Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts is a small women’s college with approximately 1,700 undergraduate students who attend full time and a graduate school that is coeducational with over 4,000 students enrolled. Located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, Simmons is within walking distance of shops, quiet cafes, movie theaters, Fenway Park and so much more so take the time to explore the city when planning a college visit.
Famous "Shark" alumni include Denise Di Novi - film producer, Gwen Ifill - journalist, Nnenna Freelon - Grammy nominated singer, Rehema Ellis - NBC News journalist, and Joyce Kulhawik - news anchor.
Rachael is from Cape Cod and she is a second year Master's Student. One quirky fact about Rachael..."I run a Boston based food Instagram: @biteoutofboston"
Fun fact about Simmons College: Simmons College is a women's college for undergraduate studies.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Toscanini's - B3 (Brown butter, brown sugar, brownies!).
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: Pavement Coffeehouse.
Burger Joint and Fries: Boston Burger Company (and don't forget to also get a Freak Frappe!).
Finger licking good BBQ spot: Smoke Shop in Cambridge, MA.
Pizzeria and go-to pie: College Pizza, Buffalo Chicken Pizza or Rina's Pizza, the Diablo.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Mike's City Diner, corned beef hash.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date: Lincoln Tavern (Friday Brunch Test Kitchen) or Thornton's Fenway Grille.
Things to do:
Where to go for yoga, exercise classes, or the gym: Boston Sports Club.
Best Dive Bar: Bukowski's - all craft beer!
Neighborhood Bookstore: Trident Books Cafe.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Social work lounge.
Where do you want to go on spring break: Austin, TX.
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Best local breweries: Mystic, Aeronaut, and Night Shift.
Best ramen- Ganko Ittetsu.
Best lunch places by Simmons: El Pelon, Honeygrow, Blaze Pizza, Gyro City.
Best "poor grad student" deal: half priced apps at Yard House.