I was accepted to Stanford REA and am pretty sure I'll get into my other top choice: Dartmouth. I am currently trying to decided between the two and holding all other things constant, I am somewhat embarrassed to say that my decision is probably going to end up being based on my non academic activities. I would really appreciate any information you might have on the following question.
What are the parties like?
Do students tend to go to house parties more or bars/clubs?
How often do students go out during a week?
Do the frats have a strong influence on campus?
Are there any issues between greeks and non-greeks?
How well is the gay community accepted?
Are there any openly gay members in the frats?
How well do students of different socioeconomic backgrounds mix?
Is there a strong hook-up culture on campus or do students tend to find someone and stick with them? or both?
Do these tendencies change as underclassmen become upperclassman?
What about race relations? Are there any tensions or race related issues on campus?