I loved Birnkrant. Everyone who I’ve ever talked to that lived in Birnkrant loved it! (To be fair, I’ve noticed that most people claim their freshman dorm is the best, so maybe you can’t lose? Either way, I definitely won!) I blogged about the awesomeness of my floor, BK4 last year so I mainly suggest you go read that. And please watch the fantastic video we made :D! I’m gonna push the view count of that over 1000 before I graduate! I make all the freshmen in my academies watch it, so I might as well push it to potential future freshman too, hey? Fun fact, the guy in the opening shot of that video was actually my co-coach this past year.
I lived in Birnkrant before it was the honors dorm, so I can’t really speak to its current status, but again, I’ve heard nothing but great hings. I’m pretty sure they’ve also remodeled a little bit inside too, so it looks even nicer than when we filmed too. I did have a lot of friends who lived in the old honors dorm – Marks Hall, and they had a positive experience there as well. In case you were wondering, yes, as a senior, I do still see people from my freshman year dorm quite regularly.
I might not hang out with them every day anymore, but we like to get lunch and we also do awesome trips to people’s houses for holidays and we went to Las Vegas together over the summer. Statistically, you’re likely going to enjoy the company of a good portion of your floor, and there’s something about freshman year that just ties you together for life!
Another cool note is that 90% of the people from my floor seem to have gone on to be executive board members of various organizations from student groups like the Associated Students of Biomedical Engineering, Undergraduate Student Government, Design Teams, Dance Teams, and Fraternities. We’re definitely statistically over-represented as a floor in campus leadership 😀 Finally, Just in case you didn’t click through to read more about BK: