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Hampshire College

Amherst, MA
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Very Cool College To Visit!

The campus is so beautiful and the school is very encouraging to people who just walk through. One... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
Judith G
Yiddish Book Museum

The most interesting museum I've visited in a while. The story is inspiring and the museum's docent... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
TGHudson
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
23 Mar 2016
“Very Cool College To Visit!”
29 Dec 2015
“Yiddish Book Museum”
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Amherst, MA
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

The campus is so beautiful and the school is very encouraging to people who just walk through. One of the fields has been turned into a wild flower field. In the summer it is so magnificent to see. We saw it as the sun set....More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The most interesting museum I've visited in a while. The story is inspiring and the museum's docent was knowledgeable. Excellent 4 hour visit!!!

Thank TGHudson
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I attended Hampshire from 1993-1998. It's DEFINITELY not for everyone, but I chose it over Bennington, Bard, Marlboro, Antioch, Reed, NYU, SUNY Purchase and Emerson. In some regards, it WAS the best choice for me: indpendent and critical study, narrative evaluation instead of grades, and...More

Thank benbear2009
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I was at Hampshire College to attend my nieces wedding at The Red Barn on campus. It was a lovely setting for an outdoor wedding the reception at The Red Barn was both rustic and elegant at the same time.

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Our son is entering his third year at Hampshire. His experience to this point has been incredible. The "out of the box" concept has allowed him and his fellow students to be creative in thought and action yet still maintain an academic culture. I believe...More

2  Thank Debra W
Reviewed 12 August 2015

When we first visited Hampshire with my twin daughters, we went because they had a discussion and tour going out in the morning and we had extra time before hitting Mount Holyoke, Amherst, Smith, and UMASS. It was a game changer. At first my artist...More

6  Thank Heatherqamar
Reviewed 11 September 2014

No one can find advisors, they are all too busy and the college is falling apart, if you have never needed attention def. drugs you can easily get then here at their health facility.

1  Thank Lee J
Reviewed 21 May 2014

For the price, 55K+ a year, they should let their education students know that most of their education classes will be taken at other schools, like UMASS or Mt. Holyoke. The dorms are disgusting, the food service a rip off -- that said, the faculty...More

2  Thank MikeLudin
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My daughter graduated from this college, We got to know the college campus very well! It is a very nice cllege, situated in the hills in Amherst, apple orchards,with a splendid view of the mountain/ seven sisters! It has manicured grounds and one of the...More

2  Thank Felixberto E
Reviewed 9 July 2013

The campus looked a bit seedy, especially the odd dorm buildings. We were told that very few students live there. The bus commute to the other 5 College campuses is a bit long. It seems a bit far off from everything, which could be good...More

2  Thank travlelf
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