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Most Helpful Review for Portland State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Brittany from Tigard, OR
  • 25 out of 27 people found this review helpful

When it comes to how much you learn I believe that it is up to you to take classes that are interesting and a little bit challenging, because the classes that are easy tend to get boring and not teach you as much.

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  • Hannah from Tillamook, OR
  • Mar-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Though this school does have a great sports program, that is not the focus. Being in Downtown Portland, there is always something to do after class. The teachers genuinely care about your education, enough to strike for it.

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  • Sydney from Las Vegas, NV
  • Feb-11-2014 I am a current student here

    PSU is a great campus filled with lots of interesting people. Portland is a beautiful city to live in. PSU offers lots of different majors to fill many interests.

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  • Evelyn
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    I believe Portland state is the best at academic quality. The campus layout makes getting to class simple and easy. As well as they provide great benefits with a central location to life outside of PSU.

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  • Ruby from Santa Barbara, CA
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    It it is a great school! The faculty are really great and helpful. Everyone here is very passionate and the campus is wonderful!

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  • Tina from Camas, WA
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Portland State University has a welcoming atmosphere. The campus is diverse and the teachers are very friendly. There are a variety of classes that challenge students into thinking out-side of the box.

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  • Cassy from Portland, OR
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Portland State is right downtown, and is very close to farmerâ??s markets, retail stores, and other businesses. Many find it difficult to make friends at PSU because many people are â??in their own worldâ??, and seem to want it to stay that way. If you are a big-time party-seeker, this campus is not for you.

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  • Maryah from Beaverton, OR
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Hippies in a city campus. PSU is very liberal and a very large campus. Very diverse in different age ranges but not demographically.

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  • Brooke from Beaverton, OR
  • Dec-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Portland State University is an urban university with a good selection of course offerings and a bustling campus! The class sizes are not too large, and the courses are diverse. The professors are well-educated and helpful, and the D2L technology makes it easy to stay on top of your work.

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