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Most Helpful Review for University of Chicago
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Faisal from Los Angeles, CA
  • 91 out of 91 people found this review helpful

The classes are very educational and require a lot of focus. The best part is the university understands this, and so there are a lot of opportunities to get help from free tutors and TA's almost every day throughout the quarter.

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  • Tim from NC
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    One of the most prestigious institutes of learning combined with the quirks and intrigues of the Windy City. Don't get me wrong; UChicago is by no means easy, but its environment fosters an experience you will not forget. From day 1, you are challenged and asked for your full potential.

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  • Current Student
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Chicago is a wonderfully diverse community of students. There are many great opportunities offered, both for the present and for your future, and this school is a great investment. Plus, there's always something fun to do!

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  • Hannah from Houston, TX
  • Feb-12-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This school has the most personality of any college that I have encountered. It's a quirky mix of geniuses bearing the cold together. Jolly good.

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  • Isaac from Takoma Park, MD
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This university is a leader in producing important research, so it's an exciting place to go to school. It has a distinctive atmosphere, although that is diminishing as the University tries to imitate Ivy League institutions. Professors and other people who interact with students are invested in students' success, but the administration doesn't seem to care about undergraduates.

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  • Matthew from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Chicago is a fast-paced, rigorous institution that only accepts the best of the best. The student body is predominantly Caucasian, with very few African-American students. However, the university has hundreds of activities, clubs, sports, etc. that are created to help students find their sense of belonging.

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  • Anna from San Antonio, TX
  • Dec-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Try as I might, I can't come up with a reason why I like this school. It's UChicago; people don't come here because they like it. They come here for where it will get them.

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  • Siyu from Fort Collins, CO
  • Oct-24-2013 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    In all honesty, I was first drawn to the school because of their witty college brochures. BUT, the school is amazing in its academics, campus, and really, everything. Also, Chicago is a great city to be in for college.

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  • Janae from Chicago, IL
  • Sep-10-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Chicago is a diverse energetic institution where the students and staff are friendly and genuinely interested in learning.

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  • Julia from Dublin, OH
  • Aug-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Here at the University of Chicago, I am accepted and loved for who I am, no matter what I bring to the table. The professors, teaching assistants and classmates procure a likeable academic atmosphere and build off of each other's thought-provoking ideas. The University of Chicago is my home, and I wouldn't want to have I any other way.

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  • TK
  • Aug-08-2013 I am a current student here

    You will spend more time in one of the libraries (or your self-proclaimed designated studying space) than anywhere else. The sheer beauty of campus and the liveliness of Hyde Park will make you forget all of your worries, even if it is just for a moment. Going to school here will be the best decision of your life: if you can survive UChicago, you can conquer the world.

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