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Oberlin College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Oberlin

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC+
Computer ScienceC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Music - PerformanceB
Natural ResourcesB+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Perfomance ArtsB+
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalA-

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Social Life

... Ultimately I did more socially and extracurricularly than friends in cities because everything was so accessible and there is so much going on o...Read full comment
... It's a beautiful place, and I love everything it stands for (environmental/social justice, innovation & creativity, and open-mindedness) ...Read full comment
... Socially the school is dead ...Read full comment
... so, you find posers who, in an effort to look open-minded, take on socially condoned/politically correct stances and end up becoming more narrow-...Read full comment
... You can't really get away from people even if you need antisocial moments ...Read full comment
... If anything, in the work world I had to un-learn many of the weirdness and social quirkiness that was Oberlin ...Read full comment
... It's not a party school, it's not a social whirl school; it's a study school ...Read full comment
... Most are democrats, some are socialists ...Read full comment
... Main social events of the year: Safer Sex Night and Drag Ball ...Read full comment
... However, it provided quite an enlightening educational and social experience ...Read full comment
... Also, even though, in my opinion, the social climate is disproportionately extreme, the college DOES enjoy a nice academic reputation, which I a...Read full comment
... As for my negative experience here, I find the social aspect of this school to be quite banal to say the least ...Read full comment
... The school "social life" is practically non-existent, with students retreating to their dorm rooms to drink on weekends (naturally, as there are ...Read full comment
... The romantic scene is less to be desired, but there are plenty of social groups on campus, and students are active in making Oberlin a better pla...Read full comment
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