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Most Helpful Review for Bowdoin College
  • Category: Will learn a lot
  • Review by: Scott from Kent, CT
  • 17 out of 17 people found this review helpful

Attended classes and all were excellent---Chinese 2nd yr, Biomath, Chem, Physics Profs all accessible and nice, varied classroom environments

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  • Anonymous
  • Oct-05-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Beautiful campus with a strong focus on community involvement (Bowdoin Hello). Great for sciences - special arctic studies and research at Kent Island! Great college town.

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  • AM New York, NY
  • Aug-28-2013 I am a current student here

    A small but large enough campus. Students who get excited about what they study. Beautiful community of people and lovely surrounding area.

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  • KT
  • May-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Bowdoin is a fantastic school that challenges you academically and opens your mind to new ideas. The people and the town are wonderful. As a student, you will feel spoiled; but in a good way.

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  • Jared from South Orange, NJ
  • Jan-01-2013 I am a current student here

    It has been an incredible experience so far. I love the campus and community, and the teachers compel me to work hard. I am in my second year, and I am loving every minute of it.

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  • Rubi from Tucson, AZ
  • Dec-11-2012 I am a current student here

    Bowdoin is absolutely amazing. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else for the next four years. A place with a friendly atmosphere, supportive professors, a rigorous curriculum, and great food.

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  • Marcela from Saint Louis, MO
  • Jul-25-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Bowdoin is hands down the best school I applied to! The financial aid is Ivy caliber, the college is extremely competitive to get into, and the general atmosphere is excellent. At Bowdoin you feel welcomed from the moment you set foot on campus even if you aren't sure you're going to be attending.

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  • Allyson from West Bloomfield, MI
  • Jul-23-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I chose this school over the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, and the honors college at the University of Michigan because it has the rare combination of academic rigor, high quality of life, and a selective campus full of people who are kind and intelligent. The school was also very generous in the amount of financial aid I received. If you have a love of learning and enjoying nature's wonders, consider Bowdoin very seriously in your college search.

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  • Symone from Calumet City, IL
  • Jun-14-2012 I am a current student here

    Bowdoin is unique as its name. Though the campus is small, the hearts of the people here are big. Bowdoin is truly a place of the common good.

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  • Samuel from South China, ME
  • Apr-30-2012 I am a current student here

    A small school with a liberal student body that is very focused on academics. Most students are on varsity sports teams or clubs. The food is so good.

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