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I hate it here!Not so brightChemical Engineering
I hate it here! Be warned the faces that walk this campus are mostly fake..like high s hook everyone here puts on a face to fit in. Rich white privileged kids abound. Athletes who think they are all that at a fake D1 program... Not real D1. Classes are ok.. But everything else here is like high school revisited.
1st Year Male -- Class 2015
Faculty Accessibility: C, Education Quality: F
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Wrong choice!Not so bright
Wrong choice! I was happy to get in here for engineering. Now that I am here I feel like I am back I'm high school. Rich, privileged white jocks abound. They obviously accept anyone who can pay in full and are not shy about it. Nothing to do in this quiet town except get stinking drunk every weekend. Fine for first year terribly boring every other year. College is about stepping out of your comfort zone, mixing with new types of people and learning new things. I have found neither of these at Bucknell.
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Collaboration/Competitive: A-, Useful Schoolwork: F
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BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT CHOOSING TO GO HERE!Quite BrightMath
BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT CHOOSING TO GO HERE! I visited the summer before my senior year. The gorgeous campus drew me in. By the end of the tour, my mom and I fell in love with the school. I applied ED1 and got in (but didn't get a penny of scholarship money :/). I chose the school because of its great academics, beautiful campus, nice facilities, and proximity to home. I DID NOT ASSESS THE SOCIAL ASPECT! I figured that friends would come on their own as long as I wasn't in my dorm all day everyday. It turns out that despite my efforts, I cannot make friends here and I feel like I don't fit in. I talked to a counselor (at least Bucknell has a good student development center) and she said that I should consider transferring. She told me that a lot of people put on a mask to fit in with the crowd and that friendships are often superficial. If you're like me (a shy introvert with a hatred of partying/drinking and a need for one or two close friends instead of a bunch of casual ones), DO NOT GO HERE! I'm so lonely here that I might even transfer in the fall.That being said, the social aspect is the only problem I have with the school, so if you're not like me, you'll fit right in and I HIGHLY recommend it. The professors are awesome, the food's alright, the gym is great (I was able to start working out thanks to the free group fitness classes offered there), and the dorms are nice.
1st Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: F
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