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Pomona College

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA+ Faculty AccessibilityA+
Useful SchoolworkA- Excess CompetitionA
Academic SuccessA Creativity/ InnovationA
Individual ValueA- University Resource UseB+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA FriendlinessA+
Campus MaintenanceA- Social LifeB-
Surrounding CityC+ Extra CurricularsA-
SafetyB+
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Female
ACT:34
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SAT1530
Quite Bright
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Educational Quality
A+
She cares more about Social Life than the average student.
Date: May 22 2007
Major: Math (This Major's Salary over time)
The Pomona math department is amazing—the professors are kind and approachable, and great teachers to boot. The work is challenging, but with an emphasis on problem solving, rather than drilling or memorization. Homework can be brutal in upper division classes.

Other departments have few if any of these attributes (e.g. psychology, sociology), so try not to take my comments as representative of the school as a whole.

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commentI'd just like to say that for me personally the psychology department has been great. I can see why if you're a non-major you would feel that way from the intro courses because they are not very good but that is the nature of that type of intro courses. Maybe you were referring specifically to the type of work there is and in that case then never mind :)
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