Name of College; Connecticut College

Location; New London, Connecticut

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Getting in (grades and tests you need to get in)

Connecticut College is a competitive school. It's acceptance rate is only 32%, and 57% of the students who go there are in the top tenth of their class. That means you have to get at least a B+ to get in. To get into this school you have to take the SAT s, and the ACT s. You also have to write various essay's to get into this school. Also if you really want to go this school but your still in 10th or 11th grade, you can apply for the early decision program. 393 students applied for the early decision program and 241 go accepted.

Rating; 4 Stars out of 5 because there is a good chance I may get accepted to this school.

Financial Aid

Connecticut College is a very expensive college. It cost $43,990 dollars for tuition and a extra $10,980 dollars to live on campus, plus about $1,000 for books and supplies. If you don't have the money to go to the school, Connecticut College gives you the money to go to their school.

Rating; 5 Stars out of 5 because even if I don't have the money to go there the school gives me the money to go there.

Academics

The Academics at Connecticut College are great. This school is small, their are 1,880 undergraduates. This means the class size isn't that big. Their are about 10-15 students in most classes. The student to faculty ratio is 9;1. Connecticut College has about 50 majors. Some of the most popular majors are Social Science, Visual and performing arts, and Biology. This school offers a Bachelor's and a Master's degree. This school lets you study abroad, so I could study in Europe for a semester and still get the credits I need to graduate.

Rating; 4 Stars out of 5 because the classes are smaller and I could get more help and attention from the teachers and I could study in different country's.

Student Life

If you do go to Connecticut College you must live on campus for your freshmen year. 98% of all graduates live on campus. This means after Freshmen year you don't have to live on campus. The school has Coed housing, Apartment for single students, Special housing for disabled students, and Wellness housing (alcohol/drug/smoke free). Their are many different types of dorms depending on what year your in. This school is out in the country side so it's quiet at night. Connecticut College DOES NOT have fraternites or sororites.

In sports Connecticut College is Division 3. This means that Connecticut College plays other Division 3 schools like Trinity, Wheaton and more. Not many great athletes go to Division 3 schools. If your not that much of an athlete you could always play Intermural sports. The team name for Connecticut College are the Camels.

Rating; 3 out of 5 stars because the school is a division 3 in external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQuCIeCKfSWEvT7zus9vzAyCPD1yParpwIa992FsIjM36E7UCWCsports, their team name is weird, but the dorms are great.

My comfort Level (getting back and forth)

Connecticut College is about 119 miles from East Harlem, it would take me 2 hours and 27 minutes to get there. I could take a bus there but I would go back home once or twice a month.

Connecticut College is a liberal arts College. 71% of the students are white. 7% are Hispanic/Latino, 3% Asian, 4% black or African american, 3% two or more races, and 5% are from a different country.

Connecticut College is located in Connecticut. It's a suburban setting so it's quieter than New York and I think that would be nice.

Rating; 4 out of 5 stars because it's only about 2 hours and a half to get there, the setting is nice, but their isn't that many Hispanic /Latino students in this school.


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