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Founded by revolutionary educator Mary Lyon in 1837, Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA is the first women's college in the United States and the founding member of the Seven Sisters, the female equivalent of the formerly all-male Ivy League. Mount Holyoke is consistently ranked among the top 25 liberal arts colleges in the country, attracting intelligent, talented, and driven women from literally all over the globe. True to its mission statement, Mount Holyoke's empowering atmosphere is geared towards "fostering the alliance of liberal arts education with purposeful engagement in the world." Smart women choose Mount Holyoke for its academic excellence, beautiful campus, and the amazing and friendly women who go there. Mount Holyoke women can also take advantage of the 5-College Consortium, which connects MHC to nearby Amherst, Smith, and Hampshire Colleges, as well as UMass-Amherst.
"She's smart, talented, socially conscious, and basically awesome. She must go to Mount Holyoke."
by meggers December 24, 2005
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The school in S. Hadley, MA. Oldest women's college in the United States, first of the seven sisters, founded by revolutionary educator Mary Lyon. Associated with Daphne of Scooby Doo in the Five College urban legend. While a top liberal arts college, Mount Holyoke distinguishes itself with its commitment to free thinking and its very strong commitment to social works.
MHC is also known for its beautiful campus, which regularly ranks in the top ten.
As a politically liberal all women's school, MHC has a reputation for having a vocal gay population, but is viewed as a kinder, gentler alternative to the militant, manly lesbianism of Smith College. MHC is also seen as more friendly to males with the yearly dances "Undressage" and "Vegas Night," where the girls parade in lingerie.
This is a school for overachievers.
The Historical expression among Harvard boys was, "Smith to bed, Mount Holyoke to wed."

MoHo: "I took thirty tests this week and wrote four hundred pages in papers, so this weekend I'm gonna get smashed and go dance in my underwear. I earned it, damnit! And then, on Monday afternoon after class, I'm going to go tutor poverty-striken orphans. Tuesday I campaign on the social cause of the week. It's just the Mount Holyoke lifestyle!"
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Because if we'd wanted easy A's, we would have gone to Smith.
"Baby's going to Mount Holyoke in the Fall."
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An all girls school, member of the "seven sisters" that is located near Smith college, the BETTER all girl's school. It is ranked in the top liberal arts schools but only after all of the other seven sisters schools. Typically inhabited but preppy rich girls who couldn't get in anywhere else.
Guy: What school do you go to?
Moho Girl: Mount Holyoke, I got rejected from Smith and Wellesley. But it's cool, at least this way I get to bring my champion polo pony with me!
Guy: Thats nice...Smith is really close to here, right?
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