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Vassar College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Vassar

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalF
Public HealthA

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Social Life

... It is an excellent school academically, but the social life is for people who seemed to have hated or were not accepted in high school ...Read full comment
... it takes the outcasts, the bright eccentrics and rich social inept children and makes them even more eccentric ...Read full comment
... Socially, I loved the school ...Read full comment
... If you don't like being around people (i mean unusually anti-social), if you don't like people period, if you are a hippie that plans on being hi...Read full comment
... Socially, the students are open-minded (admittedly, sometimes to a liberal fault), kind-hearted and very considerate ...Read full comment
... Socially - if you're looking for a Greek scene, some of the sports teams (both male and female ...Read full comment
... ) but enduring the social faults of the campus is well worth the education ...Read full comment
... My social life is well balanced (There is alway something going on, sometimes too much) with academic studies ...Read full comment
... I was quite content with the social mileu at the time ...Read full comment
... Social life can get claustrophobic due to the small size of the school, but it is avoidable; additionally, the "Vassar Bubble" can make one feel ...Read full comment
... SOCIAL SCENE (GET READY): Disappointing beyond description, really ...Read full comment
... Social and extracurricular life is limited by that, and usually takes the form of drinking in people's rooms (especially senior housing) every we...Read full comment
... Everything just seems perfect; the social life, academics, dorms ...Read full comment
... Socially the college can be clastrophobic and it is easy to get wrapped up in the social drama ...Read full comment
... Socially it has around 2400 students, who are for the most part very creative and friendly ...Read full comment
... Not only did I enjoy opportunities to make personal friendships with the members of the faculty, take advantage excellent opportunities for work ...Read full comment
... Everything just seems perfect; the social life, academics, dorms ...Read full comment
... Socially i was not as impressed with Vassar ...Read full comment
... The social scene was definitely lacking, and in fact, contributed to my misery at vassar more than once ...Read full comment
... As long as you are comfortable with who you are and make yourself approachable and understand the idea of social diversity (not many people here ...Read full comment
... Socially, the students are open-minded (admittedly, sometimes to a liberal fault), kind-hearted and very considerate ...Read full comment
... Vassar is definitely the kind of place that takes getting used to - and admittedly the social life if not for everyone ...Read full comment
... With that in mind, if you want to take some art classes and major in a social science, you've found your place ...Read full comment
... This covered an introduction to varied forms of political economy (socialism, communism, capitalism, interventionism pretty much all of the good ...Read full comment
... If you major in the social sciences, expect two or three papers for each class ...Read full comment
... Socially, Vassar was fun ...Read full comment
... While the school is infallible academically, some people may find the social atmosphere less than thrilling, as I've noticed on this site ....Read full comment
... I've had the chance to grow socially in an environment that is NOT dominated by the Greek system ...Read full comment
... But the social life here is extremely deficient, clique-y, and consists mostly of drinking to excess with one group or another ...Read full comment
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