My favorite part of the Hampshire farm is the CSA program, or Community Shared Agriculture. There, once a week, my modmates and I can pick up a plethora of fresh vegetables, flowers, and herbs from just paying a one-time fee – colleges with CSAs are a truly wonderful thing.
The first show I sound designed was an immersive, multimedia staging of "Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There." I had worked with the director, Courtney Price 09F, on a show she stage managed the previous year, as a sound board operator, which means I pressed “Go” when she told me to go.
You’re starting college, and you can’t choose what you want to study. Maybe you’re trying to decide between theater and psychology, creative writing and social justice, or studio arts and neuroscience. You’re not alone!
In June 2014, Hampshire College announced that it is no longer considering SAT or ACT scores for either admissions or financial aid decisions. Previously, Hampshire was a test-optional school, meaning that students were not required to submit SAT or ACT scores, but they could if they wanted to. Now, Hampshire is completely “test blind,” refusing to look at any standardized test scores.
Hampshire College's interdisciplinary approach, where you work closely with a faculty committee to create your own custom-designed area of study, is well suited to the study of the complex human brain. A student with an interest in medicine might study the neurological correlates of Parkinson's, while another interested in critical race theory might delve into the brain's perception of facial features. Dual interests
Today’s college education must prepare students to be innovative, adaptable, and original thinkers and leaders. It must develop the abilities demanded most by life in the 21st century: creativity and innovation, collaboration and communication, critical thinking and problem solving.
Whether you are looking for the best liberal arts college for nontraditional high school students, gifted students, or nontraditional