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Most Helpful Review for Iowa State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jennifer from Shoreview, MN
  • 22 out of 22 people found this review helpful

The learning environment at Iowa State is unlike anything else, there's no doubt in my mind that it has been a challenge, but the school offers many resources for any student who is willing to seek them out. the collegiate learning experience demands a lot from it's students but at Iowa State they offer tutors, help sessions, study tips, workshops for writing, and most teachers and/or teaching assistants offer one on one help so no matter what you're having trouble with, you'll be able to find someone that can help. furthermore there is no doubt in my mind that I...

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  • Faye from Hingham, MA
  • Mar-22-2014 I am a current student here

    I love Iowa State and spending time in the Midwest. Going away to a big college can be daunting but the resources at Iowa State are the best and are helping me grow as a person and excel with my studies. I am in the middle of my Spring term and I know I made the right choice; extra curricular activities, fun dorm, club sports, sorority, and great professors and interesting classes.

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  • Victoria
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa State from day one won me over, there is something special about this campus that brings everyone together. While at ISU I have had the opportunity to get involved in so many different groups on campus that truly made me feel like I belonged with them.

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  • Lauren from Des Moines, IA
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa State University is a friendly community of college student from all around the globe. Everyday there is something new going on around campus, it is so easy to find something to get involved in. The atmosphere is very welcoming and homey.

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  • Shania from Albion, IA
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa State University has a beautiful campus and a variety of people. It is a large school that actually has pretty small classes. It isn't too expensive and if you need financial help there is plenty of people that can help you.

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  • Kelsey from IA
  • Feb-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa State has endless opportunities for everyone. Academically they have well qualified professors and students will find themselves challenged yet with some effort quite successful. It is also a very beautiful campus with friendly peer and an overall great community.

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  • Marie from Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa State has a very diverse campus and you can meat people from all over not just the U.S but the whole world. ISU also has a very active campus and everyone likes to get involved. The people that go to ISU come from all different backgrounds so you will always find others that share the same interests as you.

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  • David from Ames, IA
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    A wonderful university, with a beautiful campus and fantastic professors. Everyone is very helpful, and it is a great place to get your education. If I had to go back and redo my decision, I would definitely choose Iowa State again.

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  • Jennifer
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is gorgeous, and the atmosphere is one that makes you feel at home while still feeling like its a school. Most major-specific classes are smaller, while the general classes such as psychology, math, english, etc. are large. Its very easy to find food around campus, whether its a dining center, cafe, convienence store, or street vendor.

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  • Ammar from Urbandale, IA
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa State is a fantastic place to be, not just for the beautiful campus there but for the people there too. Everyone there is really open and social and it feels like everyone is looking out for each other. The professors and other administrators are all also involved and make you feel like being an Iowa State student actually matters to them.

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