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Dartmouth is amazing. First it is a fairytale land of love, and then after Homecoming the freshmen are loathed. Then it is up to every schmuck to make it. If you are coming you'll love it for its intensity. The resources stay plentiful and it is up to you to find and access them. Everything is competition so get ready to get better at whatever it is that you want most. You are in for a surprise if you think you are the best singer... for instance. The people are friendly as ever. Come, I'll show you the ropes.
the best thing about dartmouth is the school spirit. there's just the right amount of people. people are dartmouth are really down to earth. I spend most of my time in foodcourt. the small town is perfect because it has everything one needs, but nothing extra.
The best thing about Dartmouth is all the awesome students. Everyone has done something incredible and is brilliant in a different way. Plus, students care about each other- there's no competition. Students are incredibly proud of Dartmouth and are very loyal to the school and other Dartmouth alums/students. I think the size is just right, maybe a tiny bit small.
Dartmouth is a wonderful college located in THE PERFECT college town. Local restaurants with a few bars, and small shops line the main street of Hanover which is set just beyond the campus' central meeting place in beautiful weather, "the Green". That being said, the social life truly is on Frat Row - don't be turned off if you think you aren't the stereotypical "sorority girl" or "frat dude". The Dartmouth students pride ourselves on offering inclusive, creative and, yes, wild parties. I never would have predicted that I would become a member of a local sorority (less restrictions imposed on you because you're not affiliated with national organizations), but I've met really great women as a result! The surrounding community loves its students and the students as well as the many organizations they are involved in are very tapped into serving the community.
I love Dartmouth because everyone is so friendly and I constantly feel like I am part of a big, happy family (sort of like Barney except not G-rated). It's just the right size. There are days when I see twenty people I know just on my way to lunch, and there are days when I might not see a single familiar face unless I plan to meet up with someone. Dartmouth has the least pretentious students of all the Ivies, but I still get an awed reaction from people when I tell them I go here. Of course, there will always be that annoying freshman who thinks that if you don't go to an Ivy League than you might as well not go to college. I usually ignore these students, because they are soulless creatures that never see the light of day. I divide my time between relaxing in my room, studying in the library, and partying on frat row. I hardly ever spend time in Hanover proper because it is tiny and lacks vitality. The tourism board might call it charming, though, and I would probably agree. The only problem I have with Dartmouth is the board of Alumni. ItÕs nice that they donate money to the school, but sometimes I feel like they need to get a life. So many of them complain about how Dartmouth should go back to the Òold days.Ó Unfortunately, this means when there were no women at Dartmouth and most of the schoolÕs money went into training the football team. Other than that, Dartmouth is a pretty progressive school and there is a tremendous amount of school pride.
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