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Most Helpful Review for Oakland University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Courtney from Lapeer, MI
  • 10 out of 10 people found this review helpful

Throughout high school I was never challenged but as soon as I came to OU that all changed. The professors have been pretty good for the most part and they have challenged me to think critically which is a lost art in our society today.

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  • Brandon from Grosse Pointe Park, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a past student here

    Great school for the money. Can be as interactive and full fledged college experience as you'd like it to be. Good school for those who want to work and get a degree at the same time.

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  • Loryn from Livonia, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is a wonderful university with amazing intelligent teachers. I am a transfer student and all of my credits transferred. Oakland has a reasonable tuition rate and a variety of on campus housing.

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  • Student from Rochester Hills, MI
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Parking is horrifying as you look over a sea of cars. Great new medical science building with fancy attributes. Cramped main campus and there is almost no community sense.

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  • Krystal from Farmington Hills, MI
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland University has a beautifully well-keep campus and a live community. It is mostly a commuter college but the university is currently working toward new campus housing. The staff are skilled in their fields and are eager to aid students toward graduation.

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  • Emily from Clyde, MI
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland is a very diverse community which I am proud to be a part of. There are it's upsides and downsides, but the friends and connections I have made so far are nothing short of outstanding! I truly feel like I am at home.

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  • Megan
  • Jan-15-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a great school. The parking is terrible if you're a commuter. The classes are relatively small and you can get lots of hands on help with your professor.

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  • Jon from Troy, MI
  • Jan-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Great academic diversity. Lots of great student activities. Growing sports program

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  • Alexis from Sturgis, MI
  • Oct-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is the perfect college for commuters as well as anyone who is looking for a challenge inside the classroom, and a friendly environment on the outside. Whether you like sports, clubs, or just hanging out in your dorm room, there's a little of everything offered at Oakland University.

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  • Toni from Detroit, MI
  • Oct-12-2013 I am a past student here

    It a quiet and peaceful university. It is great if you are going to focus on your academics as well as volunteer work.

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  • kk from MI
  • Oct-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Oakland University in all is a good school however you must stay on top of things. If you change your major then make sure you talk to the academic adviser and know what you have to take and when. It is very hard to get ahold of financial aid as well.

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