Gettysburg College Top Questions

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?


How much the social life revolves around fraternities and partying on weekends. Over 50% of the campus is in Greek life and if you are not interested in drinking there is very little to do during the weekend, but during the week there is plenty.


I wish I had known just how cookie-cutter most of the students would be. Often times in my first and second years I felt pressured to dress a certain way or got out with a certain crowd. But, the friends I made in my own circle were better than a sorority full of the Jersey Girls who I passed in the library.


nothing really i researched it very well


I wish I would have known that it was in the middle of no where. But I am glad that I didnt other wise I probably wouldnt have attended.


I knew what I was coming into


unseen costs


It can be hard to get off campus sometimes


I wish I knew about the prevalence of Greek life on this campus. I'm a greek myself, however, it would be nice for there to be more events that are appealing to college students. But with friends, you learn to adapt.


That there were so many frats and so much drinking.