Amherst College, Amherst

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  • August 8, 2017
    We visited two of their museums, natural history and art. They are small but excellent. The art museum is where Robert Frost recited poetry. The campus is lovely and you can visit the town as well sin...  more »
  • April 11, 2017
    Actually it has a couple of nice little museums. Campus is pretty. The old original buildings still stand as does "the Octagon." Read up a little bit on Edward Hitchcock, an academic who worked to bri...  more »
  • January 17, 2017
    Cute college in a cute town. Attendees are convinced they are on to something special except when they aren't. Spawned some significant protest and dissent recently tho it does not look it. Many great...  more »
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  • June 15, 2017
    Amherst beat my brain with a stick, teaching me how to form my own opinions clearly. I'm grateful for the punishment. UMass would have been easier. And it would have been easier to meet girls there (I'm talkin' 1958 to 1963). Amherst was too snooty (I took a year's leave of absence to breathe the air the rest of the world was breathing). But for all that, I'm glad I graduated from the place on the south side of town. I got out with a "gentleman's C" and a good vision of who I was and what I wanted to do. And oh well, let's hear it for the snoot factor, which always gives me a leg up when I tell people I went to school there.
  • June 2, 2017
    This school has a lot of problems with rape. They don't protect women from rape on college and don't prosecute rapists. They give male rapists diplomas. This school lets media frenzy influence who they accuse of rape. Protect your daughter, don't let her get raped! Avoid this school at all costs.
  • February 26, 2017
    It has been an amazing experience, so far. And my child loves it! All a parent can ask for!
  • February 10, 2017
    From its Foundation, Amherst has truly been a college of numerous opportunites and has challenged its students to think ahead through rigorous courses. Rather than critizing such a marvelous place by giving immaterial reasons, think for a moment what would the World be without Amherst? I think any intellectual person would realize the vitality of the contribution to development and modernization of human mind &life in general.
  • June 25, 2017
    Amherst College is not a good college to go to - An Eph

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