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Academically, Dickinson is great.Quite BrightLanguage - French/Spanish/etc.
Academically, Dickinson is great. I have made many good connections with professors and they are all so helpful and supportive. However I can't say the same about the student body. There are 2 groups of students: preppy and wealthy or artsy/ granola. Not too many in between kids. It's not hard to meet people but it is hard to make good friendships. I almost transferred in my sophomore year because the social life at Dickinson is so messed up. But the academics made me want to stay.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: D
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The school is overcrowded and housing in horrible.Quite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The school is overcrowded and housing in horrible. Kids are crammed in rooms and options are very few. Resources for students are limited. Some professors are exceptional, and for that I am thankful I am here. But if you are not a Lacross player or football player (both seem to run the school), its not the right place for you. The residents of Carlisle simply despise the students and the college and there is not a good relationship between the two. As a student if you try to shop in Carlisle you are given dirty looks and people are rude.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: B+, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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I recommend students find a similar liberal artsEconomics
I recommend students find a similar liberal arts college that is more interested in the student. There is little support for internship opportunities, research opportunities, etc...the things that are most important on a graduate school application. The school is over crowded, and education is sacrificed to enter in more students to increase their financial situation.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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