Students who attend often speak of an alternative college experience, citing things like class size and student teacher ratios as things that drew them to the College in the first place.
Well the students may be right as Princeton Review has ranked Sarah Lawrence #1 according to a survey that "Professors Get High Marks" based on the Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition.
In addition, the college scored in the top 20 of 12 of the 62 ranking categories compiled by the popular college guide, including “Best Classroom Experience," "Best College Theatre," and "Class Discussions Encouraged," according to a statement given by Sarah Lawrence.
Discussing the rankings on NBC’s TODAY show, The Princeton Review’s Senior Vice President and publisher, Robert Franek, referred to the “energetic and brilliant faculty,” with whom students study one-on-one with at Sarah Lawrence.
“Of course, we ourselves have always known we have the best faculty and best teaching in the country, but it is a welcome event to have this college guide make it public,” said President Karen Lawrence in a message to the college’s constituencies.
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Student surveys provide the information from which The Princeton Review derives both the rankings and the individual college profiles.
“The college prides itself on offering ‘a personal education’ that’s ‘tailored to [each] student’s interests and needs," this according to the Sarah Lawrence profile guide of the college and by the looks of things, they are executing on that statement to a high degree.
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