Occidental is small. You’ll hear this fact in many different contexts. In the college’s promotional materials, it’s followed by an academic benefit: Occidental is small, so professors know and help you. When you take a campus tour, it’s followed by a logistical comment: Occidental is small, so you can walk to all of your classes in ten minutes or less. When you’re considering Occidental as your future, it’s followed by hesitation: Occidental is small, I’m scared it might feel too much like high school. When you’re a student, it’s followed by a social fact: Occidental is small. I know everybody and everybody knows me.
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