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Colby-Sawyer has potential, but right now it feelsQuite BrightNursing
Colby-Sawyer has potential, but right now it feels like it is at risk of collapsing. The college can be fairly accurately described as a high school boarding school, all students under the age of 24 are required to live on campus, and leaving your dorm after 10 pm will certainly result in campus police following you in their car. The parties are groups of 30 people at most and clear out by midnight because campus police come by and do checks around 1 am. I would say if you are a parent looking for a school to send your child with special needs to, this school would be ideal. It is a beautiful campus, I love my professors and the education the nursing program provides is amazing, but other majors are dying and activity on campus is dying with it. The school will not properly prepare you for professional and adult interactions when you leave. Interactions among peers on the campus feel very much child-like and bullying is a major problem.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1924
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If you want an opportunity to closely interactQuite BrightEnglish
If you want an opportunity to closely interact with your professors, perform in a play, join an active club, study abroad, play sports or just study hard in a beautiful library then this is the place for you. This place has encouraged me to strive to be the best person I could possibly be and I will miss everyone very much when I graduate in May.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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I just finished my first year at Colby-SawyerAveragePsychology
I just finished my first year at Colby-Sawyer and I do not regret it one bit. I have met so many different kinds of people that I have been looking to connect with for most of my life. For the most part, everyone is friendly. Because it is a small school, there is a lot of gossip and everybody knows everybody but that is inevitable.

There are an abundance of clubs to join and you can also start your own if the school is able to fund you.

The academics can be really hard here. Because it is a Liberal Arts college, expect to write, A LOT. Especially Psych majors. They overall do try to prepare you for the real world, so the work is tedious. But in the end it will totally be worth it. This school gives you a lot of opportunities to get experience and obtain more knowledge about your area of learning.

It is easy to stay focused on campus because even though there are not a lot of events going on everyday, there are a lot of comfortable study spaces to stay and do your work if you ever want to get out of your room.

This college is like my second home to me and even though it is small and kind of expensive, I wouldn't have it any other way.

It makes me sad to see some negative comments on here, especially because it is all about how you make your time here on campus. A lot of people just want to come for the parties, but it is NOT that kind of school. We do have some parties, but there are not crazy like at UNH, which I'm completely fine with. I spend money to learn and educate myself, not to get belligerent every weekend. Overall, the academics are challenging but it's a beautiful school with many opportunities to grow.

1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Innovation: D-
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