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Atmosphere at Lafayette
Our son is a rising junior. We're looking at the PA schools in addition to TCNJ. We visited Lafayette during the second to last week of April. School was definitely in session, but the campus seemed placid. No vibe whatsoever. You could hear a pin drop. It was a Thursday mid-morning, but few students were walking around, even between classes. We left with a very "meh" impression, which is a shame because from what we read, hear and were told in the info session, it seems like it could be a perfect place -- a much better fit than Lehigh, which our son really liked even though he's not really STEM (he's interested in International Relations) and it seemed like non-STEM/Business majors are an afterthought at Lehigh. Also, he's not much of a partier, if at all. He loved TCNJ and we plan to visit Dickinson, Muhlenberg and Bucknell in the fall. Is it worth visiting Lafayette again? If so, how could we get a better feel for the atmosphere?14 replies
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