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Mount Holyoke College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at MHC
By Gender
By Major
Chemical EngineeringC-
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
Industrial DesignD-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B+
Music - PerformanceB
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC-
Perfomance ArtsF
Political ScienceC+
PreLaw and LegalA-
Public HealthF

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Quotes touching on Social Life

“... There is no social life, and the town of S ...”
“... there is NO social life here ...”
“... 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...”
“... Yeah, sure you can have a social life ...”
“... Holyoke can get very redundant and social options are surprisingly limited ...”
“... 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...”
“... I have had to make a great effort to meet guys and have a fun social life ...”
“... For some people Mt Holyoke is great, but if you want a place where you want a social life, don't go here ...”
“... 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...”
“... Thirdly, the social life is terrible ...”
“... Social life is awful ...”
“... If you equate social life with drinking and shopping you will definitely have issues ...”
“... 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 ...”
“... 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 ...”
“... 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 ...”
“... Socially it was difficult at times because I didn't have tons of friends at other colleges in the northeast ...”
“... I thrived in the academic as well as the social atmosphere ...”
“... 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...”
“... 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...”
“... I love the academics and the social side of campus ...”
“... Not only is the region gorgeous, the implications of attending a non-urban college are under-appreciated in their importance: here, the social li...”
“... There is a social life here, but you have to look around a bit to find it ...”
“... How much you enjoy yourself here seems to be dependent on what your expectations are and how you personally define social life ...”
“... I had a wonderful social life when I was at Mount Holyoke and a summer internship in the US Senate ...”
“... You will meet all types of girls here- friendly, shy, outgoing, kind, funny, caring, obnoxious, socially awkward and everything in between ...”
“... It does not encompass the "total" college experience AKA there is not much balance between social and academic ...”
“... The Five College system allows you to get off campus, both classes and social life ...”
“... The women who go here are all snooty and social losers ...”
“... It's just the social life I am not too happy about ...”
“... a lot of people complain about the social situation, well you chose to go to the school, and youc an choose to go out ...”
“... First, the social scene ...”
“... 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...”
“... As far as social life goes, go to Amherst College if you are straight ...”
“... Positives- Educational experiene, professors, peers, resources, job placement, study abroad, inernship placement/ funding, graduate school placeme...”
“... Looking back, I should have been aware of how similar small colleges' social atmosphere can be to that of a high school ...”
“... 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 ...”
“... 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...”
“... Socially it can be difficult especially if you don't conform to a certain "type" ...”
“... There is a high price for tuition, the lack of social life, and becomming a drone ...”
“... 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...”
“... The social life is present, but mainly in cliques ...”
“... This is especially pertinent in the Anthro department, which focuses mainly on social and not physical ...”

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