

instagram.com

Hope you put your name on your trunk.

2. Eating your first of many meals in a hall that looked like it belonged at Hogwarts.

instagram.com

Minus the magic, sadly.

3. Spending the majority of your classes sitting around a very large table.

instagram.com

'Cause, you know, the Harkness method.

4. And enjoying the occasional outdoor lecture when the weather was nice.

instagram.com

But of course, still in the round.

5. Attending chapel four days a week.

instagram.com

Morning announcements was the ideal time to catch up on sleep, tbh.

6. Hanging out at your teachers' homes on a fairly regular basis.

instagram.com

And seeing them in their pajamas.

7. Discovering there was a club for just about anything at some point or another.

instagram.com

"Uh...where do I sign up?"

9. If you were tall, having no choice but to join the crew team.

instagram.com

Athletic skills not really required, just a long pair of legs.

10. Learning that you had a number of "sister schools" to compete against in sports.

instagram.com

Rah rah sis boom bah!

11. Never getting a single snow day. Ever.

instagram.com

Sorry not sorry, kids.

13. Spending Saturday nights at the Head of School's house playing board games...

instagram.com

"Yay, ~another~ puzzle."

14. ...or coming up with some other means of entertainment in your dorm room.

instagram.com

"This is a good idea, right?"

15. Celebrating arbitrary holidays that literally no one else outside your school understood.

instagram.com

Sure it looks creepy, but it's tradition, dammit!

17. Missing out on a ~proper~ prom experience (if you had one at all)!

instagram.com

No limos, no hotel rooms...

19. Getting made fun of by "townies" for being nerds.

instagram.com

Not far off from the truth, tbh.

20. Secretly ordering delivery to your dorm at night.

instagram.com

"Tell the Domino's guy to be quiet!"

21. Exercising your creativity when it came to hiding contraband.

instagram.com

"Dude, don't sit on the bed."

22. Discovering it's a lot easier to get up on the roof of the library (or other shenanigans) when it's dark out.

instagram.com

"Quick, campus security just drove by!"

23. Having dormmates who eventually became surrogate siblings.

instagram.com

For life.

24. Stealing cutlery, trays, etc. from the dining hall to keep as mementos.

instagram.com

Everything felt up for grabs.

25. Saying goodbye to your very first home away from home.

instagram.com

It was a good run.

26. Knowing that the mystique of college "campus life" would not be that big a deal to you.

instagram.com

Been there, done that.

27. And finally, looking back at your formative years knowing that life would never be quite the same.

instagram.com

Carpe diem.

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

Dismiss