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Most Helpful Review for Oakland University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Courtney from Lapeer, MI
  • 13 out of 13 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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  • Shelby from Davison, MI
  • Jul-01-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Every time I've gone up there people have been more than kind. The staff is super nice, it's not hard to get some help.

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  • Angel from Detroit, MI
  • Jun-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Not big at all, but not too small either. The people are friendly and try to get you involved in at least one thing. A clean, pretty campus to look at.

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  • Tialie from Detroit, MI
  • Apr-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Oakland University is an evolving an upbeat environment to learn in. There are numerous student activities, as well support to assist in your success. I love Oakland University.

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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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