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A very nice school that turns out a high quality product.

Our visit to the sunny environs of Smith College included a trip to the Campus Center Cafe and the... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Northampton, Massachusetts
Loved everything about my Smith visit

I visited a friend in 2010. Loved the atmosphere of the school and its college town. I got a chance... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just as I’d pictured it...idyllic, small, lots of rolling hills, red brick, trees, a cool fall breeze, leaves of many autumn shades, a blue sky, and students milling about. Iconic scene befitting its image.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Our visit to the sunny environs of Smith College included a trip to the Campus Center Cafe and the duck pond. Smith, in years past, was mostly know for churning out first ladies such as Barbara Bush and Nancy Regan. That, however was a long...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I visited a friend in 2010. Loved the atmosphere of the school and its college town. I got a chance to sneaked in a math class and a landscape studies class since the classes were a bit on the bigger size (40+ I think?). The...More

3  Thank hami1804
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

The top women's college in the country with the steep history of the birthplace of feminism with icons like Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, And Sylvia Plath as aluma. The college campus is stunning.

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Visiting friends who live in the area, we walked around the Smith campus every morning. The landscaping is exceptional (with little plaques on trees identifying what they are) and the buildings impressive. The student union, I am told, is a great place to eat. If...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed August 15, 2017

In both sense that they have deep pocket on account of their endowments and folks in charge of planning & architecture who are cultured and well educated when it comes to our existence "on the earth and under the heavens". You will be surprised how...More

1  Thank Keydawn
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Absolutely blown away by Smith College. Beautiful campus, top notch academics, and very supportive environment.

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

A stroll around the Smith Campus is a must for any visitor to the Pioneer Valley. The campus is an arboretum and there are several spots on campus that are worth separate visits: the art museum, the Sophia Smith archives, the botanical garden. Worth the...More

1  Thank ILBAPP
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We came to Northampton for a family affair, part of which took place on the camput of Smith College. Being a college professor myself, I was very impressed with the obvious love shown to the college by its alumni. The entire campus is very special....More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

With a very reduced cost to audit classes, the Husband paid $50--Smith College is more than just another Ivy League or Women's college. We live nearby and also attend concerts, plays, talks...etc. Most at the low low cost of free--but even the paid ones are...More

1  Thank Maggie_Oakshot
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