Wellesley College Student Panel

Recorded Monday, September 21 at 08:00 PM

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School information

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA

Ask current Wellesley students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Meg, Grace, and Violet

Meg has completed four semesters at Wellesley College, majoring in Media Arts and Sciences (a cross-disciplinary major between the Art and Computer Science department) and minoring in Women and Gender Studies. Meg has worked in doing trans advocacy work on campus, and is also an active member of Wellesley's Ultimate Frisbee team, the Whiptails. The second year Meg was at Wellesley, they also were part of SCoop, a live-in housing cooperative that focuses on sustainability.

Grace is a senior pursuing a BA in biology. She is interested in aquatic ecology, and has conducted research in two faculty labs during her time at Wellesley. She is an active member and former captain of the Wellesley Whiptails ultimate frisbee team, a former RA, and she works at the Wellesley pub co-op. When not in school, she enjoys hiking, reading, and printmaking.

Violet is a rising senior majoring in Peace and Justice Studies and minoring in Economics. Violet has been involved with Wellesley College Government and Residential life and is on the ultimate frisbee team and in the literary society.

School information

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA
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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Priya and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
11:58Yeraudis:what is your favorite class and least favorite class?
17:50Charlie:What do you think sets Wellesley apart from the other women's colleges?
21:44Cristina:do you consider Wellesley to be a very competitve environment?
23:23Yu:Hello! I am interested in majoring in Media Arts and Sciences. I would love to know more about the major from a current student!
26:02Bella:what is it like being in a women's college when you aren't a STEM major?
31:09Elysia:How do you like the honor code at Wellesley? What role does it play in everyday life/community?
33:05Melanie :How are the living halls at Wellesley, and are any of you in Beebe hall?
34:15Tulip:Hi...can a student stay on campus for all 4 years?
36:00Cristina:In terms of stress and mental health, do you feel Wellesley gives good support to students?
37:33Sylvia:Are there many opportunities for scientific research? Co-op/internships opportunities?
40:31Bettina:What is Wellesley like in terms of diversity?
42:35Katherine:What are some activities you participate in after school? (teams, clubs etc.)
45:18Jessica:Did any of you apply for early decision and if so, would you recommend it?
46:05Emily:Did you have a career choice in mind when you applied to college? If not, how does Wellesley help you with that?
48:37Crisbelle:What are the opportunities for study abroad and language study? Do you or someone you know double up on language?

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