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Sweet Briar makes Princeton Review’s list of Best Southeastern colleges for 2020

Sweet Briar has once again been crowned a Best Southeastern college by The Princeton Review. According to the annual publication’s “Region by Region” web feature, the 656 schools on the five lists (Northeastern, Southeastern, Midwestern, Western and International) are deemed “academically outstanding and well worth consideration in your college search.”

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Sweet Briar leadership core takes young vixen home to Guatemala

Eleven years after leaving Guatemala, Sweet Briar student Ruth Lechner ’21 finally returned home this summer. An internship through Maximo Nivel with Asociación Transiciones, a microbusiness that builds wheelchairs, brought her back to the place she had been adopted from in 2007: Semillas de Amor (“Seeds of Love”), an orphanage just outside Antigua.

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Opening Doors

For many of us graduating from college, getting that first job was difficult. Employers want experience, after all, and how do you get that while you’re still a student? One answer? Internships.

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Sweet Briar has one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women’s colleges in the United States.

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Sweet Briar students have ample opportunity to study abroad. Spend a summer, semester or year overseas.

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Sweet Briar College’s 3,250-acre campus is located the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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High Marks

Sweet Briar ranks among the best schools in the country for student loan repayment.

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Sweet Briar students hold leadership roles in student organizations at twice the rate of other colleges.

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Sweet Briar students have at least one internship, compared to five out of 10 students at other colleges.

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