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in comparison with gettysburg, muhlenberg, and f&m

200711200711 Posts: 8Registered User New Member
edited March 2008 in Dickinson College
how would you rank gettysburg in comparison with gettysburg, muhlenberg, and f&m?

1. dickinson
2. f&m
3. gettysburg
4. muhlenberg
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Replies to: in comparison with gettysburg, muhlenberg, and f&m

  • 200711200711 Posts: 8Registered User New Member
    i keep screwing this up. i MEANT "how would you compare dickinson with gettysburg, muhlenberg, and f&m?" all this college stress is obviously really getting to me ...
  • DakotaJDakotaJ Posts: 64Registered User Junior Member
    1. dickinson
    2. gettysburg
    3. muhlenberg
    4. f&m
  • GurgieGurgie Posts: 52Registered User Junior Member
    1. dickinson
    2. gettysburg
    3. f&m
    4. muhlenberg
  • littleathiestlittleathiest Posts: 1,143Registered User Senior Member
    1. f&m
    2. dickinson
    3. gettysburg
    4. muhlenberg
  • nvdadnvdad Posts: 47Registered User Junior Member
    I'd put Gettysburg on top. Dickinson is nice but an interstate off-ramp runs through it.
  • 114rmr114rmr Posts: 30Registered User New Member
    We were just there for a visit and the interstate that we came off of was about 5 miles down the road.
  • amethyst213amethyst213 Posts: 124Registered User Junior Member
    All ramps to the interstate are at least a few miles from the campus. High Street is a main road that does run past the main gates of the campus. It needs to be crossed to some of the dorms, but drivers in Carlisle seem very respectful of students in crosswalks, and it is well lit at night.
  • yesnomaybeso7yesnomaybeso7 Posts: 179Registered User Junior Member
    2. F&M
    3. Gettysberg
    4. Muhlenberg
  • chocolatelover03chocolatelover03 Posts: 1,386Registered User Senior Member

    3&4...toss up!!
  • deb edeb e Posts: 17Registered User New Member
    Where would The College of New Jersey fall in the mix?
  • cincimacincima Posts: 10Registered User New Member
    can't comment on gettysburg, but...
    i'd say dickinson is more intellectual than muhlenberg, less uptight than f & m
  • PNTPNT Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    would the poll be somewhat biased?
    i mean, this thread is in the Dickinson topic after all, must be visited mostly by those who are interested in DKS college. ;)
  • soproudofkidssoproudofkids Posts: 410Registered User Member
    I agree with chocolatelover, Gettysburg and Dickinson definitely belong in 1 & 2 in some order.
  • Columbia1985Columbia1985 Posts: 45Registered User Junior Member
    After visiting the schools with my daughter and seeing who from her high school has applied to and gotten into the schools in recent years, my sense is that Dickinson and Franklin and Marshall are a cut above Gettysburg. The distinctions between Dickinson and Franklin and Marshall come down to a trade-off between an international emphasis (Dickinson) and a more up-to-date campus (Franklin and Marshall). They are both very good schools, but not as good as Williams, Amherst, W&L or some of the other top LACs, which have better reputations in the employment and grad school community.
  • soproudofkidssoproudofkids Posts: 410Registered User Member
    I disagree that F & M's campus is more up to date. Both schools have some old buildings. One critical building at F & M was leaking all over the place when we were there. Gettysburg had renovated all their critical buildings it seemed to me.
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