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Most Helpful Review for Fisk University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Ayo from Detroit, MI
  • 22 out of 23 people found this review helpful

Be prepared to branch out and work hard for everything. Classes are cool, not really too difficult, difficult at all really. Time management is key though. Social Life requires alot of personal effort especially when it comes to on campus activities. Be prepared to learn alot about yourself...and build patience..because,the easiest way to put it is, Fisk is not for everyone and you will know if its for you because in a sense, it will choose you. Expect greatness if you come here...because if you are the type of person I am.. you will be motivated to promote change. Miss Michigan

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  • Grace from Nigeria
  • Jan-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Fisk University is a small, Liberal arts, Historically black university located in Nashville, Tennessee. It has a population of about 800 students in small campus. It has four Resident Dorms and it is ranked as among the top 200 schools in America. It has a strong Science and Business programme.

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  • Jason from Madison, TN
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Fisk is a very small yet historic HBCU located in Nashville,Tennessee. A big plus of going to the university is the close-knit family oriented style of learning and culture that can be felt by those who don't attend the university. However, despite the family atmosphere of Fisk, our facilities are sub-par and some of our buildings need renovation but for most, the vibe given off on campus causes many people to overlook this (in a good way). The best part about Fisk University is its close proximity to other universities such as Belmont, Vanderbilt, and TSU. This helps create a network where students can engage in activities and conversation and build relationships and establish connections which i I think is an AWESOME opportunity and experience.

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  • Jasmine from Nashville, TN
  • Nov-24-2013 I am a current student here

    Very culturally empowering. The camps as a whole is very accepting and open to new people, ideas, and beliefs. There is a very proud sense of heritage and community.

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  • Yazjae from Chesapeake, VA
  • Nov-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Fisk is an amazing university! There are sooo many opportunities which you will definitely be exposed to - even during freshman year. Administration teachers, and peers are like family, pushing you towards your goals successfully.

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  • Angeline from Nashville, TN
  • Nov-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Fisk is a very academic-oriented university that emphasizes family and history. It nurtures you to become the person you want to be while helping you find your true self. Fisk is a place for personal growth, academic excellence, and the support to achieve your largest dreams.

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  • Kiara from Bear, DE
  • Jul-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Fisk is essentially what I was hoping to find in my college experience. My mother was an HBCU alum and being at a Black Ivy League Institution is rewarding academically as well as it is socially. I recommend anyone looking for a school to challenge you instead of just feeding you information to check out this illustrious institution of higher learning.

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  • Charles from Nashville, TN
  • Jul-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Fisk University is very rich in history and education in various subjects. The Fisk Jubilee singers are also a huge part of the university , touring the United States rasins money for the school. Last but not least, Fisk has a 12 to 1 student teacher ration which gives room for more understanding of any curriculum.

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