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My experience at Cornell College was wonderful.Psychology
My experience at Cornell College was wonderful. The campus is beautiful and I loved all the historic buildings. The students were friendly and bright, and the faculty were always ready to help with a smile. I loved life on the OCAAT calander. I am currently attending graduate school at a larger university and I would absolutely LOVE to go back to Cornell's One-Course-At-A-Time and its professors who actually seem to care about their students. Mt. Vernon is a small town, but if you are creative, you can come up with lots of great things to do. If you are only interested in the party scene, Cornell College and Mt. Vernon are not for you. However, if you are looking for a great, tough, little school where you can be yourself, I would recommend giving Cornell some thought.
Male -- Class 2000
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The one-course-at-a-time program is not for everyone, becausQuite BrightComputer Science
The one-course-at-a-time program is not for everyone, because procrastinating for a week can mean falling behind in 25% or more of the material that's important to the course. Enjoyable subjects can be really intense and fun on the block plan, but the difficult ones are less fun when they're taken over one block. The positive side is that either way, classes don't drag on for months and there's no problem with each professor treating the class like it's the only one you're taking and assigning homework accordingly, because it is the only class you're taking.
4th Year Male -- Class 1998
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: B-
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I am a biology student, and I transferedQuite BrightBiology
I am a biology student, and I transfered away from Cornell because the One-Course-at-a-Time DOES NOT work for science majors. I worked day and night to get As and found myself sick all the time due to the stress and number of hours required to be sucessful. I never really learned anything because the whole class is a huge cram session. When I started taking classes at my new school, I did not remember a thing I had learned at Cornell.

Besides this, there is no social life at Cornell unless you join a Greek organization. The town is tiny and the only thing to do is go to the bars.Don't waste your money.

1st Year Female -- Class 2005
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Innovation: F
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