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Most Helpful Review for Stony Brook University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Amamah from Huntington, NY
  • 33 out of 34 people found this review helpful

Stony Brook offers a great, quality education for a state school price, however, getting a quality education depends primarily on the student. Many of the science and math based classes are quite large and are often held in huge lecture halls. Due to the large class sizes, many people don’t go to class, and often, especially in 100 level classes, attendance is not mandatory. However, some professors do take attendance and often attendance, depending on one’s professor can be critical to the class. Majority of the professors at Stony Brook are also quite brilliant and because Stony...

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • David
  • Apr-30-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a school with endless opportunities and grooms the students to achieve high success. The diversity and school spirit is strong, leading to a sense of community where all feel at home. This school breeds tough minds and transforms students into great people.

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  • Barbara from Port Jeff Sta, NY
  • Apr-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Best instructors, they are interested in ensuring your completion! The school goes out of their way to make everything easy. Best bang for your bucks!

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  • Seelia from Brooklyn, NY
  • Apr-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Stony really gives the college feel. It is beautiful and the dorms look nice. I'm really looking forward to attendng Stony!

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  • J from Queens
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a past student here

    It is really great school in a view of finance; you can get great education for low pay. And there are lots of opportunities you can find!

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  • Samira from Brooklyn, NY
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Stony Brook University is an amazing University! I am not just saying this because I go here but because it is really an amazing school! There is lots to do, the environment is absolutely beautiful and so are the people here.

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  • Eliza from Fontana, CA
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Stony Brook University has made me fearless, from change. I'm not afraid to take a risk, to follow my passion, and to never look back. Stony Brook University has changed my entire perspective on life and that's priceless.

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  • Alexandra from LA Habra, CA
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    I love Stony Brook. It's a very challenging school, especially if you're going into the sciences, but it is also one of the top 1% of schools worldwide, and has a internationally acclaimed research program. Besides that, the people here are so nice and friendly!

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  • HJ
  • Feb-08-2014 I am a current student here

    I enjoy my time here as a mechanical engineering junior at Stony Brook University. As an out of state student, this was one of the few universities with a low out of state tuition and a great engineering program. I would recommend this college to those who are interested in Math, Physics, Health, and Engineering.

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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-05-2014 I am a current student here

    . You get a bang for your buck. It is affordable and it is a top research that is recognized in the United States. I can can say that Stony Broom is the IVY of the SUNY's !

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  • James from Port Jefferson Station, NY
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    My rating of Stony Brook University is relative to different aspects of the University experience. I would rate the academics and cost for Stony Brook superb. However, I would rate the location, whether, food as generally poor or inferior.

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