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Most Helpful Review for Boston University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Alex from Waco, TX
  • 72 out of 72 people found this review helpful

The faculty is usually attentive and pretty entertaining. Most professors know exactly what they're talking about and provide insight into difficult fields with ease. I took the Core Curriculum and am learning much about history and philosophy. I have enjoyed all my classes and am looking forward to my courses next semester!

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  • Katie from Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Oct-13-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Boston University is a true Urban Campus because it isn't surrounded by a gate and is really a part of the city. The people are ready to experience new things in a modern fast paced but still historically rooted city; a true juxtaposition. Students are intellectually curious, ready to ask new questions to existing or new problems, and find out how they will contribute to the world.

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  • Idine from Brentwood, TN
  • Aug-26-2014 I am a current student here

    BU is in the intellectual capital of the country: Boston. There are so many opportunities that the school provides in order for students to capitalize on the myriad educational and cultural experiences available across the city. There's a ton of interesting, great professors and a diverse range of groups and organizations to join.

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  • Frank from Lawrenceville, GA
  • Aug-26-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I am interested in BU, and I am an out of state student. How would you guys describe the financial aid?

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  • Neerarak from Lamphun, AA
  • Jul-29-2014 I am a past student here

    I love the atmosphere at Boston University. For an international student from an Asian country like me, it was very inviting..

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  • Shriya from Fremont, CA
  • Jul-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    BU offers its students a variety of academic programs as well research and extracurricular opportunities. Located at the heart of Boston, BU is for active students who would like to become involved in the community as well as receive a top-notch education.

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  • Keith from Alpharetta, GA
  • Jul-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Boston University is by far the friendliest campus I have ever visited. Many of the staff for services regarding student interaction were once students at BU, so they know what you want and need to know. There was not a single thing I disliked about the university.

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  • nicole
  • Apr-05-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    its a lot like NYU in the sense it's in and around the city. It's hard to know what it's like unless you attend

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  • Stephanie from Boston, MA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Boston University's Theatre MFA program is a small grad program, shared with undergrads, taught by professors that are working professionals. The resources are great, the learning is hands-on and is largely production driven. Expect to work hard, long hours but the final product will be rewarding.

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