The majority of students here cite the possibility of "personal connections" as the main reason for coming to Randolph-Macon, which "is all about the oneon-one interactions between the entire community." Lectures are relatively infrequent and most of the academic classes are interactive and discussionbased so as to "maximize learning," and students also "get a lot of opportunities to write throughout your classes." "I love the small class sizes here; my largest class has eighteen students in it which makes it easy to get extra help and ask questions," says a freshman. To top it off, the "very personable" professors are "extremely helpful and are willing to meet with you if you want to go over material." They "bring their dogs to class, have class outside, invite students over for dinner and supply us with the resources to succeed."
There are "many different opportunities to get involved and strengthen your leadership skills" outside of the classroom, such as study abroad, "the J-Term, working on campus, and career services/internship offices." The "challenging but rewarding academic environment" also allows for undergrads to conduct and publish research quite easily. The "accessible" alumni network and staff are also "wonderful." They are "truly interested in your success and are more than helpful when it comes to resumes, cover letters, internships, and anything related to the business professional world."
Dining options are universally panned by students, who frequently grab bites to eat elsewhere, and though "there is a party scene" it's not the only option by a long shot. "There are so many subgroups that you might have to try to NOT find someone with similar interests," assures a junior.
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