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So I have a few things to say here.Criminal
So I have a few things to say here...
First of all I would like to assure anyone seriously considering Roger Williams that this is probably not the best source of information to use for student review. Honestly, as much as people say that the students are not approachable, go on a campus visit and ask us what we really think. It is a known fact that most of the students that seek out these types of reviews do so to whine and complain about the college they attend. Honestly people, enjoy Roger Williams for what it is!!!

Yes, it is's a private school with an amazing campus...that's just common sense. I have had no problems with the faculty and staff here. I am a double major so I have met many of the profs and they are all more than qualified and most are easy to talk to. First of all, in order to be a a permanent prof at the school you must have your PHD...these people are qualified. If you talk to them many of them are also willing to set you up with an internship at their office outside of school.

I cannot imagine how anyone could even begin to claim that the campus is not an incredible one- you can see the water from almost anywere! come on people, be honest with yourselves as well as future Roger Williams students. A note to the freshman...just because all your friends say that they "party like crazy and get wasted all the time" at their school doesnt mean they are telling the'll learn about that in time the more you go visit them.

That being said, I love the social life here. I have many groups of friends, from lacrosse players to rugby players to philosophy club kids to stoners- it'sd all about who you are willing to talk to. Don't think that you will jsut walk into ANY small school and automatically be accepted by the students that have been there for a year or more. Yes, some people tend to stay within their own little group of friends, but when they have parties everyone is invited. No matter where you end up..introduce yourselves to everyone even if they are not the type of kids you would have hung out with in high school. There is never a dull night for me at school...when you make the effort to meet a bunch of people you always have someone to hang out with. Side note- I have been to many many parties in town that have never been broken up. Also, the surrounding area is becoming more of a college town. In a couple of years Bristol will be comparable to Newport during the school year (which is only about 25 min away)...providence is also about 30 min away. There is plenty to do around the surrounding areas...malls, movies, bars, beach, park, shopping...

Also the school is growing so incredibly fast right now. Within the years that I have been here we've seen so much happen and the interest go through the roof. In the past it hasnt had a reputation as a great school but it is building it up!I understand there are those that have bad experiences with Roger Williams, I am not one of them. Yes, sometimes I get frustrated with a department at the school or the fact that some students drive me nuts...but it is a community just like any other. If you make it a point to remember that then you will love this school just like me and many others. The only real way you will know what school is right for you is by attending it!

Male -- Class 2000
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Roger Williams is theQuite BrightCommunications
Roger Williams is the best choice I've ever made. I'm glad I didn't go to Providence College because there are more activities here. So many entertainment events and I love setting up for them while meeting new friends at the same time.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2008
Scholastic Success: A+, Friendliness: B
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I started out at this small school andAveragePsychology
I started out at this small school and knew that if I hated it I could always transer. Half way through soph. year, I transferred to a huge school. I hated it, and remembered the last time that I was really happy was in Rhode Island at Roger Williams. I transferred back with no regrets. I'm live out of state, but I can't wait to get back there.
4th Year Female -- Class 2005
Individual Value: A+, Friendliness: B-
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