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Bennington College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Bennington

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesC+
Art & Design DepartmentC+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B-
Music - Composition/TheoryC
Music - PerformanceB+
Perfomance ArtsA-
Political ScienceC+

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Bennington College
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Social Life

... Truthfully, my first year I was not so sure about the social scene ...Read full comment
... Students don't have much of a choice about many important matters - for example, you're not allowed to live off campus no matter what year you ar...Read full comment
... The saddest example falls in the Social sciences where they only have one teacher for politics, one for anthropology and two for history ...Read full comment
... It is a very supportive atmosphere, socially and academically ...Read full comment
... Socially, Bennington is a very close community, which can at times can feel a bit too close, but now that the end is near, I realize how much ...Read full comment
... Truthfully, my first year I was not so sure about the social scene ...Read full comment
... The social life at Bennington is quite different to most colleges because the campus is so sheltered (the Bennington bubble) ...Read full comment
... The academic experience I had here was more indulgent than it was challenging or practical, and my social experience was genuinely abysmal ...Read full comment
... Many of my friends from Bennington were also in NY for FWT so the social life was amazing ...Read full comment
... That said, it is a beautiful campus, and once you have a solid social basis, the situation is alright ...Read full comment
... Socially, Bennington is a very close community, which can at times can feel a bit too close, but now that the end is near, I realize how much ...Read full comment
... I was steered away from dance to social studies again and again and was practically ordered to major in Anthropology ...Read full comment
... Also, from a purely social standpoint, students are unforgivably "cliquey" and often ridiculously vapid, whether from the rich drug-user set, or...Read full comment
... Social sciences, that gigantic field, is withering under the pressure of having so few faculty here ...Read full comment
... I think it can take some time to get used to the size of Bennington, in many ways, both socially and academically ...Read full comment
... In fact, most of my academic ratings were quite positive, but let's not forget how important social life and atmosphere is ...Read full comment
... Socially, Bennington is really lacking, and I am so happy I have a group of friends that I have grown with these past 3 years ...Read full comment
... The social scene is on campus ...Read full comment
... Socially, the place has made me absolutely suicidal ...Read full comment
... I had to learn that the whole point of a Bennington education is "creation" you create/pursue your own education, your social life, etc ...Read full comment
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