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4.5 6 reviews
Academic Rigor
4.8000
Dorm Life
3.7500
Food and Dining
3.5000
Bang for the buck
3.7500
Clubs and Activities
4.0000
Campus Safety
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Most Helpful Review for St John's College- Maryland
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Naga from Knoxville, TN
  • 7 out of 7 people found this review helpful

At St. John's the program is fixed but the tutors add a specific flavor to each class. In your freshman year you take a course learning about languages which accompanies the learning of Ancient Greek. You also study Euclid's elements and Ptolemy's conception of the heavens. There isn't an emphasis on the history though you'll get plenty of it to accompany the works you'll read. In my freshman year alone I learned a great deal about Logic, Geometry, the history of Greece, many branches of Philosophy, Ancient Greek, English grammar and etymology, some Music Theory, I've...

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  • Melody
  • Jul-01-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    A highly intellectual, academically rigorous environment. A pre-determined, everyone takes the same classes, Great Books curriculum. Located in a beautiful town, near the Naval Academy.

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  • Afua from Annapolis, MD
  • Sep-19-2012 I am a current student here

    St. John's College is a haven of great thinkers. Here everyone's view is respected.We understand what we do and we love to be Johnnies.

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  • Jennifer from Annapolis, MD
  • Jun-08-2012 I am a current student here

    It is a life changer. It challenges you to not only learn how to learn but also to value a place in the world wondering at the world. I would be lost without this education.

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  • Willa from Corbett, OR
  • May-14-2012 I am a current student here

    St. John's is not for everyone; the buildings, books, and ideas are old. The curriculum does not prepare you for a job, but prepares you to prepare yourself for anything. At the risk of sounding trite, there is nothing else like this school and it can change your life for the better if you let it.

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