is complicated because everybody comes in with hugely different expectations.
Can I say that Knox College fulfilled each dream of
mine? No. Can I say that Knox College is and
will remain a huge influence on my life and my
well being. Yes!
I think one thing that brings people
to Knox is that people know you. It is like
living in a small town, where you know see somebody
you know at every turn, and feel inclined to reach
out to those who you do not know. With any
small community, the closeness can be both a blessing and
I have heard a lot of stipulation
about “how smart knox is” or “how selective knox is”.
I would say that Knox is inspiring in that almost
everybody I know (as a senior) is pretty heavily involved
in a few different activities. I think this is something
that gets lost on people when they first come to
this school. I have found that the environment is a
relaxed academic enthusiasm. I know so many people that end
up going to their professor's homes for dinner and engaging
in really great conversations in all sorts of settings outside
of the classroom, paper, and exam setting.
That being said,
Knox has a great deal of people that seem fairly
normal, but are a little quirky when you get down
to it. Some are very quirky. Some are downright strange.
Most people I run into are pretty easy going and
open minded. The staff is open and warm, and the
administration is generally great to work with.
Knox encapsulates a large realm of people, from all different
places. If you are open minded, relaxed, but enthusiastic about
pursuing your own projects and getting involved with a small
community of other enthusiastic (but also quite different!) individuals, then
I think you probably fit in with what Knox has
Also, on the art department and art history.
It isn't art school, but the staff really pushes you
and I think that the ability to think critically and
articulate ideas as a liberal arts student really helps knox