While many people have complaints about Colby-Sawyer College, here are some of my favorite things about it. It’s often better to focus on the positive rather than the negative, so here are five great things about the college.
One of the best things about Colby-Sawyer College is the rural location. Cars usually stop for pedestrians, there are lots of places to go if you like the outdoors, and just enough good, local businesses that you don’t miss most of the chains that are all over more urban areas. And really, a view of mountains beats a city skyline any day.
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After growing up homeschooled, I knew I wanted to go to a smaller college, because a smaller college means smaller classes, which means more individual attention, which means a better comprehension of course work, which means better grades. While it can be annoying sometimes because it seems like everyone knows everyone, but there are also new people to meet. But not enough new people that it’s overwhelming. It’s a nice balance where I usually only meet new people about once a week or so on average.
3. Amazing faculty
Throughout my time here, I haven’t had one bad professor. While there are some I like more than others, I liked having them as professors, even if it meant math or First Year Symposium.
4. Most of my favorite sports
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5. Mountain Day
I mean, what could possibly be wrong with canceling classes for the day to go climb a mountain? Well, if you’re a certain professor, you may say it’s inconvenient, but that’s the only complaint I’ve ever heard. And honestly, taking a day off from classes and climbing a mountain probably helps faculty and students mentally, rather than staying inside, and sitting still through class. So Mountain Day is amazing. Need I say more?