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Vassar vs Emory vs Tufts

ice3221ice3221 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
edited March 2014 in College Search & Selection
I have recently gotten into three amazing schools! I am not yet sure what I want to major in, but I am leaning towards business, econ, and political science. I am wondering if I can hear some suggestions on which one has the best academic experience, opportunities, reputation, and social life!

Replies to: Vassar vs Emory vs Tufts

  • gondalineNJgondalineNJ Registered User Posts: 415 Member
    Don't know that anyone can tell you which school is "best" in all the areas you list. Reputation, certainly, is roughly equal for all three. The broad-brush labels are Vassar: progressive; Emory: pre-professional; and Tufts... actually, cannot peg Tufts in a word, which, IMO, is its appeal. Maybe "Goldilocks" is a good analogy: not too small, not too big; not too quirky, not too preppy; not too artsy, not too jocky; not too cutthroat, not too unchallenging. Internship opportunities are abundant; access to thriving downtowns in Davis and Harvard Squares plus Boston is easy; and clubs/ groups of all stripes are available and welcoming. And Tufts IR program is one of best in country.

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