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Most Helpful Review for The College of New Jersey
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Brianna from Matawan, NJ
  • 19 out of 19 people found this review helpful

College does change an individual, and I certainly am no exception. I went to TCNJ expecting to gain better writing skills and become immersed in learning about the journalistic world. In actuality, the real learning came from outside the classroom (may sound a tad cliche' but alas it is true). I came out of freshman year having learned valuable social skills, talents and how to live on my own. Most importantly, I learned to believe in myself. Oh, and I did learn about journalism.

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  • Yohan from Lithia, FL
  • May-01-2014 I am a current student here

    TCNJ is a place you can call home. Anywhere you walk on the beautiful, pristine, and suburban campus, you will probably see someone you know. It is known for being a teaching school because of its talented education majors and excellent educators.

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  • Nova from Ewing, NJ
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    TCNJ is what I'd consider to be my home. I've met a lot of amazing students as well as staff members who have been making my experience here awesome. The courses can at times be challenging however, TCNJ has a very supportive and helping community.

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  • Kelsey from Whiting, NJ
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The College of New Jersey has a campus that is beautiful year-round as well as one that is always hosting a number of events. The school has a prestigious academic reputation and is known for producing intelligent and professional students. Overall, TCNJ is a small but fun and rewarding school to attend.

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  • Melissa from Mount Laurel, NJ
  • Sep-10-2013 I am a current student here

    The college has a beautiful campus and fantastic academics. I love attending and changing my major was easy. All of the staff I have encountered are fantasticly helpful and super friendly.

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  • Marie
  • Aug-01-2013 I am a current student here

    TCNJ offers a wonderful opportunity to be surrounded by a friendly, close-knit campus. The academics offered set a high standard for learning. The campus is beautiful and easy to get around.

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  • Lauren from Ocean Grove, NJ
  • Jul-31-2013 I am a current student here

    The College of New Jersey is not only highly respected for it's academics, but also for the beautiful atmosphere it provides. I was a transfer student from Brookdale Community College, and although the transition was night and day, TCNJ feels like home. The campus is beautiful also, which is also a plus!

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  • Anonymous
  • Jul-18-2013 I am a current student here

    A small college that has reached the 50 best colleges/universities in America. Not that well known but it is a really great school at a very cheap price. Students who want to become teachers should go here because it is known as a great school for education and english majors.

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  • Melissa from Hamilton, NJ
  • May-09-2013 I am a current student here

    While The College of New Jersey is considered one of the top public colleges on the East Coast, I've found the college to provide the same level of academic quality as a community college. That being said, the college has a beautiful campus and most professors are very approachable and friendly. Though I've had my share of problems finding a friend in this predominantly Caucasian and cliquish community, I've enjoyed my time in the English and Women and Gender Studies department!

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  • Hayley from Lindenhurst, NY
  • Feb-09-2013 I am a current student here

    The college of New Jersey is great medium-sized school; perfect for those who care very much for their grades but also want the college experience. The location may not be ideal but the campus is set-up so that you never have to leave if you don't want to. Plus, with a car, a 15 minute drive will take to a plethera wonderful places

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