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Williams College

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Address: 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA
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+1 413-597-3131

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Part of the New England Grand Tour!

We visited the college and was extremely impressed with the facility and the hospitality shown to us both. The architecture and history is very impressive and basically, there is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2016
North Luffenham, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, England
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Small college with a number of interesting buildings to walk around. Shops & restaurants are limited to mainly one street with more just out of town.

Thank Childwall56
North Luffenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We visited the college and was extremely impressed with the facility and the hospitality shown to us both. The architecture and history is very impressive and basically, there is something for everyone to do.

Thank P44cka
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We are currently traveling through New England looking for fall colours. Coming from Queensland where it's summer all year around, I've always wanted to enjoy the colours of New England. When planning this trip, staying in Williamstown was simply a convenience, i.e. Not too far from our last destination. What a surprise and what a treat. This little town is... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped by Williamstown as we were passing by. It is a very pretty location, surrounded by hills and spectacular scenery. Wish we had a longer time to explore.

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New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a lovely drive through Williams College we had. Stop and read the markers, enjoy the architecture and well-planned campus.

Thank MeadowlarkNewYork
Saxton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

As a high school senior looking for a college, I was thoroughly enchanted and impressed by this college campus. I attended an info-session that was the best of my entire trip. Beautiful old and new buildings. My favorite was their Environmental Center!

Thank cmsoliday
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a small liberal arts college in Williamstown, MA. It was originally a men's school but is now co-ed. It was established way back in 1793. The campus is spread out over several blocks in the idyllic New England town. It is the site of the summer Williamstown Theater Festival and the William College Museum of Art. If going... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Fun to walk through and across the Williams campus, an historic liberal arts campus with an open feel. Nice little downtown, with shops, coffee, and restaurants, sleepy in summer.

Thank JSD57
Indianapolis, Indiana
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The admissions office staff and student guide provided a personal, small group introduction to the college. The usual areas were covered including academics, housing, study abroad, extracurricular opportunities and admission. Williams' winter study term sounded meaty and fun (in contrast to Smith where the program is optional and poorly attended). Emphasized opportunities for experiential learning, research and personal education through... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Exceptional small liberal arts college. However, the college is a little desolate with very few nearby amenities or shops in the town.

Thank PrimoPalate

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