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Most Helpful Review for Duke University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Student at Duke
  • 56 out of 63 people found this review helpful

Duke is well-rounded and has many great departments, so you don't need to come in knowing what you want to do. Duke is a great place to explore your passions and discover things you never knew about yourself and the world.

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  • Autumn from Spring, TX
  • May-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Duke is an amazing school with an incredible, if sometimes overwhelming, number of opportunities available every day. Duke administration and students work to be academically, artistically, and socially open to new things and representative of the incredibly diverse student body. A Duke student is sure to have a one of a kind experience and is sure to find a place they feel at home.

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  • Fiona from Grayslake, IL
  • Apr-16-2014 I am a past student here

    Duke is an extremely diverse campus with something for everyone, and the weather in the area can't be beat. The surrounding night life in Durham can be a little sleepy, but Duke more than makes up for it with such an active on-campus scene. The rigorous academics and the energy surrounding athletics make it a place current students and alumni are extremely proud of.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Duke University is a place littered with opportunities in fields you did not even know existed. The facilities and professors create an academically stimulating environment which is complimented by the vibrant co-curricular, social, and athletic life on campus. You will engage in research, volunteer work, entrepreneurship, and more while surrounding yourself by extremely hard working students.

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  • Hannah from Wake Forest, NC
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    If you are looking for academic engagement, an extremely diverse campus community, and interaction with some of the most brilliant professors in the nation then Duke University is for you. I looked in to Harvard, UNC and NC State and I am so grateful that I chose Duke.

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  • Alan from Durham, NC
  • Dec-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Duke University provides a top-class education and is located in a gorgeous region of the country. While the physical facilities can be dilapidated at times, the campus life and campus sports provide an abundant social life for students. Those who are aiming to reach for the starts and be among the best of the best should apply.

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  • Gabrielle from Covington, LA
  • Nov-08-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Turned in my application today... I hope I get in! I want to go to Duke more than anywhere!

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  • Jasmine from Rolesville, NC
  • Nov-04-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I loved the tour of the campus, very positive, friendly environment. The students seemed willing to help. Duke is a competitive school to get accepted to however the students do not appear to compete against one another...everyone was so friendly!

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  • Anonymous
  • Sep-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Duke is a wonderful place, but just like any university, it is by no means perfect. The glamour and enchantment surrounding this gothic wonderland needs to be taken with a grain of salt, with a little bit of criticism. But don't get me wrong, the ability to witness and embrace Duke's flaws are the key to working the university system and making the absolute most of the incredible opportunity it is to attend Duke.

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  • Eun Hae from Korea-Republic Of
  • Jul-28-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This university is one of the best well-rounded university. With renowned professors in every field, students are able to gain helpful mentoring through their dreams and aspirations. The student body consists of students who love to be active in social issues, basketball games, and community service.

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  • Nicholas from Ewing, NJ
  • Jul-17-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Great area near tons of other colleges. Always something to do. diverse and very social community

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