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Most Helpful Review for Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Category: Will learn a lot
  • Review by: Miles from Storrs Mansfield, CT
  • 8 out of 8 people found this review helpful

It's not UConn, but that's a part of its draw. I doubt you'll take any classes with more than thirty people, whereas your freshman classes at UConn might have upwards of fifty, maybe a hundred. I'm not saying it's a bad school, but UConn is a completely different atmosphere. My friends who go there feel like numbers. It's nowhere near as friendly as ECSU, and more and more of the students are rich, spoiled kids who's trust funds ran out. MY parents are UConn alums, and they're ashamed of how UConn's gotten worse. ECSU is the way to go!

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  • Elizabeth from Mansfield Center, CT
  • Mar-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern is a small state school with class sizes ranging from around ten to forty students, giving the classroom a more personal perspective. Students and professors are from of a wide age range and have diverse ethnicity and religious backgrounds, which provide unique points of view during lectures. There is an average number of academic programs for major and minors degrees, of which the quality of education is good.

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  • Ari from Eastern, CT
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Great campus and supportive staff. I chose it for being a liberal arts college. I love being at Eastern, there is a lot to do and a lot of courses to choose from.

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  • Sabrina from Coventry, CT
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern is a great school. you will definitely make friends. Also, between the number of clubs that they have on campus and you can always find something to do after classes.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Eastern makes you realize that there is no other university like it. Some would argue that it is just a state school, but they are missing out on the amazing opportunities that Eastern has to offer. Eastern achieves in its academics, residential life and overall appearance at such a low cost compared to private universities that couldn't compare.

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  • Ricardo from Wethersfield, CT
  • Dec-15-2013 I am a current student here

    Eastern is a good school. It has some faults like any other place but I think that eastern is a great place for people that are looking a liberal arts education. It has a great atmosphere and lots of very helpful people!

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Eastern is a fun and engaging university with a countless amount of opportunities to get involved. It is a welcoming atmosphere and beautiful campus.

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  • Keri from Manchester, CT
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    As a graduate student, I am sure my experience is much different than undergraduate classes. There was little support from my advisers on what classes to take and many were canceled due to class size which was very frustrating. The professors on the other hand were great!

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  • Megan from Saint George, ME
  • Dec-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Eastern is not only a very good school academically, but also pays attention to the fact that students are living there and provides them with lots of cool opportunities and possible activities. The class sizes are smaller than some schools and allow for one on one help and asking of questions. Lots of people go home on the weekends, but there is always something to do for those who stay.

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  • Anna from Guilford, CT
  • Dec-09-2013 I am a current student here

    A liberal arts university that offers a variety of courses for a well-rounded student. Eastern Connecticut State University helps students to explore multiple fields by providing specific requirements within the tier system. The school aims to shape young people into skilled workers for todays careers and work paths.

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  • Guadalupe from Cheshire, CT
  • Dec-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Eastern is a very nice community to live in. I feel very welcome as a freshman. I fell in love with this school and still love it.

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