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Dartmouth College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at DC
By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringA+
Computer ScienceA-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcD+
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C+
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalA-

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Quotes touching on Social Life

“... With such an emphasis, you can't make friends normally, and almost have to join a frat or sorority to even survive socially ...”
“... The weather is fairly miserable, the social "life" is non existent (unless you consider covering your ears to block out the shitty music while tr...”
“... I mean social scene ...”
“... Dartmouth offered an academic and social environment which allowed me to both expand my intellectual horizons while developing some long lasting f...”
“... We are a small school, so more advanced classes are sometimes only offered once a year, and we are quite isolated up in the New Hampshire woods,...”
“... lack of variety in social options ...”
“... Dartmouth's party scene is mostly Frat/Sorority, but they vary to suit almost everyone's social life needs ...”
“... The only downfalls are the cold weather and hanover, but sophomore summer, the international opportunities, the academics, the community and soc...”
“... The social life is great, the history department is INCREDIBLE ...”
“... Basically, that means that instead of drinking in their rooms or at houses, kids go out to the frats for dance parties and socializing virtually...”
“... I did not join a fraternity, and still had a great social life ...”
“... As for social life and friendships, I couldn't have asked for any better ...”
“... The drinking culture is strong here, but individuals have been known to have a social live that doesn't revolve around alcohol ...”
“... The social life is excellent ...”
“... There are exceptions, of course, but by and large students who belong to all different social groups (ie outdoorsy kids, frat members, preps, j...”
“... It probably sounds cliched to say so, and while the bulk of college students enjoy their experience, there are so many aspects of Dartmouth life ...”
“... i have heard people say that the social life isn't that good but from what i have heard from not only my grandpa but friends that are currently g...”
“... My only problems with the school is the somewhat limited social scene, but it's very easy to escape the confines of campus ...”
“... It can be a challenge to make your own social life if you are not part of the Greek system, and a lot of people join frats and sororities here w...”
“... On the social side, I expected the rural location (2 ...”
“... The students who are winning accolades in academia can be found here skiing on Dartmouth Skiway after class and building snowmen in the winter, ...”
“... Social life surrounds the fraternities and the "town" is only two blocks long ...”
“... people are self absorbed, competitive, and elitist, little racial integration, professors are extremely approachable though , or rather, easily ac...”
“... Stemming from all-male roots (Dartmouth was the last Ivey to go co-ed, in 1972) with fraternities dominating the social scene, there is a distinc...”
“... People tend to like it up until maybe there junior or senior year, when everyone sort of collectively realizes that it's pretty stupid, the soci...”
“... The social scene for the weekend is mundane, just drinking and hooking up on the weekend ...”

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