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Most Helpful Review for Swarthmore College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: NY
  • 12 out of 13 people found this review helpful

Swarthmore is known for being one of the most academically rigorous college in the country. This is true but studying what one is truly interested in and passionate about makes the heavy reading and problem sets worth while.

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  • High School Senior from Swarthmore
  • Feb-16-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Swarthmore is challenging, beautiful, and has a very suburban liberal feel. The students are really all individuals, and it seems like you could find any type of person on campus. I feel like as long as you're dedicated and passionate about something, you'll fit right in.

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  • Yein from Shoreline, WA
  • Jun-25-2013 I am a current student here

    A lovely campus that's in a quaint, small town, but also close to a large city for whenever you need to get out of the bubble. The professors and fellow students are wonderful. The academic rigor can get to be too much for some, but the professors and deans really care about you and are willing to work with you if you are struggling.

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  • Sarah from Wynnewood, PA
  • Sep-18-2012 I am a past student here

    Swarthmore is a great place to pursue your academic passions and push yourself to realize your full potential. It's not for everyone; the academics can be pretty intense, depending on your major and if you choose to enter the Honors Program, and the social scene can be subdued compared to other colleges.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jun-29-2012 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    BEAUTIFUL campus. Seems like a good community space to learn in.

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