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Hamilton College

Breakdown of “Social Life” at Hamilton

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By Major
Computer ScienceC
Engineering DepartmentB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B+
Political ScienceB
PreDent and DentistryA
Public PolicyC+

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Hamilton College
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Social Life

... The social life is fine ...Read full comment
... You can find anything at Hamilton, whether academic, athletic, or social (if you do not want to drink, then do not drink and go do something else...Read full comment
... Obviously, everyone has different experiences wherever you go, blah blah, but i'm telling you, if you hail at all from a relatively blue-colla...Read full comment
... The poeple who dominate the social life are all in fraternities and sororities, so if you pledge the wrong one freshman year-- or if the Brother...Read full comment
... Although the students are smart, too many care more about socializing than developing as an intellectual ...Read full comment
... Although the social life is difficult to navigate, it is an important learning experience of its own ...Read full comment
... hamilton is well-regarded academically and has an enjoyable social life if you are an outgoing person ...Read full comment
... Socially: The students are friendly (Hamilton was the only school where students actually smiled at me and acknowledged my existence while...Read full comment
... A pretty predictable social scene, lots of snow, sports, and booze ...Read full comment
... The social life is lots of fun and there is something for everyone to do from sports, volunteering, hanging out in dorms, Outdoor activities, wo...Read full comment
... The people I've met at Hamilton, both socially and academically, are the primary reason for why I love Hamilton ...Read full comment
... Everyone here is so damn fake and drinking DOES define the social scene ...Read full comment
... Hamilton helped shaped the person who have become, within the confines of an intellectually stimulating, but nurturing environment, where I felt...Read full comment
... Additionally, living and learning in such a tight knit, nurturing community, allows each individual to come into their own- without the normal s...Read full comment
... People didn't care about the work, girls only liked frat boys, I had weird boring roommates (tough to be both, I know), the weather, same social...Read full comment
... The campus community, because it's so small, is very closely knit and there really aren't well-defined social groups ...Read full comment
... I come from a New England liberal arts college town so I was very familiar with the educational and social environment provided by a school li...Read full comment
... Granted that there are limited social options on the Hill, if you are resourceful and seek out the fun, you will undoubtedly have a great time .....Read full comment
... The social scene is lame and monotonous ...Read full comment
... However the strong academics can't make up for the lack of social options on and off campus ...Read full comment
... As far as social life, be prepared for a bit of a culture shock if you haven't grown up around wealthy people ...Read full comment
... If you don't have a car, like freshmen can't, and you don't drink, you're kind of screwed socially ...Read full comment
... Drinking plays a large role in the social lives of good students ...Read full comment
... For me, socializing comes first, academics comes second ...Read full comment
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