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Most Helpful Review for Allegheny College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Roma from Morristown, NJ
  • 21 out of 21 people found this review helpful

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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  • Victoria
  • Apr-15-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I love the idea of unusual combinations. The campus looks gorgeous. Definitely applying here!

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  • ExcitedtobeaGator
  • Apr-02-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The Campus is simply beautiful. The thing I love though is definitely how personalized and student centralized they claim everything to be. Just the right word to the right person can make a real change and make your whole experience better from my understanding.

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  • Danielle from Swanton, OH
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Allegheny provides a well rounded education of fantastic quality! It organizes internships and hands on experience for people in most all fields, has an exceptionally strong science program for a small liberal arts college, and Allegheny provides a flexibility in curriculum for people interested in various fields. Allegheny also is a college that simply has a faculty that is interested in you and how you are doing, and a student body that is genuinely friendly.

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  • Liam from Binghamton, NY
  • Feb-24-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This college is welcoming in all ways. I attended an open house, and was really impressed by the faculty lecture on global warming. I was even more impressed by the students' sense of community.

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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a beautiful campus, rain, snow, or shine. There aren't a lot of choices when it comes to majors. The teachers really care about each student.

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  • Toni from Moon Twp, PA
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    It is great for student who want to be in small classrooms. It is great for those going into the medical field as well. Many opportunities to pursue your career of choice.

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  • Ari from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Allegheny is what you make of it. The food at brooks is gross and bland therefore muchmoney is everything. Regardless you will meets some of the best people their,

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  • Lauren from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Dec-15-2013 I am a past student here

    If you find an area you are truly interested in, you will do very well. Allegheny has an incredible reputation and will get you the job you are looking for. Professors are amazing and want to help you do your best.

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  • Andrew from Waterford, CT
  • Oct-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Allegheny College is a great place for those who learn in smaller environments. It is very peaceful and easy to get around

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  • Santa Ana, CA
  • Jul-25-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This school is fantastic! It has the best student teacher ratio. It is perfect for undecided majors.

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