Best Campus....?





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By Sophmichael (Sophmichael) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 04:23 pm: Edit

What are the top 5 campuses out of Ivy League and Top 25 schools ??

By Masterchris (Masterchris) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 06:23 pm: Edit

There is already a long post about this on the "college life" section.

By Collegeparent (Collegeparent) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 06:40 am: Edit

Top 5 Ivies are actually non-Ivy and is actually Top 3:

Princeton
Dartmouth
Cornell

Need to add Stanford and Duke

Runners-up: Yale, Harvard, Northwestern, Virginia

Top 5 LACs:

Middlebury
Colgate
Washington & Lee
Davidson
Swarthmore

Runners-up: Bucknell, Haverford, Trinity, Hamilton, Kenyon, Colby, Lafayette

Of course, the best campus will always be where you will be happiest.

By B18c1cx (B18c1cx) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 01:37 pm: Edit

Lafayettes's campus blows... it's a random concoction of completely different buildings. Also, Trinity's campus sucks outside of the summit street end of campus. Bad ratings.

By Collegeparent (Collegeparent) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 01:51 pm: Edit

Always have to remember: a hippopotamus is beautiful to another hippopotamus.

Lafayette has the feel of a small town square, perched as it is on a hill overlooking the Delaware River; the randomness and distinction of the architecture adds to its appeal.

Also, Trinity is impressive as a campus; perhaps you were swayed by the surrounding neighborhood in Hartford.

What are your alternatives?

By Haon (Haon) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 02:01 pm: Edit

Williams, Middlebury, Princeton, Yale

Honorable mention: Swarthmore

By Chasgoose (Chasgoose) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 02:30 pm: Edit

Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Vassar, Haverford

Honorable Mention: Amherst, Harvard

By Jon (Jon) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 05:24 pm: Edit

yale, princeton, stanford, berkeley, ucla, uva.

By Twinkletoes696 (Twinkletoes696) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 05:28 pm: Edit

Trinity's campus is really nice; Summit Street just isn't in the best area of the city. If you drive out a bit you're kind of in a bad section, but the buildings themselves/area encompassed in the campus were impressive.

By Brownalum (Brownalum) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 03:57 am: Edit

Wellesley, Yale and Princeton have the most beautiful college campuses in the country.

I also like Cornell's grandeur, but find the campus itself a little bit incoherent (and I've been there on at least 50 separate occasions and even lived there for short periods of time). Personally I think campuses should encourage interaction between students - they should be places where you can sit on a bench at three in the morning or three in the afternoon on any given day or night, and find fellow students who are just hanging out and talking. Cornell just doesn't really do that.

By Arcadia (Arcadia) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 10:59 am: Edit

Williams, Princeton, Middlebury, Duke, Colby, Dartmouth

By Renobi888 (Renobi888) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 05:02 pm: Edit

NOTRE DAME!!!!

By Chitownsfnst3 (Chitownsfnst3) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 08:30 pm: Edit

university of michigan....ann arbor is a great college town.

go blue.

By Stanfordrulez (Stanfordrulez) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 12:48 am: Edit

umm.
Stanford.


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