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Good school. Very helpful faculty and staff. Beautiful school scenery yet devastating. Don't go if you have other chances.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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All I can say is that if youQuite BrightMath
All I can say is that if you are bright and are looking for a career in industry or to make money by getting a job, or that is your first priority, surely come here. A bright student here can do that with a little effort on his/her side.

If you wanna come here and become good (may be even an expert) in applied subjects such as economics or computer science, surely come here again. It is possible to do so. However, if you are looking to be an intellectual, a leading expert, in the field of mathematics or theoretical physics, turn around and run. Run fast and run as far as you can. If you want to end up as a leading research expert in the field and create knowledge, I am sorry, turn around and run again. It is already very difficult to achieve such a goal at any place (even at Cambridge or Caltech or you name it), but Berea college is a special shit-hole for these kind of goals.

4th Year Male -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: A, Collaboration/Competitive: D-
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Berea College has a great mission statement, butBrightOther
Berea College has a great mission statement, but the college is NOT for everyone. When I decided to attend the college I did not realize how unhappy I would become as time progressed. There are numerous of things that bothered me about the college and town, but I am going to briefly discuss a couple of them.

First, in my department of studies I truly felt as though the professors did not care for me as a student and person (their actions spoke louder than their words). Second, many of the students are arrogant and depressing looking (and yes I am talking about Berea College studens). Lastly, I felt like a kid. I believe college is more than academics, but having the opportunity to grow in every other way that is not related to a letter grade. I can go on for days about Berea College and elaborate further on the things I talked about previously, but for the sake of this I am not.

I must express I may not make sense and seem all over the place, but it will take you attending the college to see.If I can give any advice to prospective students it would be PLEASE do your research before coming here and do not let the lack of money be the only reason you apply. Also, if you come from a large, diverse, and fun city be prepared for the worse experience of your life. The only semi-fun thing to do in Berea is go to Wal-Mart.

2nd Year Female -- Class 2019
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Surrounding City: F
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