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Most Helpful Review for Amherst College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Anonymous from CA
  • 28 out of 28 people found this review helpful

I love my classes. Our class sizes are REALLY small. My class sizes range from 8-25 students. Professors put you on the spot and ask you if you're sick if you missed class, and they know you by name the second day of class. We're reading original source scientific documents when studying genetics.

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  • Ornella from Amherst, MA
  • Jan-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Amherst is a one-of-a-kind place and I could not picture myself anywhere else. Of course there are ups and downs as anywhere else, but I guarantee you will fall in love with this place once you settle in.

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  • NQS from New York
  • Oct-24-2012 I am a current student here

    You learn more about the world and yourself than you can possible imagine. Intellectual diversity and curiosity are cornerstones of Amherst and are ingrained into every aspect of daily life. It's a college that both allows and trusts you to be self-motivated and take as much as you can from the amazing resources and faculty at your disposal.

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  • Victoria from Houston, TX
  • Oct-15-2012 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This school has a great atmosphere for learning, their resources are top notch, and the student body is very intellectual.

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