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Cornell University

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Cornell

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC-
Animal StudiesB+
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA+
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Industrial Operations EngineeringB
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Natural ResourcesA
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalA-
Public PolicyA-
Urban PlanningB

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Social Life

... Social activities did revolve around drinking when I was there, and the weather IS bad ...Read full comment
... Sure there are some cool people but if you're an engineer and you're not a complete genius then you will not have time to socialize if you do no...Read full comment
... Social Life: You need to be in a fraternity/sorority ...Read full comment
... I survived an essentially nonexistent social scene for those who weren't into keg parties ...Read full comment
... And I had a very minimal social life and studied most of the time too ...Read full comment
... If you don't identify with any of these groups, it's going to take quite a bit of time to find your social niche ...Read full comment
... Social Life The schools once thriving Frat system is dying because of constant assault by the administration ...Read full comment
... The only way to a social life is through the greek system which is completely centered around money, where you live, and who you know ...Read full comment
... Social life: Cornell is not a very friendly place ...Read full comment
... The workload varies depending on your major but overall there is little time for social life compared to most colleges ...Read full comment
... Cornell is the best combination of academics and social in the Ivy League, and perhaps anywhere in the world ...Read full comment
... The social life was decent (again, what you make of it), and there were opportunities to meet graduate students from other disciplines ...Read full comment
... Love the social scene ...Read full comment
... Socially, there are two roads you can take - Greek or non-Greek ...Read full comment
... Cornell's size also makes its social scene ...Read full comment
... Other than that, the social life is great- there are always lots of parties and events on the weekends, and even though most people study Sunday ...Read full comment
... Whenever it comes up, whether at work or socially and I say to that I went to Cornell, people's eyes light up ...Read full comment
... As a senior on my way out, I feel that I have grown academically and socially because of the breadth of education I have received here ...Read full comment
... As for the social life, it is what you make of it- find a group of friends in the greek system or in athletics, music, religious groups, and you...Read full comment
... this school will kill you ego and your social life ...Read full comment
... Just manage you time wisely and you can be a top academics, varsity athlete, and social butterfly (as I am) ...Read full comment
... Most of the social life revolves around Collegetown and the Greek system, but most kids are happy with this ...Read full comment
... We work really really hard, but most people know how to have fun too, whether partying (frats dominate the social scene for underclassmen, for ju...Read full comment
... ) Students are very social ...Read full comment
... I came to Cornell very apprehensive of the social scene because it was the only school I applied to that was not in a city and I thought the soci...Read full comment
... Second semester came, and I took classes in the social sciences which I found truly interesting ...Read full comment
... People are generally socially conscious and take an active role in changing things for the better ...Read full comment
... I felt that Cornell was in the middle of nowhere with a alcohol-driven fueled social life that gravitated around Greek life ...Read full comment
... Cornell is the perfect University in terms of academics, friends, campus, professors, social scene, etc ...Read full comment
... However, I consider myself a social person, I drink, have fun, enjoy opposite sex' company ...Read full comment
... It's hard to have a good social life outside of getting trashed all the time though and it can feel like a very lonely and competitive place ...Read full comment
... CS undergrads tend to be more antisocial than other engineers, though you can always find a social crowd in CS if you'd like - as long as you'...Read full comment
... If you plan to be a lawyer, doctor, politician or someone who wants/would benefit from social connections in the Northeast then Cornell is for you...Read full comment
... Academic and social offerings are expansive, facilities are kept in great shape ...Read full comment
... And socially, not a whole lot of good looking kids here ...Read full comment
... in my opinion, the social life at Cornell sucked ...Read full comment
... The social life is what you make of it ...Read full comment
... AND I had a great time socially too ...Read full comment
... My point is simply that I entered this institution as an A+ student, an athlete, a healthy person, and a social person ...Read full comment
... If you enjoy 1) drinking as your ONLY social activity and being a nuisance to other people who have to take care of your drunk-ass 2) working ...Read full comment
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