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Most Helpful Review for University of Iowa
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Lorena from La Grange Park, IL
  • 28 out of 29 people found this review helpful

The faculty at the University of Iowa is very qualified and interacts well with their students to provide them with a great educational experience. In a school the size of Iowa, both discussion sections and lectures are the predominant forms of learning. With discussion sections being smaller, the more intimate setting makes for lively conversation and more individual attention. Lectures, on the other hand, are very large, with sometimes over 500 students in attendance. However, I have found it comforting to know that despite the class size, the professors are readily available via office hours, email, or directly after...

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  • Brooke from Harlan, IA
  • Jun-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Iowa is an amazing place to go to college. There is so much to do from football games, going downtown, the farmers market, concerts, and many more fun activities! The education you will receive from Iowa is truly top notch.

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  • James from Orland Hills, IL
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    At the University of Iowa, you belong to a community. Even though its a big college, everyone cares about each other, and knows each other. I went here not knowing anyone and have made more friends than I could ever imagine.

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  • Travis from Sioux City, IA
  • May-13-2014 I am a past student here

    The college is pretty good and with most things nearby to cater to most students. There is plenty to do on and off campus nearby. The classes are noÂ?t that bad either.

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  • Ashley from Iowa City, IA
  • Mar-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Iowa is home to a diverse student population. It employees some of the best and brightest faculty in the country, but the best part is that many of those faculty members have real-world experience in their fields. The atmosphere at the University of Iowa makes it easy for every student proud to be a Hawkeye!

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  • Zachary from Cantril, IA
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Iowa has a great social life. Students are encouraged to get involved on campus and there is a variety of off campus activities. Iowa has a beautiful campus.

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  • Mischelle from Hinsdale, IL
  • Mar-04-2014 I am a current student here

    it is one of the most diverse colleges in mid west with amazing programs and holds an amazing pick of assorted majors.

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  • Kimberly from Iowa City, IA
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Iowa is an awesome university where the student body is competitive and united. UI is a place where everyone can find a place where they belong and are welcome with open arms. My experience at Iowa has been nothing but awesome professors who want to help, and intelligent students wanting to excell.

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  • Rhiannon from Iowa City, IA
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Iowa offers great opportunities for those students who are willing to work hard towards their goals. Since freshman year, I have been able to call University of Iowa my home, and I am proud to be a Hawkeye. With an enormous campus, several thousands of people, and so many different things to do, you will be able to expand across your normal comfort zone, doing things you probably had never imagined doing, at this wonderful university.

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