Firstly, CONGRATS on your acceptance to WAC!! I hope you sure are gearing down to arrive on campus in a few weeks! I know I am hahaha!
Great question! Themed Housing at Washington College is awe-inspiring and quite the educational experience! It pretty much allows you to be associated with other students who have common interests and living styles as you. So when you arrive on campus, you will already have something in common with all the other residents! As you are probably already aware, QA housing is WAC’s Wellness Living. Meaning it is a community designed to serve students who are interested and committed in living well. This includes making positive life choices and abstaining from substance use in the residence hall. From what my friends told me, living in QA really did come in handy because of its location on campus being so close to the Health Center. Whenever you get sick, you can literally just roll out of bed and get medicine right next door. QA also has carpeted Common Rooms on Each Floor, plus an exercise room made exclusive to only QA residents! So it certainly does have its perks!
I am actually able to reveal to you my first-hand experience with WC’s themed housing last year when I lived in Chester Hall for my freshmen year. Chester is a three-floor coed building housing students of all years. It contains both full suites (with common room) and partial suites (with out common room). Chester Hall is also home to language suites for advanced students of French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. So I was totally immersed around culture my first year at college! It was a really good experience because I was able to become really good friends with some of the International students who were just studying at WAC for the semester/year. I even learned a few bits of their languages! I met someone from France, Argentina, Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom! In our suite, my roommate was actually from Pakistan and my other two suite-mates were from Israel and
For further information check out this video from the washcoll.edu website:
Hope this helps!
Please let me know if you have any other questions! See you around campus in a few weeks!