The biggest lecture hall at Amherst | Campus Tour 2019
This Amherst College Campus Tour was taken at Merrill Science Center, Amherst College.
Tour GuideLily Fang
Most classes at Amherst are 20 or so people and are discussion-based, but science intro classes are often for lecture-style. Professors really do take care to get to know you--I've never had a professor who didn't know my name, and some of them have even invited classes over to their homes for meals or for makeup classes. Amherst also encourages student-faculty rapport through the Take Your Professor Out program, where groups of students are given funding to invite their professors to a restaurant once a semester.