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As strong a statement as it is, youSuper BrilliantUndecided
As strong a statement as it is, you could very plausibly argue that Pomona offers the best undergraduate liberal arts education of any institution in the world. Practically no other college can offer its students as many resources (thanks both to the 7C consortium and its massive endowment) while still maintaining the level of individual attention and sense of community characteristic of small colleges. The campus culture is among the most supportive, collaborative, inclusive, open, and in general healthy of any college of which I am aware. That's not even to mention the excellent location, beautiful weather, great food/dorms/campus, and a number of other quality of life factors.
1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: A
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NOTE: ONLY A FACTOR IF YOU CARE ABOUT PERFORMING ARTS! I came from a performing arts high school (dance major) and was looking for a school where I could learn academically as well as continue to hone my dance skills. Pomona college is wonderful for academic advancement and prepares you very well for the world in that respect but the same can not be said for it's arts programs, especially its performing arts. If you are just starting out on your artistic journey the classes are very helpful but if you have training under your belt you have very little to gain from the artistic education and your money and time are better spent elsewhere.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Collaboration/Competitive: A+, Education Quality: D+
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I chose Pomona over Stanford, Yale, Columbia, Northwestern,Quite BrightBiology
I chose Pomona over Stanford, Yale, Columbia, Northwestern, and Amherst, and I would do it again in a heartbeat. It is to me the happiest place on Earth, but it's not superficial. My friends at both Pomona and the other colleges in the consortium are absolutely amazing and brilliant, but they are not snooty or rigid. Pomona is the finest liberal art college the west has to offer in terms of academics and prestige. The food is delicious and there is always a lot of variety, and there's something going on at Pomona or the other colleges which allows for a very intimate and awesome experience. I highly recommend others to look at this highly underranked school. It is a great place to be.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: D+
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