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... The only positive was that the school was very into football (so much that theyre still riding on the success of Doug Flutie) and thats only a po...Read full comment
... BC can be fun if one feel comfortable in a mainstream environment where sport teams are loved and academics are still respectable ...Read full comment
... It is overwhelmingly white, upper-middle class, ignorant kids who are concerned with drinking, partying, and football ...Read full comment
... It does not have an exclusive network of high-quality job placement for all its students (maybe a few football players) ...Read full comment
... The Athletics for one trumps any Ivy League School as BC plays in Division 1 in all major sports ...Read full comment
... A note on Boston College and Boston University: There is absolutely no comparison on any level between these two universities save for the fac...Read full comment
... The quality of education is high and the school spirit and football games are great fun ...Read full comment
... That said, the faculty are usually top notch, the campus is gorgeous, and you can always find your niche away from the busch-lite swilling J ...Read full comment
... If you are a Football enthusiast, you are probably wondering why such an elite school such as the University of Chicago a non-factor in the B...Read full comment
... BC has quality athletic programs, and offers students a variety of extracurricular activities that range from club sports to volunteer programs ...Read full comment
... The Athletics for one trumps any Ivy League School as BC plays in Division 1 in all major sports ...Read full comment
... Great school, the best student body, all of my teachers were PHD's, Awsome sports; Football, Hockey and Basketball ...Read full comment
... It is only about sports and drinking ...Read full comment
... The only reason I came to BC was because of its location, and because its a big sports school ...Read full comment
... When BC fields a very successful Team in any given Sport, other Students in the area actually root against us ...Read full comment
... Conversely, attend a BC-BU Hockey Game if you ever get the chance ...Read full comment
... also most of social life revolves around bc sports so if you don't like those, its going to be hard to make friends ...Read full comment
... I am involved with many clubs as well as intramural sports and I have made great friends ...Read full comment
... Sports are definitely a draw at BC and I miss the level of excitement that groups of us would share on our way to Alumni stadium before a game .....Read full comment
... In addition, you're near one of the best college towns, have great sports teams to root for, and can have a great time with your friends who like...Read full comment
... It's very easy to get involved in clubs, volunteer programs (such as Appalachia), intramural sports, and retreats (48hours, Halftime, etc)~ you'll...Read full comment
... The school has just about everything a student could ask for--a gorgeous, well-maintained campus, the best college city in America a short train ...Read full comment
... This is in direct response to the Negative Poster who stated that "BC is Sports-Obsessed" ...Read full comment
... The football team is a big deal to people here ...Read full comment
... If you come here, bring insane enthusiasm for BC sports and not too much brain power ...Read full comment
... Many students here are more focused on social activities and parties and football and not as focuseed on academics ...Read full comment
... yes BC has great things about it - sports and school pride, academics, social and cultural organizations, rank among other private universities e...Read full comment
... BC is about drinking and sports ...Read full comment
... There is a poor selection of extracurriculars for those not interested in sports or Christianity ...Read full comment
... BC isn't an awful school per se, but it's really not a good fit for you unless you want the majority of your entire social life to revolve around ...Read full comment
... Besides that, it's fun if you get season tickets to the sporting events (if you can afford it) and make an effort to go into the city ...Read full comment
... The football games and hockey games are a ton of fun as the school spirit can be overwhelming at times ...Read full comment
... Most of the students at BC are ignorant kids who are concerned with drinking, partying, and football ...Read full comment
... The campus pretty much comes together on Saturday's in the fall for BC football games, which is a big deal on campus ...Read full comment
... Combine all of this with great facilities, close proximity to Boston, D1 sports and a very social student body and what else do you need ...Read full comment
... It competes with much success in Division 1 Sports despite the high Academic Standards the Student Atheletes must adhere to ...Read full comment
... We've had basketball games with less than 100 students present ...Read full comment
... Great academics, big-time sports, medium size, gothic architecture, nice neighborhood, great city, great bars, great parties, traditions, hottie...Read full comment
... Sporting events are also big at BC ...Read full comment
... The Athletics for one trumps any Ivy League School as BC plays in Division 1 in all major sports ...Read full comment
... It's sports-obsessed and academically mediocre ...Read full comment
... Weekends are spent drunk, or at basketball/hockey/football games (everybody goes drunk to those too) ...Read full comment
... D1 sports are huge ...Read full comment
... BC lacks any diversity and "fun" on-campus activites besides mindless jock sporting events ...Read full comment
... Oh, unless of course you can shoot a ball through a hoop or run a ball up and down a football field ...Read full comment
... Everything about it is great--professors, courses, campus, social life, sports, etc ...Read full comment
... Students come last on the food chain after: money, sports, perception of the school, and others ...Read full comment
... I picked this school because it had so many different things (or so I thought): sports, girls, party school, academics, reputation, big city,...Read full comment
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