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Most Helpful Review for Johnson & Wales University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Sarah from Harvard, MA
  • 38 out of 39 people found this review helpful

Try to do well in highschool now, because they give out HUGE scholarships and campus awards to people that got good HS grades. I didn't even go to a vocational school in HS, and I'm doing baking & pastry, and they gave me almost 16K for the four years, plus 10K just for this year. I can't stress this enough.

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  • Andrew from Tiverton, RI
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I enjoy attending Johnson & Wales and believe it was a perfect choice for me. I am from a small town so living in Providence wasn't that crazy of a transition for me even though this city does offer a lot of fun activities. I love the professors here because they really get to know their students and try to actually help everyone.

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  • Prospective Student
  • Apr-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Johnson & Wales has accepted me in to the Culinary Arts program. I have not been able to visit the campus yet, but will this summer. All of the staff has been very supportive of my efforts to apply. I am very excited to be able to learn from those that been in the industry.

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  • Charlene from Tarzana, CA
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    This is a great school! Teachers actually care about you and your education. They take their time to make sure you and fellow classmates understand before moving on.

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  • Xaymara from Puerto Rico
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Best university for baking and pastry/culinary arts. Though it consists of long days on your feet, it is worth it in the end. It also has many student activities to keep you engaged and motivated.

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  • JWU Student
  • Feb-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Johnson & Wales University has faculty that listen to the students and try to improve their education. Although this campus has a smaller student population than other universities, it has a very diverse atmosphere. This university also provides plenty of opportunities for students to get involved on campus and in the community.

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  • Carmela from Allentown, PA
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Johnson & Wales is a great university. It is programed in a way that a students can't feel overwhelmed. Their main focus is to make each and every student feel like they can do anything you set your mind to.

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  • BL from New Jersey
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Eye opening, easy adjustment, career focused, and lots of fun. The diversity in Providence with about 5 schools in a 10 minutes radius and being in the city center allows you to access a new lifestyle. Since freshman year I have only seen the city increase its potential as I know it will continue to grow.

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  • Andrew from Westerly, RI
  • Nov-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Johnson & Wales is great university filled many opportunity for students. Set in downtown Providence there is a lot for students to do. Johnson & Wales is also one of the better colleges for networking with industry's and getting students into career positions.

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