Lafayette College Top Questions

What kind of person should not attend this school?


There is no specific type of person tha should not attend Lafayette. It may just be a little more difficult for a person who is not open minded to try new things and is not level headed in knowing that college is not all fun and games, you have to really work for what you want. To be successful in college you cannot give up easily but perservere. knowing that everything is notgoing to be easy and know ha when the tough times come that knock you down you have to get back up and try again.


Students who want a giant population on campus because the college campus is small and has about 2400 students total. There is a good social aspect but not the same as a large university.


You shouldn't attend this school if you are interested in being a teacher, as we have no Education major or minor. You should also consider going somewhere else if you would never, ever join a sorority/fraternity/sports team because most people here are involved in those groups. As sickening as it is to say, it is hard to fit in if you are not involved in the aforementioned activities.


People who are not disciplined enough to do their work, people who don't want a school where you know almost everyone's business, people who can't handle not being a part of some clique, people who are insecure about being poor


Good students, who enjoy getting involved (whether it be sports, clubs, volunteer activities, art, theater, music, research with faculty, etc)


People who love big cities or really enjoy huge crowds of people should not attend here.


Anybody can attend this school. It is a very diverse campus so everybody should be able to feel right at home here. As long as you want to learn, you can feel at home at Lafayette.


A person who isn't afraid to be different. Everyone here seems to almost be clones of one another.


someone who likes to work hard.


Someone not accepting, self-motivated, and open to new ideas and possibilities.

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