Anonymous asked: Ok, we all know that Bennington doesnt really have majors and such, but i want to ask: what degree does one graduate with in the end? o.o
This is all we are listening to in the office this morning. I’m not sure what’s happening. -Riley ‘13
Anonymous asked: I think you can use my l33t nerd skills to create that map of where every student is coming from in a matter of minutes. Where do I contact you?
Anonymous asked: So I'm attempting to select the classes I would like to take next year, but some of them require prerequisites. I'll use "Women in Science: Ancient Greece to Enlightenment" which requires a class in Social Sciences or Natural Sciences, as an example. If I am registering for my first semester, and I am taking a class in Social Sciences, does that allow me to also take Women in...
vdlc asked: Where can I get some Bennington swag?
Patchwork Flag Project →
Check out this project me and my friend Sara have designed, that we’re going to do this summer in New Orleans! For six weeks the summer, the Patchwork Flag Project will bring together twenty people from all over New Orleans to build a cross-cutting community, gain new resources and skill sets, and design a public event to strengthen community in the city at large. —Ezra ‘13
Anonymous asked: How is the queer community at Bennington? Where would I look/who could I talk to for more information?
winstonbraun asked: HI, I'm interested in transferring to study illustration and printmaking. I have taken a look at the courses offered and there doesn't seem to be much in the way of what I'm interested in, but its tough to tell from an outside perspective. Any information you could give me? Or possible link to some current student work?
Anonymous asked: How long does it take for international students to receive their I-20s. This waiting is killing me :(
Anonymous asked: I was wandering, as an International student I think I can't work in the US for the first 9 months of my stay. What does that mean for my FWT? I've read that quite a lot of international students go back home for that period of time but "back home" is quite far for me... Any similar experiences in the past?
Anonymous asked: Who reads the housing questionnaire and assigns us to a house/roommate?
Anonymous asked: Hi! For the registration of classes, roommate questionnaire, etc - is that done solely online, or should we be expecting something in the snail mail as well? Thanks!
Anonymous asked: trying to finish high school senior year before i pre-register for first term @ bennington...one more week! should i pre-register asap? are courses first come first serve? or are all requests looked at beginning june 1?
You guys. So much is happening right now. So much. It’s one of the most EXCITING, STRESSFUL, and INSANE times of the year right now…because all of the projects we’ve all been working on all term (or year…or…more) are being showcased. Like every freaking day. And night. And in between. Seriously, each second I’m not frantically scrambling (I...
Gustave Le Bon, a man of the crowd
I love looking up pictures of the authors I’m reading. This is one of my favorites. In 1895 Gustave Le Bon wrote the founding document of crowd psychology, a slim book called La Psychologie Des Foules or The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind. He’s one of those people who’s had an influence on the way everyone thinks, even if very few people have heard of him. He wrote about...
Leah D.: If you could write a book about anything... →
leahd13: Leah ‘13 - Biracial American Identity (I’m half-Japanese and did a paper about this my junior year. It was personal to me, and I learned a ton. People need to know about this!!) Holly ‘13 - Italian-American Food Culture and/or the History of Pugs (“Did you know that pugs originated in ancient…
Anonymous asked: how would i go about writing for/ working for the BFP???
65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s →
Check it out - several of these authors are associated with Bennington! Jonathan Lethem and Bret Easton Ellis both attended Bennington. Joan Didion also wrote the memoir “Blue Nights,” which focuses on her daughter Quintana, who went to Bennington for two years (Didion herself wanted to attend Bennington, but went to Berkeley instead). Nick Flynn wrote this commencement speech for...
Anonymous asked: Is there a pool or a basketball court or a squash court? i really want to practice either of the three...
Anonymous asked: so i just pre-registered for my courses and i'm super excited about what i picked! i just have two concerns. first, i signed up for a biology course (2000 level) and a dance course. in high school i was in a lower level biology course but i did really well. am i going to be behind at all in terms of material because i didn't take a higher level course? secondly, i've never taken a...
Anonymous asked: Are students required to have cameras when studying Film & video? If so, which type should they use?
Anonymous asked: Students of color! From what I see in pictures, there's always white students interacting with other white students. Socially, do you non-white students feel left out or excluded? Or do you think your skin color has nothing to with anything and no one could even care less?
Anonymous asked: Does Bennington offer double majors?
Anonymous asked: Hi, if I haven't gotten any course registration/housing stuff, should I be worried? I know it's supposed to come mid-May, but it seems like other people have gotten it.
Anonymous asked: If I've never acted at all in my life, can I sign up for an acting class?
Anonymous asked: Is there a pdf available of the course curriculum for the coming term?
Anonymous asked: do you guys spend a lot of your budget on capital improvements? like fancy looking buildings?
Anonymous asked: Would you say that Bennington is more hippie or more hipster?
Anonymous asked: Are you guys gonna make a map of where all the incoming freshman class is from like there was last year? That was pretty cool..
Anonymous asked: Hi! So I've been hearing a lot about something called "Greenwall" lately. What is it, and is it really that bad?
Anonymous asked: What is the social science major like? What careers can you get from a social science degree?
Anonymous asked: Is FWT major specific? or can I do anything I find interesting ?
Bennington Vermonster is the school’s first club ultimate team, formed in the Fall of 2012. We take our name from a mythical beast that haunts the path to Jennings–Goat Boy, the Vermonster. [[MORE]] We’re a group of grizzly guys and gals seriously committed to playing competitive and fun ultimate. There is a range of experience on our roster, from first time players to former YCC players and...
Hi, I was wondering if Bennington College has double majors? Hi! Because of how our academic program works we don’t really have majors and minors. We have something called the Plan Process which you can read about here: http://www.bennington.edu/Academics/BenningtonEducation/PlanProcess.aspx The basic answer is that we believe in studying multiple disciplines. My main interest is how...
Anonymous asked: What do students, especially international ones, do during the period of 14th-29th December when houses are closed?
Anonymous asked: I've gotten 3 C's in high school is that gonna hurt my chances on getting in?
Anonymous asked: how is the film program here?
Anonymous asked: Do you know of any Bennington alums who went on to go to NYU's Gallatin School for their M.A.?