TITLE

SIMON'S ROCK

AUTHOR(S)
Pober, Elena
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
21st Century;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers a review on Simon's Rock college located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. It describes the college as a small liberal arts and sciences school. It explains that the college has an entering class which composed of students who left high school after 10th or 11th grade to start college. Accordingly, despite the college being located in a small town, restaurants are not lacking and there are bowling alley and a movie theater.
ACCESSION #
34686172

 

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