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4.5 8 reviews
Academic Rigor
4.3750
Dorm Life
3.8333
Food and Dining
3.0000
Bang for the buck
3.3333
Clubs and Activities
4.2500
Campus Safety
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Most Helpful Review for Bard College at Simon's Rock
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: AA graduate
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

Studying the sciences at Simon's Rock can be a bit tricky, since it is very small and is known for its liberal arts. However, although not many classes are offered continuously, the classes that given are very challenging and the professors are helpful. The classes are super small and it's easy to get to personally know your class and professor. Upper level classes in the BA program are offered as tutorials.

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  • Sophomore from Albany, NY
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Simon's Rock is a very small, community oriented school with discussion based learning and small classes. Teachers are very considerate and the campus has great tools in place to make sure that your academic transition from high school to college is smooth. Honestly, the food could be better, but the dining hall staff do indeed try :)

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  • Andro
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Even though it is the most stress a person can endure, any amount of time at this school is worth it. The professors are incredible and have so much wisdom to share. The community of students also makes every class a unique experience.

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  • Kayla from West Grove, PA
  • Jun-27-2013 I am a past student here

    Simon's Rock is truly the most unique place I have ever seen, but it is only a good fit for some. Most students have an extremely outgoing personality and can be very imposing, so shy personalities don't fit in well. Additionally some major programs are much stronger than others - theater, math/science, and literature are, in my opinion, the most well-supported and largest majors there.

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  • Karishma from Newport News, VA
  • Jun-16-2013 I am a past student here

    Simon's Rock is a great place for high school students who are ready to attend college one or two years early. The professors are wonderful and there is a unique, small community at the rock.

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  • Theresa from Middletown, NY
  • Mar-02-2012 I am a current student here

    the teachers are great; the administration is for the most part very good. student life on campus is very active. great barrington consists essentially of main street and a few small streets adjoining to it, and can sometimes be boring.

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