If you weren't a hand-raiser before coming to Allegheny, it just might turn you into one. Class discussions never fail to be compelling, and even lecture classes are stimulating and never too large to exclude anyone. There is admittedly a heavy workload, in terms of papers and required readings outside of actual class hours, but there is no such thing as busywork here, as every assignment in some way significantly contributes to the course. Interdisciplinary study is one of the pillars of an Allegheny education, and many professors will freely approach their subject from unconventional angles, ie. applying psychological concepts...
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Allegheny is beautiful, close-knit, and I hope to find it an easy transition from high school to college! My favorite part about Allegheny is the unrelated Major/minor requirement. It is the perfect place for open-minded students.» Read More
Allegheny will push you to work until not only the professor is satisfied but so is the student. The key to a successful life at Allegheny is to work hard during the week and then go enjoy a full weekend with friends. The opportunities are endless with not only programs on campus, but joint projects with the community, and larger cities to visit nearby.» Read More
Allegheny College is a small liberal arts college of about 2,100 people. The small size allows for small classroom sizes, which provides an excellent student to professor ratio. The professors devote a lot of time getting to know their students and working with them outside the classroom to ensure understanding of material, as well as assistance with academic or career driven goals.» Read More
Allegheny is a great college that is looked upon highly by many graduate schools, especially medical schools. The work is rigorous, but worth it because people will be impressed when they learn of which college you went to. Also, there are tons of extracurricular activities to get involved in, there is something for everyone to do.» Read More
It is a small college which means small classes and a lot of attention and help from the professors. People are very friendly and there are many clubs and organizations for all kinds of interests though if there is one missing you can create a new club. I can honestly say I love my college on most days.» Read More