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Bottom line is Goucher isn't great at all.
Bottom line is Goucher isn't great at all. Quite frankly, it has no name. Sure some people will argue that, but do you really think Goucher is more known than other in-state schools like UMD, Hopkins, Towson, Loyola, etc? HELL no. You will get laughed at in job interviews, when you're competing against kids from these other schools. There's people who have lived in maryland their entire life and never even heard of goucher, and if they have they know it's a 'weirdo' school.

The only reason you should come here is if you're getting a good scholarship to come here. Other than that, don't bother. If you were at all normal and had a great social life in highschool, DO NOT COME HERE.

Imagine if every weirdo in highschool got together and made a college. This is what it would be. Everyday feels like a competition to be weirder than everyone else, honestly it's downright cringe.

I'd say maybe 20% of the people here are normal. Mostly comprised of athletes. The other few normal kids end up transferring out to state schools.

My final advice is this: If you come here and don't like it within your first 4-6 weeks, transfer out immediately.

Lots of people(the normal ones) transfer out.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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The negative aspects outweigh the positives.Quite Bright
The negative aspects outweigh the positives. While there are a few good things about Goucher, it's honestly not as great as it may seem the tour-guides may show you. These are my thoughts after spending 1 year here.

Positives:
1)Most professors are extremely friendly and willing to help.
2)Help is always there if you need it.
3)Classes are easy, put in effort and don't skip.
4)Surrounding area is great. Everything needed is within walking distance.
Negatives:
1) This is a small school. Parties suck
2) Too many liberals/democrats.
3) 90% of girls here are unattractive.
4) LGBT community is big here.
5) Known as a hippie school.
6) Too expensive.
7) No reputation academically or socially.
8) Nobody has heard of Goucher.
9) School spirit isn't big.
10) If you're not an athlete or a weirdo, you won't like it here.
Overall, just go to somewhere else that's cheaper and known/popular.

1st Year Male -- Class 2019
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I am currently a sophomore student completing myAverageComputer Science
I am currently a sophomore student completing my first semester. Do not attend Goucher it is a money craving trap. If you attend and want to transfer most likely your credits will not transfer to majority of the "real" schools. Goucher is like where all the extreme liberals and weirdos go. If you enjoy looking at girls who dye their armpit hair pink and play pokemon go on the weekend you'll fit right in. While i was reading these reviews before I came here, I thought to myself that all these reviews were exaggerating at how badly this school sucks. I thought to myself it can't be that bad, turns out it is way worst hahah. This school is amazing with money but the people here the most absurd type of people, plenty of nice people just extremely weird who believe shoes are optional and enjoy running around in the rain playing the flute. It is a very extreme hippy place. If you're looking to go party somewhere trust me this is not the place, our parties consist of 15 people in a apartment. Highly would recommend staying as far away from here as possible. The food is terrible, the teachers are not the best specifically for anyone interested in the Computer Science department. If you were considered somewhat normal in high school please do not come here or you will hate it, I promise you.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2019
Education Quality: B-, Campus Aesthetics: F
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