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Most Helpful Review for Southwestern University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Cheyney from San Antonio, TX
  • 14 out of 15 people found this review helpful

This school is extremely informative- classes are small, reading is crucial, student-professor relationships are personal. In such a class setting, it is difficult to let the information slide past you. Also, attendance policy is strict- you can be forcibly dropped from the course if you miss a certain amount of classes. You're there to learn, you do so, & mostly, you'll enjoy it.

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  • May-06-2014 I am a past student here

    It's very small, so it does not have the diversity you would find at mid-sized or large school. Southwestern social life revolves around Greek Life for most people. SU has a very involved student body.

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  • Mirella from Spring, TX
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Southwestern is a liberal arts school that reaches out to students and offers a lot of academic help. There are plenty of programs and services which are aimed to benefit students and help them become well-rounded individuals. Aside from the rising cost, it is a great school to attend.

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  • Alex Supertramp from TX
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Southwestern is a gorgeous campus with friendly staff and students; even people you've never seen before will smile and wave. There's lots of neat old buildings to explore with really interesting historic artifacts in their museum areas of the school. The Pirate Bikes make it MUCH easier to get to class if you're running late!

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  • Jessica from Austin, TX
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Southwestern University was the first university in Texas so it is full of history. The campus is beautiful with state of the art buildings as well as some buildings from the late 1800s. There are also a ton of trees and lots of shady spots to study in or just hang out with friends. The classes are amazing and you can really tell that the professors love what they do.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Southwestern is a close-knitted community which I enjoy a lot. My professors are super helpful when it comes to questions I may have. There have been a lot of fun activities and events that Southwestern has planned that made my experience there all the more fun.

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  • Jennifer from Houston, TX
  • Dec-02-2013 I am a current student here

    This schools holds a sort of respectful, peacefull atmosphere that is simply unavoidable. Although this school has high standards in terms of academics, it still is the only place I've ever been too where I felt my education was worth more than grade in the class. Through Southwesterns honor code and Pideia program it promotes quality character along with a quality education.

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  • Emily from Round Rock, TX
  • Oct-14-2013 I am a current student here

    This college is unbelievable. Everyone trusts one another and people are so friendly. It's a genuine oasis in a sometimes chaotic world, and I feel so blessed to be going here.

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  • Amara from Johnson City, TX
  • Mar-01-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    A wonderful campus with a great atmosphere. Everyone is so kind and helpful. I love how eco-friendly the school is.

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  • Victoria from Santa Teresa, NM
  • Dec-28-2012 I am a current student here

    Southwestern University is academically challenging with professors that are incredibly eager to help in your education. At Southwestern, your education is a priority. The importance of your education can be seen through professors' eagerness to teach, to meet outside the classroom, and to actually learn your academic goals; professors don't see you as a number, but as a student whom they are helping to achieve their goals.

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