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Most Helpful Review for Skidmore College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Rasheed from Brooklyn, NY
  • 17 out of 17 people found this review helpful

One can learn a great deal at Skidmore College because the classes are designed to enhance critical thinking and social awareness. Students are encouraged to ask many questions in class discussions and in lectures. Most professors assign research projects and ask one of the several librarians to lecture their class on how to properly use the library database to search for sources, instead of using Google for sophisticated, college-level research. Lectures generally consist of 45 students, with small discussion groups. Furthermore, there exists an 8 to 1 student to staff ratio and the staff is almost always available to assist...

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  • Kiana Doumbia
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Skidmore has been the best decision of my life so far. They have everything I need here. An awesome group of students, good food, and awesome dance classes.

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  • Franchesca from Ridgewood, NY
  • Jun-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Skidmore College is an amazing school.The teacher student ratio is perfect because it allows students to interact better with their professors. I feel comfortable at this school and it gives a lot of opportunities starting your second semester of freshmen year

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  • Michelle
  • Dec-28-2012 I am a current student here

    Skidmore is a place where intelligence is more than regurgitating textbooks. Skidmore College values what the individual has to offer and contribute. Creative thought is emphasized in all aspects of one's educational experience at Skidmore College.

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  • Mae from Wellesley, MA
  • Dec-12-2012 I am a current student here

    I love this college. Everyone is really kind and helpful. The professors want you to succeed.

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  • Jason from Fairborn, OH
  • Oct-22-2012 I am a past student here

    Personally, my time at Skidmore were the best years I ever had. I was challenged academically, I met incredible people, and I worked with great professors. I could not have asked for a better college experience.

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  • Leon
  • Aug-17-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Skidmore College is an excellent college for those who are planning on pursuing a liberal arts education. The small campus size allows for a better student-teacher relationship. Skidmore College has a very clean and attractive campus, and the college excels at making its students feel comfortable once they arrive there.

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  • Sophia from Cumberland, RI
  • Aug-14-2012 I am a current student here

    Skidmore is a fun, and lively college whose students are diverse in their interests and active within the campus community. The professors are attentive and always open to talking with their students about classes, grades, or anything else that they need help with. As a whole the college is a friendly and welcoming community of people who are willing to support students in their endeavors, whatever they may be.

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  • Tobi
  • Jun-20-2012 I am a current student here

    Skidmore is a pretty liberal college with a hippie vibe, most people are very friendly. I love that the curriculum is interdisciplinary, makes for a better, well rounded student. I enjoy the helpful staff and the connections you are offered once graduating.

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  • Taylor from Waterboro, ME
  • May-14-2012 I am a current student here

    Skidmore College is the perfect school if you're looking for a small liberal arts college. The classes are small and intimate, the professors brilliant and personable, and the courses are wide-ranging for those who are unsure of what they are interested in. The campus is beautiful and the city of Saratoga is safe and quaint.

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  • Jenna from Seattle, WA
  • Apr-30-2012 I am a past student here

    A place to become an amazing person. A place to make the most amazing friends and meet the most amazing people. The best place to start your future, to make it what you want it to be, whatever that is or may become.

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