Appleton, WI: I visited Lawrence University and was quite impressed by the friendliness of the students.
I had been debating whether or not I wanted to go to school far from home, but I knew I wanted a rather small liberal-arts school. Lawrence fulfilled this criteria with 1,350 students and a bit of Midwestern flair. I highly recommend more people from the South and West visit because it deserves a closer look. Right now, most students are from Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
The first time I saw Lawrence’s campus, I was in an airplane over the middle of Wisconsin. My parents were embarrassing me, pointing out the window and shouting which got the attention of other passengers. Even though it was already getting dark, I was attracted by the river and the chapel, one of the main architectural features of the campus.
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