Best Kept College Secrets

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Category: Indiana

Wabash College – Crawfordsville, Indiana

Coming soon to America’s Best Kept College Secrets – Third edition The article on Wabash is under construction, but for the nonce, please enjoy this description from the college: ABOUT WABASH FOUR YEARS HERE WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE. SERIOUSLY. Since 1832, we’ve educated countless lawyers, doctors, artists, scientists, and CEOs. Graduated Rhodes Scholars and Academic All-Americans. And continually turned out men of…

Indiana University – Bloomington, Indiana

A great state university ought to be exciting, and challenging, and responsive, and beautiful, and fun.  A really great state university ought to offer football on Saturday afternoons in the fall, basketball in a crowded arena, festive celebrations throughout the spring, and, perhaps, one of the best conservatories of music in the world.  Indiana University is an exceptional institution; there…

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – Terre Haute, Indiana

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Rose-Hulman declares itself, “the nation’s top undergraduate engineering, science, and mathematics college.” That sets a pretty high standard, and yet from all accounts, it is entirely defensible. Rose-Hulman is an anomaly; the acceptance rate is above seventy percent in most admissions seasons, and yet the quality of programs and native ability of its…

DePauw University – Greencastle, Indiana

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “The balance between a strong academic program and a lively social scene makes DePauw a most attractive option.  This is a college in which togas might be seen in a first-rate production of a Greek tragedy, in a splendidly staged musical comedy, or in one of the sixteen fraternity or fourteen sorority houses…

Earlham College – Earlham, Indiana

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Generally seen by its collegiate neighbors as somewhat “quirky,” Earlham students might better be characterized as “authentic.”  Characterized by jealous students at a competing school as “dirty hippies,” an Earlham student responded, “Hippies? Maybe.  Dirty? No.” In fact, one of the first observations that many visitors make about Earlham is that the campus…