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Mount Holyoke Makes Most Beautiful College List

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Mount Holyoke Makes Most Beautiful College List

Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley has been named one of the 15 most beautiful campuses in the world.  The listing by the Huffington Post puts Mount Holyoke in the company of Oxford in the UK and the University of Cape Town in South Africa.  The other American schools to make the list are Pepperdine University in Malibu, California and the University of Virginia.

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