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I wanted an education comprised of a rigorous academic curriculum and I believe that UIUC epitomizes that. Not only does it have a high quality education, it provides such an education at a lower than average cost than other schools. I was also basically offered a full ride and it’s very important to me to...
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Junior year, I became obsessed with going to the gym and fitness. The times I enjoyed school the most were always during hands-on learning and projects. The National Personal Training Institute is extremely hands-on, half the time is spent in the classroom and the other half is spent in the gym, being shown exercises and...
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My process of choosing school can be summed up in one word: tangled. After I submitted my application, I began to worry about whether any school would accept me. My parents asked questions about my application status every day, which made me feel stressed. My first offer was from Penn State University. When I learned...
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There are so many reasons why I picked Dartmouth. It is the perfect mix of great academics and the true college experience. The amount of school spirit is palpable, their football team is actually pretty good, and the Greek life is fun but also inclusive. The community feels like home. I also like Dartmouth’s strong...
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Many members of the Roycemore community may remember Iman, who boldly left his native Afghanistan to move the United States and attend high school at Roycemore. Iman’s impressive journey didn’t end when he graduated in 2019. Iman attends Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, a liberal arts school known for its unique and demanding academic...
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Alanis Gonzalez ’18 attends Grinnell College, one of the nation’s top ranked liberal arts institutions. While at Roycemore, Alanis distinguished herself with an independent study project in conjunction with DePaul University, and received numerous leadership awards. Alanis was most recently honored with a generous $4500 grant from the Society of Classical Studies to take an...
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Yunhan is currently a sophomore at The University of California at Berkeley majoring in Data Science and Economics. Yunhan reports that Roycemore’s small private school environment prepared him well for all the opportunities of a large university. While at Roycemore, he felt comfortable immersing himself in various high school activities because of the safe and...
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University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL Daria has continued pursuing her interests in math and music at UIUC and credits Roycemore for uniquely preparing her for college, especially the opportunity to take classes at Northwestern during high school as part of our “Northwestern Option.” She is a member of a student club in the UIUC...
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Colby CollegeWaterville, Maine Riley spent his first semester abroad at prestigious Colby College as part of their foreign language program. Initially unsure how his own language preparation in high school would compare to the rest of the group, he found that he was one of the strongest speakers. As a freshman at the Universite de...
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University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA Kati just finished her first semester at Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, where she reports that she has played intramural volleyball and joined a theatre company called “Singers” that staged a reimagined production of Into the Woods set in a junkyard. Kati shares that Penn classes are taught by amazing professors,...
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