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Most Helpful Review for Northwestern University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Allison from Port Barrington, IL
  • 50 out of 51 people found this review helpful

If you can to learn, you will. The professors don't spoon-feed information - instead, they give you the tools to learn the subjects yourself. Also, just hanging out with people (students, and sometimes students hang out with professors) helps you learn; generally, the students here are smart, and so casual conversation topics sometimes teach just as much as a class lecture.

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  • Michael from VA
  • Mar-11-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Everything about this school so far looks and sounds amazing. From the academics, music program, food, atmosphere, I can't wait to visit this school!

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  • Maniza from Naperville, IL
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I am very fond of Northwestern University. The school constantly hold programs, meetings and workshops to excel the success of their students in the real world and the very knowledgeable teaches care for every individual student. They make themselves available whenever a student needs it, and help as much as they can.

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  • Yakira from Dingmans Ferry, PA
  • Dec-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Great school overall. Challenging yet super fun. Social life is awesome, very mature atmosphere and teachers are really willing to help.

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  • MyMidwest18
  • Nov-30-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    LOVE the campus. It combines the prestige and atmosphere I've been looking for. I am from the Chicago suburbs and this is the ideal location.

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  • Shantaviae from Evanston, IL
  • Sep-26-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a small to medium sized university. There are a lot of opportunities to get involved. Your experience here at Northwestern is what you make of it.

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  • Alexander from Simsbury, CT
  • Aug-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Northwestern is great academically and all of the professors I have had here have been engaged and interested in teaching. The social life on North campus is heavily frat-centered, despite what people may try to tell you, however, there are other ways to have a good social life like joining clubs, going to the gyms, and meeting people in classes. Evanston is a decent town and going into Chicago is great if you make the time to do it occasionally.

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  • Ashley from Elizabethtown, KY
  • Aug-15-2013 I am a current student here

    Northwestern is an amazing school from academics to location to Big Ten sports what more could a student want? It is a well rounded school for a well rounded student.

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  • Marie Jamille from Bartlett, IL
  • Jul-30-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It is excellent in its academic and research background. The faculty is impressive, smart, and friendly. The atmosphere is homey and inviting.

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