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Brandeis University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Brandeis

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By Gender
MalesC+
FemalesC+
By Major
AnthropologyC
Art & Design DepartmentA+
BiologyC
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
ChemistryC-
Computer ScienceC+
Cultures/CivilizationC-
EconomicsB-
EnglishB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
LinguisticsC+
MathA
Music - Composition/TheoryA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceD
OtherC-
Perfomance ArtsB
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsC-
Political ScienceC+
PsychologyC-
Public HealthD-
Religion/ReligiousB+
SociologyC
UndecidedC+

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Brandeis University
 C+
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

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

Social Life

... The social scene is completely what you make of it ...Read full comment
... In regard to extracurricular and social events, I cannot thank more to be 10 miles from Boston ...Read full comment
... People bitch about the social life and I guess if you're a "typical" college student, you'd be right about that ...Read full comment
... Social: Remember what I said about people being super friendly ...Read full comment
... The social atmosphere is definitely exists, but you have to help yourself, because it won't land on your doorstep ...Read full comment
... Everyone complains about the lack of social life or social awkwardness, but nobody ever actually wants to hang out or do something to change the...Read full comment
... -The social life is what you make it, if you want to party there are more than enough opportunities, but it is also very easy to stay in and st...Read full comment
... u come to brandeis, well forget any chance of a social life ...Read full comment
... If you're more of a socially typical person, either go Greek, or transfer because otherwise you'll definitely get bored of the monotony and burn ...Read full comment
... The typical Brandeis student is smart academically but clueless socially ...Read full comment
... Brandeis claims to be all about social justice, "social justice rah rah rah, we think everyone is equal but we hate palestinians and black people...Read full comment
... Social cues ...Read full comment
... Although I sometimes have regrets that the "brand name" of the school was less prestigious or well-known than a Harvard or Yale, Brandeis provid...Read full comment
... Socially, I've found that everyone is open to being friends save a few cliques, and those kids are pretty annoying/strange to begin with ...Read full comment
... As for the school's social life, what can be said of it that hasn't already been said ...Read full comment
... ) In my opinion, no other small, elite, liberal-arts school puts as much effort into creating a social scene as Brandeis ...Read full comment
... The classes are decently easy if you are taking a humanities or social science course ...Read full comment
... Expect unfathomable levels of narcissism, social immaturity, demotivation, closed-mindedness, and boredom ...Read full comment
... Although their devotion to learing demonstrates a maturity that most college students (especially freshman) have not developed, and that's a good...Read full comment
... same goes with social life ...Read full comment
... The social life at Brandeis is not the greatest-but there is always something to do on campus ...Read full comment
... This is a trade-off for being pampered with the social activity that is multiplied by a 30,000-large state school ...Read full comment
... But, there was no social scene at all ...Read full comment
... The students seem to be social outcasts, they all have a certain weirdness about them, i can't explain it they just do ...Read full comment
... Contrary to many of the comments here, social life at Brandeis is robust ...Read full comment
... Next, the social scene ...Read full comment
... Upon arriving at the University, I made many friends very quickly but soon realized how extensive the population of anti-social students was ...Read full comment
... ) VIRTUALLY NO PARTY/SOCIAL SCENE ...Read full comment
... As far as social lives go ...Read full comment
... First impressions of Brandeis University as a social environment in which to spend four years of your life and over a hundred thousand of your dol...Read full comment
... Socially, I've found that everyone is open to being friends save a few cliques, and those kids are pretty annoying/strange to begin with ...Read full comment
... Social: Remember what I said about people being super friendly ...Read full comment
... The social life, while vibrant in its own way, is definitely not party school material, and some people want that out of college ...Read full comment
... Social: Remember what I said about people being super friendly ...Read full comment
... Social life also sucks the big one ...Read full comment
... Expect unfathomable levels of narcissism, social immaturity, demotivation, closed-mindedness, and boredom ...Read full comment
... Brandeis' focus on global issues and social justice is impressive ...Read full comment
... Social life actually rears its head, despite many posts to the contrary ...Read full comment
... There is zero social life, and the "underground" frats and sororities are more present than you think ...Read full comment
... Next, the social scene ...Read full comment
... As a recent grad from Brandeis, I find it entertaining to see some random complaints about the social life ...Read full comment
... The social life here is terrible and people can't seem to talk about anything other than academics (which I don't mind talking about to a certain...Read full comment
... But don't try to socialize with them ...Read full comment
... When I went there, for one year, before leaving, I disliked the jewish-clicks, campus, and social life ...Read full comment
... Don't be fooled by its "social justice" preaching ...Read full comment
... Social Life Actually, Brandeis has a really great social life if you get off your ass and look for it ...Read full comment
... I always find it strange that people complain about the social life here ...Read full comment
... It impressed employers and helped me make social contacts, even when I was not looking for contacts ...Read full comment
... a group or faculty and students do work hard to improve the social scene ...Read full comment
... Brandeis wasn't a party school and it never will be - and for your money (or rather your parents' money), college shouldn't be about social life...Read full comment
... I recommend this school to anyone who wants a good education, but beware of social/religious conflicts and a weak student/social experience ...Read full comment
... I will attend classes, socialize, and really study (I never did this at Brandeis either) ...Read full comment
... While many complain about the social life, there is no denying that Brandeis has a very unique and welcoming student body ...Read full comment
... The sociology department was fantastic, with many caring profs who led classes directly dealing with group process, peer counseling training...Read full comment
... There is lots to do here (socially and in other areas) but you need to find it ...Read full comment
... Social life ...Read full comment
... Since social life is mostly off-campus, having money certainly helps ...Read full comment
... Next, the social scene ...Read full comment
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