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Most Helpful Review for Hamilton College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: from MA
  • 26 out of 27 people found this review helpful

I have been extremely pleased with my academic experience at Hamilton. My professors have challenged me intellectually and really pushed me to new levels, while remaining friendly, professional, and passionate about their subject. They have encouraged me to ask questions, think critically, and effectively convey my ideas both verbally in class and in individual discussion, as well as in writing through papers and projects. I am a huge fan of Hamilton’s open curriculum as it has allowed me to pursue areas of immediate interest, while letting me to step out of my academic comfort zone and try...

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Catherine from Coopersburg, PA
  • Dec-16-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I love everything about this school. I have been numerous times because my brother attended. The community and academic environment seems so uniquely Hamilton and amazing.

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  • Emily from South Windsor, CT
  • Oct-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    If you need to see a lot of green like I do, look no further; beautiful rural campus and area. Everyone you meet is equally intelligent and kind. The open curriculum fosters a very liberating atmosphere.

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  • John from Berkeley, CA
  • Oct-14-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The vibe of the campus is incredible. Everyone is super friendly and willing to talk to you about Hamilton and the college process in general.

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  • PMT
  • Sep-15-2012 I am a current student here

    Hamilton is a close-knit school where the professors and other students are always willing to help anyone in need with basically anything. The actual campus itself is beautiful and the food here is great, especially for college food. Additionally, the classes are challenging but most professors have office hours where they're willing to spend time going through your questions one by one.

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  • Courtney from Chicago, IL
  • Aug-19-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Hamilton is a great school and seems to be very underrated. It is a good balance between social and academics. The people at Hamilton are extremely friendly and down-to-earth.

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  • Ashleigh
  • Aug-19-2012 I am a current student here

    I love the close sense of community here. The students and professors are always nice and helpful. I wish there were more school spirit, especially at athletic events.

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  • Amie
  • Jun-27-2012 I am a current student here

    I go to school in a postcard; the campus is absolutely gorgeous! The teachers are warm mentors that often invite you to their homes for a meal and intellectual conversation. Hamilton College is a quirky private college nestled atop a hill, where you'll find the future business and government leaders as well as pre-meds and noir artists enjoying the weather together.

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  • Jenna from Williston, VT
  • Jun-25-2012 I am a current student here

    Hamilton is a small community where everyone matters. With Hamilton, I found a wealth of experiences and opportunities to grow. For me, Hamilton has been a great place to plan for the future and enjoy the present.

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  • L from the Midwest
  • Jun-21-2012 I am a current student here

    Hamilton professors really care about teaching. The campus is gorgeous, though chilly in the winter. The open curriculum is amazing.

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  • Kimberly from Laurel, NY
  • Jun-17-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Hamilton College is for you if you love to learn, if you are enthusiastic and outdoorsy. If you are looking for a homey, small school with a cute little town, look no further. Hamilton is a truly wonderful place.

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