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Three words: Sex Power God.
And Emma Watson. :p

On a more serious note, to answer your questions I think Brown is better than Amherst in (laymen) prestige and social life, while their academics are similar. Their prestige should be considered equal amongst those in academia. However, consider the environments. Brown is in Providence, a city in RI, while Amherst is in a rural and kind of isolated place in the mountains. When I visited Amherst, I knew I didn't want to go there because I would go crazy: it was all misty, cold and felt like a monastery. Amherst does have the 5 college consortium however, so you have access to resources from other schools such as Smith and UMass-Amherst.
 

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And Emma Watson. :p

On a more serious note, to answer your questions I think Brown is better than Amherst in prestige and social life, while their academics are similar. However, consider the environments. Brown is in Providence, a city in RI, while Amherst is in a rural and kind of isolated place in the mountains. When I visited Amherst, I knew I didn't want to go there because I would go crazy: it was all misty, cold and felt like a monastery. Amherst does have the 5 college consortium however, so you have access to resources from other schools such as Smith and UMass-Amherst.
Yea, there is nothing in Amherst, MA. Maybe a couple cows, some trees, not much else. Personally, I would go to Brown.
 

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Well Brown is very good for graduate schools. This is because the average gpa there is a 3.65 ( Gradeinflation.com). Amherst isn't that behind with a 3.44 average.
So i'd say that go where its cheaper. In the end both are good schools and will prepare you graduate programs.
 

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There's two threads on this in hSDN, a mod should merge them.
Why not?

Merged active threads. Please don't cross-post threads in multiple forums to begin with.
 
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Well Brown is very good for graduate schools. This is because the average gpa there is a 3.65 ( Gradeinflation.com). Amherst isn't that behind with a 3.44 average.
So i'd say that go where its cheaper. In the end both are good schools and will prepare you graduate programs.
Don't flame me, but I have to more questions:

1. Is Brown's grade inflation significant with respect to being premed?

2. Which is better for investment banking? (Honestly, just curious with this one)
 

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Don't flame me, but I have to more questions:

1. Is Brown's grade inflation significant with respect to being premed?

2. Which is better for investment banking? (Honestly, just curious with this one)
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