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Mount Holyoke College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at MHC

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By Gender
Males-
FemalesC+
By Major
AnthropologyC+
BiologyC
Chemical EngineeringC-
ChemistryC
Cultures/CivilizationF
EconomicsB+
EducationD
EnglishC
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
Industrial DesignD-
JournalismA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B+
MathC+
Music - PerformanceB
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC-
OtherB
Perfomance ArtsF
PhysicsB
Political ScienceC+
PreLaw and LegalA-
PsychologyB+
Public HealthF
SociologyB-
UndecidedC

Against similar schools

Social Life compared with similar schools in class.

Mount Holyoke College
 C+
Average of All Schools
 C+
Average of schools in class
 B

Smith College
 B
Hobart William Smith Colleges
 B-
Harvard University
 B-
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 B
Wellesley College
 C
Holyoke Community College
 C-
Brown University
 A-
F
A+

Social Life

... There is no social life, and the town of S ...Read full comment
... there is NO social life here ...Read full comment
... The word "diversity" is thrown around left and right at MHC and while they do mean it in terms of race and ethnicity, I found that there are a f...Read full comment
... Yeah, sure you can have a social life ...Read full comment
... Holyoke can get very redundant and social options are surprisingly limited ...Read full comment
... Most of the social life is dominated by the lesbian culture on campus, and you are made to feel unwelcome and unwanted if your straight and actua...Read full comment
... I have had to make a great effort to meet guys and have a fun social life ...Read full comment
... For some people Mt Holyoke is great, but if you want a place where you want a social life, don't go here ...Read full comment
... If you're looking for a social life past female friends to study and gossip with, look somewhere else, and for god's sake, if you're not comforta...Read full comment
... Thirdly, the social life is terrible ...Read full comment
... Social life is awful ...Read full comment
... If you equate social life with drinking and shopping you will definitely have issues ...Read full comment
... No Men, but hey, its only 4 years, and the education your getting is worth 10 times more then the social life you may be missing ...Read full comment
... One little detail that did bother some people was the lack of social life, but the truth is that life is what YOU make of it ...Read full comment
... There aren't parties every weekend, or a stream of social events as at some other schools, but who wants their life planned by a committee ...Read full comment
... Socially it was difficult at times because I didn't have tons of friends at other colleges in the northeast ...Read full comment
... I thrived in the academic as well as the social atmosphere ...Read full comment
... Your sucess at MHC will completly depend on how willing you are to create a social life for yourself - to ask your friends to go to North Hampton...Read full comment
... Men flock to the campus, and there are 5 schools in the valley for social time, so you won't feel like you have been locked up away from the wor...Read full comment
... I love the academics and the social side of campus ...Read full comment
... Not only is the region gorgeous, the implications of attending a non-urban college are under-appreciated in their importance: here, the social li...Read full comment
... There is a social life here, but you have to look around a bit to find it ...Read full comment
... How much you enjoy yourself here seems to be dependent on what your expectations are and how you personally define social life ...Read full comment
... I had a wonderful social life when I was at Mount Holyoke and a summer internship in the US Senate ...Read full comment
... You will meet all types of girls here- friendly, shy, outgoing, kind, funny, caring, obnoxious, socially awkward and everything in between ...Read full comment
... It does not encompass the "total" college experience AKA there is not much balance between social and academic ...Read full comment
... The Five College system allows you to get off campus, both classes and social life ...Read full comment
... The women who go here are all snooty and social losers ...Read full comment
... It's just the social life I am not too happy about ...Read full comment
... a lot of people complain about the social situation, well you chose to go to the school, and youc an choose to go out ...Read full comment
... First, the social scene ...Read full comment
... Most people keep to themselves there are no parties no social gatherings just lame clubs that you would join in high school to get into a good co...Read full comment
... As far as social life goes, go to Amherst College if you are straight ...Read full comment
... Positives- Educational experiene, professors, peers, resources, job placement, study abroad, inernship placement/ funding, graduate school placeme...Read full comment
... Looking back, I should have been aware of how similar small colleges' social atmosphere can be to that of a high school ...Read full comment
... If you can't do without frequent contact with boys, an extremely active social life, and a greek system, you should probably look else where ...Read full comment
... Holyoke does not need to be so over-protective of its students - ironically the policies it puts in place to prevent having a social life on camp...Read full comment
... Socially it can be difficult especially if you don't conform to a certain "type" ...Read full comment
... There is a high price for tuition, the lack of social life, and becomming a drone ...Read full comment
... If you cannot handle the possible social challenges, then perhaps you need to change how you look at and deal with situations, rather than compl...Read full comment
... The social life is present, but mainly in cliques ...Read full comment
... This is especially pertinent in the Anthro department, which focuses mainly on social and not physical ...Read full comment

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