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Personality of the students: Rice vs. Tufts

BriefCandleBriefCandle Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited April 2011 in Rice University
So I'm now deciding between two (fantastic) schools: Tufts and Rice. I know both are great academically, so I'm basing my decision on the personality of the students. Can anyone characterize the difference between the two schools' personalities? I feel like Tufts students are bright, social, busy, out-of-the-box thinkers, and Rice students are intelligent, quirky, unique, and maybe not as social. Anyone know if these generalizations are accurate? If anyone knows the schools well, which do you think a shy person would fit into better?

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Replies to: Personality of the students: Rice vs. Tufts

  • anxiousmomanxiousmom Registered User Posts: 5,832 Senior Member
    Rice does such a wonderful job of integrating and welcoming students into their residential colleges and making them feel a part of a cohesive and friendly community. My son was an O-week adviser for two years and still is close with his O-week groups. If you are shy, Rice, for sure. If you are not shy, Rice, for sure! ;)
  • AntariusAntarius Registered User Posts: 4,614 Senior Member
    Regardless of type of person, you will fit in well at Rice. I selected Rice over Tufts as well and have had no regrets.
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