Smithies are sometimes thought to be brainy and talkative in class, bordering on know-it-all-ness. Intimidatingly intellectual. Sexually frustrated because it's a women's college. Or, conversely, all gay because it's a women's college. Very feminist, study a lot. I think older generations think of Smithies as women from well-off families who wear pearls and sweater sets.
That its nerdy and full of lesbians, or full of sheltered girls who can't face the real world so they go to an all woman's school
Smithies are labeled as everything from pearl-wearing prep school girls to spike-collar wearing lesbians. For the most part we are known as a progressive school that combines tradition with women's opportunity.
Smith is stereotypically very gay, liberal and intellectual.
The stereotypes are that everyone's gay and everyone studies all the time
That we are either gay, bisexual, questioning, transgendered, or feminists.
We are liberal and ambitious.
We are extremely academically motivated and our professors ask a lot from us.
We're stuck-up or snobby, pretentious, exclusive. Possibly very rich.
There is also the Smith "that girl". The one who ALWAYS raises her hand with something to say - relevant or not - and never seems to know when to let the professor (or other students) speak.
One that I know of is that we are all gay or something that is not heterosexual.
Students are very serious about their work, they are boring and plain, they are gay/queer, they are feminists, very politically correct, academically intense.
People believe that because it is an all girls school that everyone is gay or turns gay.
That we all hate men, that we are snobby, that we area all highly competative, that we are better than Moho.
When people hear that I go to Smith they always ask about the lesbians. They assume that I am a lesbian and everyone on campus is a lesbian!
Smith is a lesbian school and is very liberal.
That we are all gay. That we are all uber liberal hippies. That we are all loud and obnoxious. But mostly, that we are all gay.
To everyone else, Smith students are granola-eating, carpet-munching, man-hating, pot-smoking smart-asses. To other Smith students, we're all bitchy, sleep-deprived, procrastinating over-achievers.
We're all gay (or "heteroflexible") democrats.
weird place with a lot of creepy lesbians
Some people say Smithies are a bunch of hippy liberal activists.
That everyone is gay and liberal.
Liberal, goal-oriented, vegan/vegetarian, lesbian
That we're all gay and vegetarian!
Smith students are socially awkward, book smart but have no common sense, gay, and uncompetitive.
Driven, fierce, smart women who aren't afraid of expressing themselves.
1. We're all lesbians/become lesbians
2. We're all stuck up and bitchy
most students are Type A and have a has a very large gay population
There are stereotypes that Smith is a lesbian enclave, filled with liberal and progressive students who are politically and civically engaged.
Many people associate Smith with lesbians, and know-it-alls.
The big stereotype is that all Smithies are hipster lesbians. Other stereotypes are that they are work obsessed and extremely politically correct, and easily offended.
We're all gay and most of us are rich.
That we're all lesbians, butch, smart-asses, and rude/stuck up.
Many falsely believe that most Smithies are lesbians and are homely. Another stereotype is that Smithies are extremely liberal.
most of us are gay
all black students are part of BSA. upper class white women stick with upper class white women
Smithies are very liberal and argumentative
very liberal (politically, socially, etc)
That everyone is lesbians or hipsters, that we are all super competetive with grades/GPA.
That we are all lesbians and bookworms.
Lesbian, liberal, but also rich and snobbish.
Smith students are either lesbians, desperate, and overworked.
that everyone is really weird and that everyone has homosexual relationships while here.
That we're all lesbians.
That we're all gay and are feminists.
Lesbians. Hipsters. Vegans. Good food. Ooober liberals. Some of the most intelligent, witty, and creative people you will ever meet. Some not so smarts, but they help balance things out. We breed fame. A boy empty campus.
a lot of people consider smith to be the lesbian school. they also think that we get really up in arms about everything. i suppose you could use the five college scooby-doo analogy. smith is velma; mount holyoke is daphne (though smith used to be daphne); amherst is fred; hampshire is shaggy. (umass was never included to my knowledge).
We're all either radical lesbians or preppy girls-in-pearls.
gay, crunchy, smart, activist
That we're all super butch lesbians. Also that we're smart and intimidating. Or else that everyone is the extremely wealthy prep-school type.
Full of lesbians; super liberal; very intense; high academic standards
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