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Most Helpful Review for Harvard University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Cindy
  • 174 out of 175 people found this review helpful

With its liberal arts focus, Harvard provides the type of education that helps you to become a better thinker. You probably won't gain as much concrete knowledge here as you would at a non-liberal arts college, but I think this has more to do with the concept of liberal arts itself so it's not really Harvard's fault... One problem that does appear to be Harvard's own is that many of its professors are renowned for their research, which means that they're good at research but not necessarily teaching. They all know their stuff; many just have trouble teaching it. This is...

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  • Mariah from Escondido, CA
  • Jul-20-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Harvard University is one of the top universities I have been looking into. I am looking forward to applying by Early Action at this university.Harvard has a beautiful campus that is full of history, some of the best academic programs in the nation, and some of the most caring and driven staff and students in America.

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  • HarvNerd
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Nothing short of amazing. My classmates and extracurricular activities have made my experience incredible. I never understood just why everyone was obsessed with the school, but now I'm there I absolutely love it and understand what differentiates it from every other school in the country.

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  • Capper
  • Mar-05-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The school is amazing. The professors rock. The atmosphere is perfect.

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  • Sarah from Manchester, NH
  • Jan-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Harvard is a home for outstanding students, who love to learn for the sole purpose of personal development. Once you walk through Johnson Gate and touch John Harvard's foot for the first time, you are on a path to great things. Harvard is a lifetime institution; not merely a four year college.

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  • Alyssa from Coral Springs, FL
  • Jan-12-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Harvard is a beautiful school with an immense diversity of students, academics, and clubs. Harvard admits the best of the best, but that doesn't only apply to grades or test scores. They want leaders with an understanding and love for the world around them.

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  • budskiman
  • Aug-25-2013 I am a current student here

    A truly world-class university! It provides you a challenging academic experience. You'll be far better after you take classes here.

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