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Most Helpful Review for Florida Atlantic University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Samantha from Coral Springs, FL
  • 34 out of 34 people found this review helpful

This University has an extremely high academic level. Professors are dedicated, and provide their students with all necessary material for them to have a complete understanding of their subject. Many classes include discussions, or online sections, that are given in addition to the typical lesson, to allow students to completely comprehend all the information taught. Furthermore, numerous courses will also have specific tutoring classes, offered for free, to clarify any questions that students might develop throughout the semester.

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  • Lebaron from Hollywood, FL
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The university is expanding and has some really good programs. The academic community at FAU is diverse and full of energy from each department. The school wants you to succeed.

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  • Jess
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Florida Atlantic University is home to diverse group of students; students that come from a plethora of various states and countries and all walks of life. The campus is a good size; you could get from one end of the campus to the other in just ten minutes. There are a lot of different courses that are offered and the professors are great.

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  • Brandon from Jupiter, FL
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    FAU is a nice university which presents many research opportunities, especially in the sciences. This university is diverse and has many different types of people from all over the globe, so it is great to meet new people and to network with those a lot different from you. FAU also is right in the middle of major cities in South Florida, so if you like to be busy and always be in the middle of action, this is a great place.

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  • FutureFAUOwl
  • May-06-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I am fortunate to leave approx. 1 hr away from FAU so I have had the opportunity to visit the campus a few times and meet with a couple of different staff members of the university. Everyone was nice and seems very interested in helping me reach my goals. I love the fact that FAU is among the most diverse universities in the country! Beautiful campus and it's TRUE that you can see the beach from the stadium!

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  • Jayne from Gainesville, FL
  • May-04-2014 I am a current student here

    I love Florida Atlantic University the school is fun academically and socially. The professors and staff that are on campus are always willing to help the students in any way possible to help them achieve their goals. There is never a dull moment on campus because there are so many clubs to participate in so the students can become involve with the school.

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  • Rhainn from North Lauderdale, FL
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Florida Atlantic University has a lot of great research and internship opportunities. On the other hand, the professors can be a bit demanding and arrogant. The financial aid office is very efficient.

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  • Chrisaldo from Lake Worth, FL
  • Apr-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Florida Atlantic university has a great atmosphere and study environment. but i feel like the math and computer classes has a horrible guide in which students barely understand the course work. i believe a more intense class of either of these subjects as in separating semesters to discuss more information would be a great start.

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  • Amanda from Jupiter, FL
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Florida Atlantic University provides a very small and focused work environment for students who enjoy a small town feel to their educational experience. While Administration can make certain processes difficult the community itself is very supportive. Lastly, the South Florida landscape is unbeatable as far as year round comfort.

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  • Rachel from Lake Worth, FL
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a past student here

    FAU is an extraordinarily unorganized university that will hopefully get its priorities straight under its new president. After attending this year, it feels less like a school aiming to help students learn and advance and more like a lazy business chasing the cheapest and easiest profit it can make. Other universities I have visited have many more resources for helping students and alumni succeed in their majors and career paths.

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