Anonymous asked: Are allowed to have candles or insencse in your dorm room??
doctorinvertsugar asked: I love reading your responses to questions, because it reassures me that things haven't changed too much at Bennington, and also reinforces my belief that Bennington is one of the (if not THE) best school around. Or at least it was for me. Continued well-wishes from an alum, class of '05.
Anonymous asked: I'm an aspiring composer, and I'm very attracted to Bennington's interdisciplinary Plan program. I'm interested in studying so many things, but music is my passion. Are there many student composers at Bennington? What kind of ensembles do you have? I also love to sing, and I play tuba. Do student composers often collaborate with dancers and visual/preforming artists? Any other...
A Day in the Life
Saturday, 10/22 11:00am: Wake up, shower, etc… 12:00pm: Go to brunch 12:45pm: Start work on paper Listen to Radiolab 3:00pm: Read an article for class 3:30pm: Play the guitar 4:00pm: Fold my laundry (While listening to Planet Money) 5:00pm: Dinner (pizza night) 6:00pm: Write this blog post Tentative plans for the evening: Go to Jennings to play piano, read for class, start on my...
Anonymous asked: What's the average amount of financial aid that a student would get with good grades and an average income (under $100,000)?
The spring curriculum came out the other day. My last spring curriculum ever. AGH. Luckily, next term looks like it’s positively bitchin’ and my undergraduate education will come to a close with some really exciting classes by some really exciting people. With all my powers of seniority behind me, I am most excited to take: - Meg ‘12
Last night my only plans were to do work and eat cheese in my pajamas, but somehow I was peer pressured into seeing Philadelphia-based indie rock band The Extraordinaires in our Student Center. Thank god for aggressive friends, because the show was a lot of fun. These are some really goofy, talented dudes (I think one or two are alums?) who played with more energy than I can muster in two days....
Anonymous asked: Do most people have cars on campus? How would you get from campus to Albany, Boston, or The City?
Anonymous asked: Wait, what are "Bennington boys" like?
doctorinvertsugar asked: Could any of you do me a favor? Could you take a photo of the big tree in the Barn quadrangle? It's my favorite tree, and I miss seeing it change colors with the seasons. In a computer mishap, I lost all my Bennington photos. :(
Anonymous asked: What are the houses like? Does everyone have their own room or are there doubles and triples? Can you request one of those and/or a house? Thanks!!!
Anonymous asked: Are there lots of costume designers at Bennington? Can you create your own costume design major?
Anonymous asked: What's the freshman experience like at Bennington? How welcoming is the community of newcomers? What sorts of activities do you participate in in order to get acquainted with the campus?