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I worked in Student Life and must tell parents to please avoid sending your children here. The college in actively involved in protecting rapists and drug dealers for financial gain. They pay off rape victims not to report things so they don't have to put it on the Clery Report.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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As a high school senior I was acceptedQuite BrightUndecided
As a high school senior I was accepted to many amazing colleges such as Reed, Sarah Lawrence, Bard, Oberlin, and so on. My decision was tough, but Bennington was the perfect choice for me. I was afraid of going to such a small school coming from NYC. I feared that Bennington might lack a stimulating social and educational experience, however I could not have been more wrong. The community is tight-knit and filled with creative, artistic, smart minds that are all different, but compliment each other. I receive more attention from teachers as a result of the small environment and I still find myself meeting new people everyday due to the mingling of different grades. I have never had busy work and the work is never meaningless. My assignments have been challenging and thought provoking. I am a student who is very on top of their work and that is key to success at Bennington. The amount of freedom can be daunting, but for a student who can keep themselves organized it is a great fit. The education is rigorous, but not stressful. Bennington expects students to be on top of their own work.
1st Year Female -- Class 1923
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: B
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I'm so happy I chose Bennington over theQuite BrightEnglish
I'm so happy I chose Bennington over the other schools I was accepted to (NYU,Wesleyan, Colby, Cornell, etc) The staff at Bennington give one a real caring, dedicated and real world education. I was able to start work and get real input on my novel as soon as I started classes. I didn't have to take a core like other colleges. I took those core classes in HS anyway. BTW any APs I scored a 5 on I got 4 credits Yay! I get to take the classes I want to take. I LOVE Bennington but don't take my word for it. Go meet Bennington alumns. Besides being sucessful in their fields they almost unanimously loved their school experience AND education. Hard to find that these days.
1st Year Female -- Class 1922
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: A-
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