If learning can be both rigorous and laid-back at the same time, it happens at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. The “challenging” academics here are coupled with a “relaxed attitude” in order to give students “the best education possible without sacrificing all the fun one expects of college.”
On the administrative side of things, bureaucracy and red tape are kept to a minimum in this chill environment through “effortless use of the ’system’” and the administration gets raves all around for its devotion to “maintaining quality student life,” which is something of a rarity. “I have never heard of any college being as supportive as this place has been to me in just the past two years,” says a student. “Whitman’s president gave me a ride to campus one semester after I met him at the airport,” says another. As one can imagine, all these things come together to form a student body that’s “happy, wellbalanced, and well-cared-for.”
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