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What are the following schools known for

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(The way that Pepperdine is known for buisiness): Harvard, Oxford, Yale,
Berkley, Standford, Princeton ?
 

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My Impressions:

Harvard: Law
Yale: Politics
Stanford: ???
Oxford: ???
Princeton: Mathematics
Berkley: ???

Of course, I'm in no position to judge accurately.

Why are you asking?
 
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My perceptions (heavily influenced by popular culture):

Harvard: Law, Medicine, Will Hunting types.
Oxford: Philosophy.
Yale: Law, Politics, Mr. Burns.
Berkeley: Physics, Hippies.
Stanford: Computer Science, Mathematics.
Princeton: Physics, Snobbery.
 
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Those are all very major research universities. Not one of them is known only for a single thing. For instance, four of Princeton's graduate programs are currently ranked #1 in the country (mathematics, economics, history, political science).
 
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