What was a typical Swarthmore College student like in high school? Describe the type of person that should attend Swarthmore College.


Anonymous, Student, Swarthmore College, Class of 2014

A typical Swarthmore College student in high school was very intellectual, focused on schoolwork, and likely to be more introverted or quiet. The type of student that should attend Swarthmore College is intense, focused, disciplined, and truly enjoys learning for the sake of learning. The person should be prepared to undertake a lot of research and to be challenged in unexpected ways--personally, socially, and academically.

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