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Question about Sweet Briar
by katie bowie (atmosfears)
at August 11th, 2010 (07:23 pm)
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Hello, everyone!

I've been really interested in Sweet Briar for a few months now, and I'm looking at applying next year. However, the more I look into it, the more skeptical I get. I'm all about Sweet Briar's academics and I love their traditions and all, but at the same time, I'm a little worried.

I've been judged by people a lot since I was about twelve due to my piercings, and now that I've gotten a tattoo, that sort of doubled the pressure on me to be so-called "normal." While I feel like I could sort of blossom and find a place at Sweet Briar, I'm also not sure because I've read a lot about that a lot of the girls are sort snooty or conservative or whatever. It'd be really hard for me to travel all that way and visit the campus to see what it's really like for myself because I live in Maine.

So what do you guys think? Should I listen to what other people are saying? If I'm going to spend four years of my life in one place, I want to be happy. Would some of my liberal views and my style be accepted there?

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Posted by: katie bowie (atmosfears)
Posted at: August 12th, 2010 02:22 am (UTC)

I'm all for schools outside of the Sisters. I don't think my chances of getting into the Sisters are THAT high anyway, but I figured I'd try just to try. The worst I can be told is no.

That's amazing that the dorms are converted mansions. I'd love that.

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