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17 Undeniable Perks Of Going To A Small College

Student-to-teacher ratio: 5:1.

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1. You can get to class in, like, five minutes.

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Forget taking a bus to class after parking six miles away.

2. Which means you can hit the snooze button four or five times without worrying about being late for class.

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3. Your gen ed classes are small, making it easy to make friends with people in other majors.

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4. And the class size for your major's courses are even smaller.

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Big test coming up? Need a study group? Send a group message and problem solved.


5. Which means it's entirely possible that you'll make friends for life with the people sitting right beside you.

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6. A small campus means you can be yourself, and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone other than you.

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7. And it also means you can never go anywhere without running into a friend.

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8. While courses for your major may be tough, you can always count on GPA-boosting classes like archery and ballroom dancing to help you out.


9. You get way more one-on-one time with your professors than your friends at big universities do.

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10. And it's entirely possible you're actually friends with the faculty.

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11. Seriously, your profs might even give you their number in case you have questions after hours.


12. If you need a favor, you can ask literally anyone on campus.

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13. Away from campus, no one has heard of your school, so they’re always intrigued to hear about it.

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14. It’s super easy to get involved.

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15. You know the higher-ups.

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16. Greek life is probably way different than at big universities.

17. And finally, after four blissful years, graduation isn’t super long because your class size is so small.

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