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View Poll Results: Which city is your favorite college town??
Ithaca, New York 8 6.78%
Cambridge, Massachusetts 14 11.86%
Princeton, New Jersey 6 5.08%
New Haven, Connecticut 7 5.93%
Pal Alto, California 4 3.39%
Athens, Georgia 7 5.93%
Gainsville, Florida 9 7.63%
Austin, Texas 20 16.95%
Charlottesville, Virginia 7 5.93%
Ann Arbor, Michigan 12 10.17%
Columbia, South Carolina 2 1.69%
Ames, Iowa 4 3.39%
Amherst, Massachusetts 2 1.69%
College Park, Maryland 4 3.39%
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 8 6.78%
Other 47 39.83%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 118. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-29-2009, 03:48 PM
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Some college towns I'm surprised weren't in the poll or mentioned yet are: Berkeley CA, Iowa City IA, Fort Collins CO, Provo UT, New Brunswick and Piscataway NJ(Rutgers is in both communities), East Lansing MI, State College PA, Blacksburg VA, Storrs CT, Columbia MO, Lawrence KS, Manhattan KS, Las Cruces NM, Eugene OR, Corvallis OR, Pullman WA, Cheney WA, Moscow ID, Logan UT, Boseman MT, Laramie WY, Cedar Falls IA, Carbondale IL, Auburn AL, Starksville MS, Hattiesburg MS, Kent OH, Bowling Green OH, West Lafayette IN, Orono ME, Durham NH, Clemson SC, Bowling Green KY and many more.....
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by jluke65780 View Post
Very bad definition to define what a non-commuter school is. On-Campus housing dosen't automatically make a school a non-commuter school.
Oh brother...a commuter school is a non-residential college campus, so a non-commuter school is a college campus where students live in residence halls. That's pretty simple...do you get it?
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:53 PM
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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YouTube - CollegeClickTV's Channel

Goes around interviewing students at different campuses and their opinions on them.
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Old 01-29-2009, 05:04 PM
Location: Rockport Texas from El Paso
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Default Poorly conceived poll

I guess anyone can just put a poll together "hey I'll think of a few college towns and stick em in a poll.

Was there any scientific method used to select the towns? Maybe the 20 largest colleges? or "Hey I'll think of a few college towns and...."

Were all the major colleges represented? No "Hey I'll think of a few college towns and"

One way you can tell its a lousy poll is when they give you 15 choices and "other" wins (2-1) lol

Examples of major college towns missing

College Station Texas Home of Texas A&M,

Berkeley California - home of what is usually considered the best public university in the world University of California- Berkeley;

Iowa state is in but the University of Iowa in Iowa City has more fame and stature.

Indiana University has a really pretty college town Bloomington with a state forest, lakes and rock quarries

The homes of "Ole Miss", Fayetteville (Univ Ark) Univ Maine -bangor
all all left out.
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Old 02-19-2009, 03:40 PM
Location: Tri-Cities, TN
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Murfreesboro, TN has Middle Tennessee State University and Johnson City has East Tennessee State University
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Old 02-19-2009, 08:25 PM
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I have to go for "other" since there's not a choice for Madison, Wisconsin.
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