Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

  • Reply to threads, and start your own.
  • Post reviews of your campus visits.
  • Find hundreds of pages of informative articles.
  • Search from over 3 million scholarships.
Please take a moment to read our updated TOS, Privacy Policy, and Forum Rules.

Are Peabody students disliked here?

2»

Replies to: Are Peabody students disliked here?

  • bernie12bernie12 Registered User Posts: 4,603 Senior Member
    Again, I don't notice that disdain here (we don't have engineering, so the dynamics are different). No one cares. And also science oriented students (other than those majoring in it alone or w/a science major) seem to get lower grades in humanities and certainly social science courses than peers that are inclined toward the subject (the only difference may be that getting low in such a class means C+ to B as opposed to science courses meaning C- to B-. Basically grades go lower). Many aren't used to producing beyond what is considered high quality writing at the HS level, and being in the sciences may have decreased their writing ability as a whole. The disdain may be more common at places w/a big engineering scene. That's just speculation though. I don't understand why it would even occur in that case. I'm betting people at Vandy care less than what could be revealed by that article or the thread you found. It probably won't be noticeable once you get there. Your pursuits are noble and make lots of sense, I see lots of people do the same thing, and they like it and people don't display disdain toward it. If anything, it makes them more interesting. Don't worry about it. Enjoy the benefits of having reinforcing backgrounds and your time at a great school :) .
  • ipepper94ipepper94 Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    Alright, thanks for the advice! I'll definitely keep it in mind :)
2»
This discussion has been closed.