Skip to main content

How many students does it take to change a light bulb at Cornell?

Two – one to change the light bulb and one to crack under the pressure.

What says...

It is a standing joke among Ivy League students that Cornell undergrads get away with having to do absolutely no work. This is certainly not true and there are many far more serious contenders to this claim (for example, the ‘we have no mandatory courses’ Brown).

Read review »

Subscribe now for instant access to read the Uni in the USA review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

Uni in the USA subscription

In-depth info about university in America and how to apply.
Candid, often hilarious reviews of 70 US unis.
Plus reviews of 35 world-ranked unis in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.
Insider info on getting in, money matters, fellow students, and life on (and off) campus.
Written by funny, sharp-eyed editors and British students.

In short, what it's really like to be there. 

GSG Blog >    In the news >


The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Stand by for some myth-busting from our SEN consultants


Just published - The Good Schools Guide 21st edition - 1200 schools fully reviewed and updated. Buy now