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Bennington College

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA Faculty AccessibilityA+
Useful SchoolworkA+ Excess CompetitionA-
Academic SuccessB- Creativity/ InnovationA+
Individual ValueC+ University Resource UseA+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeC-
Surrounding CityD Extra CurricularsC-
SafetyA-
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Afraid, Broken Spirit

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Female
Not so bright
Lowest Rating
Surrounding City
D
Highest Rating
Faculty Accessibility
A+
She cares more about Individual Value than the average student.
Date: Jan 04 2018
Major: Political Science (This Major's Salary over time)
Bennington College is great for music and arts, and good for social sciences. Department of natural sciences can be satisfactory. Curriculum is always changing and students can request a three week course in their field of study (or not), propose it and find a faculty to teach it. We also "design" our own diplomas, meaning we can choose seemingly unrelated fields and combine them into one research major. Bennington aspires to always meet their students' needs, but naturally, not always succeeding. It's a very liberal place, which doesn't mean you can't be left (on the contrary), students and faculty are open minded, and faculty will always listen to your concerns and give you feedback and advices you need to advance. If you are a closeminded person, it's not a place for you. Each house on campus has its own personality (so most people find their own community, ie there are "quiet" houses vs "loud" houses, community or individualistically-oriented houses, off campus housing, etc).
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