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Boston College

Breakdown of “Extracurricular Activities” at Boston

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB
By Major
AccountingB+
AnthropologyC-
Art & Design DepartmentD+
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationB
ChemistryA-
CommunicationsB
Computer ScienceB
CriminalC
EconomicsB+
EducationB
Electrical EngineeringD-
EnglishC-
FinanceB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
LinguisticsB-
MathB
NursingA-
OtherB
PhilosophyB+
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalC
PsychologyA-
SociologyB
UndecidedB

Against similar schools

Extracurricular Activities compared with similar schools in class.

Boston College
 B
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Boston University
 B
Cornell University
 A-
Brown University
 A
New York University
 B-
Yale University
 A-
Princeton University
 B
F
A+

Extracurricular Activities

... Sports are definitely a draw at BC and I miss the level of excitement that groups of us would share on our way to Alumni stadium before a game .....Read full comment
... It competes with much success in Division 1 Sports despite the high Academic Standards the Student Atheletes must adhere to ...Read full comment
... The Athletics for one trumps any Ivy League School as BC plays in Division 1 in all major sports ...Read full comment
... Also there are many great clubs and extracurricular activities to do here ...Read full comment
... If you can get past this premise, there are many socially intriguing options on campus such as a capella groups, comedy troupes, cultural org...Read full comment
... A lot of information about activities at BC will come through word of mouth ...Read full comment
... It's very easy to get involved in clubs, volunteer programs (such as Appalachia), intramural sports, and retreats (48hours, Halftime, etc)~ you'll...Read full comment
... Even certain plays cannot be performed there and extracurricular activities must be cleansed of anything they nefariously deem "bad" ...Read full comment
... What it does not endorse is activities that contradict the moral teachings of the Jesuit tradition ...Read full comment
... I've met a lot of great people here and there are enough fun activities to do when there is time for them ...Read full comment
... In addition, you're near one of the best college towns, have great sports teams to root for, and can have a great time with your friends who like...Read full comment
... D1 sports are huge ...Read full comment
... This is in direct response to the Negative Poster who stated that "BC is Sports-Obsessed" ...Read full comment
... Best of all worlds - great academics, suburban school- but 10 min away from Boston, many activities on campus - concerts, parties, etc ...Read full comment
... BC is about drinking and sports ...Read full comment
... Combine all of this with great facilities, close proximity to Boston, D1 sports and a very social student body and what else do you need ...Read full comment
... And I was not a huge sports fan ...Read full comment
... BC has quality athletic programs, and offers students a variety of extracurricular activities that range from club sports to volunteer programs ...Read full comment
... If you are serious about applying to BC, please note that along with very high grades, near-perfect SAT scores, you will need a long list of ...Read full comment
... also most of social life revolves around bc sports so if you don't like those, its going to be hard to make friends ...Read full comment
... Basically, (and this should apply wherever you end up) you will definitely want to get involved in one or two activities or groups, as this is wh...Read full comment
... Great academics, big-time sports, medium size, gothic architecture, nice neighborhood, great city, great bars, great parties, traditions, hottie...Read full comment
... The school has just about everything a student could ask for--a gorgeous, well-maintained campus, the best college city in America a short train ...Read full comment
... It's sports-obsessed and academically mediocre ...Read full comment
... If you are serious about applying to BC, please note that along with very high grades, near-perfect SAT scores, you will need a long list of ...Read full comment
... The Athletics for one trumps any Ivy League School as BC plays in Division 1 in all major sports ...Read full comment
... Great school, the best student body, all of my teachers were PHD's, Awsome sports; Football, Hockey and Basketball ...Read full comment
... Even certain plays cannot be performed there and extracurricular activities must be cleansed of anything they nefariously deem "bad" ...Read full comment
... Many students here are more focused on social activities and parties and football and not as focuseed on academics ...Read full comment
... Aside from that BC plays in Division 1 in all major Sports ...Read full comment
... Through participation in clubs/activities like service trips, I also learned a lot about the world ...Read full comment
... It's the ultimate bandwagon fanbase, so if you're a big time sports fan (as I am) prepare to be disappointed if you're looking for a major D1 env...Read full comment
... The only reason I came to BC was because of its location, and because its a big sports school ...Read full comment
... If you can get past this premise, there are many socially intriguing options on campus such as a capella groups, comedy troupes, cultural org...Read full comment
... The Athletics for one trumps any Ivy League School as BC plays in Division 1 in all major sports ...Read full comment
... That works for a lot of people and it's not hard to find similarly fun activities ...Read full comment
... If you can get past this premise, there are many socially intriguing options on campus such as a capella groups, comedy troupes, cultural org...Read full comment
... So if you're looking to start classes this Fall, meet as many people as you can, join 3-4 clubs/activities, suspend premature judgments and d...Read full comment
... yes BC has great things about it - sports and school pride, academics, social and cultural organizations, rank among other private universities e...Read full comment
... There is a poor selection of extracurriculars for those not interested in sports or Christianity ...Read full comment
... It is only about sports and drinking ...Read full comment
... I picked this school because it had so many different things (or so I thought): sports, girls, party school, academics, reputation, big city,...Read full comment
... Through making an effort and doing activities like Appalachia, I've found that I have a lot more in common with people than I believed ...Read full comment
... Everything about it is great--professors, courses, campus, social life, sports, etc ...Read full comment
... They're kids who have had everything handed to them and have attended the richest prep schools which force you to participate in extra curricular...Read full comment
... Students come last on the food chain after: money, sports, perception of the school, and others ...Read full comment
... If you come here, bring insane enthusiasm for BC sports and not too much brain power ...Read full comment
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