Bowdoin College Visit Report by bobow98

Visit to Bowdoin College in April 2007 by bobow98
(Student, HS Class of 2007)
(Member since October 22 2020 with ? posts)

Visit Activities:


Admissions Interview: Yes - Friendly senior interviewer..talked for about 30 minutes because of long line.

Information Session: Yes - Lady was quite nice and informative...sort of.

Campus Tour: Yes - Beautiful little campus real cozy and nice and all that good stuff. everything is close so it's accesible.

Classroom Visit: Yes - some really engaging and interesting teachers who truly seem interested in what you are learning (excluding intro level courses..because...well you know)


Campus:



Friendliness/Courtesy of Students:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
really helpful, helped me find places and showed me places and talked about stuff in general



Friendliness/Courtesy of Staff:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
very friendly and approachable



Appearance of Campus:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Building/Facilities Maintenance/Cleanliness:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Dormitories:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
frosh get 4 people quads with 3 rooms (2 per room) and 1 common livng space about 2x as big as BR. couldn't ask for a much better dorm. really clean single person showers (whole room) and cle



Security/Safety:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
no crime...i hope



Overall Campus Impression:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent



Off-Campus:



Area Immediately Around Campus:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good
lots of restaurants...a little small but not bad, pretty green and clean



City/Town/Community:
3 - Good
3 - Good
ok

Campus Visit Notes for Bowdoin College


Visit Description:

Just a great experience. Can't wait to spend 4 years there.

Freeport (10 min south of campus) is the best discount clothing outlet center in the state, and you can get stuff at 80% off.

Hotel/Lodging Recommendations or Comments:

Portland, largest city in maine, is less than 30 min away and has great food and entertainment, arts, lodging, etc.

Dining/Restaurant Recommendations or Comments:

Portland :
Bangkok Thai on Congress St.
THe Blue spoon on congress st.
Bar Lola on congress st.
Hugo's (near downtown)
Duck fat (near hugo's)
Sapporo (sushi, on commercial st.)