The people at Hamilton College make it the incredible experience it is. Although dating isn’t common among underclassmen, students tend to eventually find someone by their senior year. Just don’t expect to find a real relationship with the first person you hook up with. Most students play the field for their first couple of years.
Predominantly a social student body, sometimes it is shocking to see the shy boy from history class out for a Thursday night party in Carnegie. The stereotypical Hamilton student is confident, well-dressed, and conventionally attractive. Unfortunately, this norm for Hamilton guys and girls is pervasive, and it can be frustrating rarely seeing other types of students who don’t fit the mold. Those who don't fit the typical Hamilton standard somehow seem to find each other. It's common to see tight-jeaned hipsters hand in hand, or J. Crew clad Greek society presidents out together on a Saturday night.