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Most Helpful Review for University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Kim from Cary, NC
  • 29 out of 30 people found this review helpful

Although I've only been attending for a semester, I really enjoyed the professors here. Colleges employ professors to earn a reputation for the school with their research. Many schools don't even care about the teaching; as long as the teacher's research is getting the school recognized, the teacher is left alone. At UNCW, the students are required to submit evaluations of the professor. In my opinion, this keeps the teachers on track. Each professor made it easy to approach them about questions I had, either by office hours or emails. This ensures learning because it is easy to learn from...

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  • Amani from Dumfries, VA
  • Jun-27-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I just visited this school with my family and was very impressed. It felt like home walking around. I loved hearing about the academic programs, but really wished I saw the recreation area.

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  • Anna from Trafford, PA
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is very pretty and only 5 minutes from the beach (that's always an added bonus). Being a school of around 14,000 they have plenty of classes that allowed me to be able to attain the schedule that I wanted for my first semester. Also they are even able to offer online summer courses for students like myself who are from a different state.

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  • Malika from Fayetteville, NC
  • Jun-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Academically this school is amazing! The teachers are awesome and they care about you. The only problem I had were the other students, but I got over it.

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  • Courtney from Sneads Ferry, NC
  • Apr-28-2014 I am a current student here

    UNCW is a very open and welcoming campus. They strive to make it the best for students and really do keep their students in mind when planning new things. Anything that may seem to be troublesome, there is someone around who will do their best to help you out.

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  • Kaila from Apex, NC
  • Mar-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Great place to be! Very close to the Beach! Once you complete UNCW you will be ready for real world events.

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  • Amanda from Hubert, NC
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    UNCW is the perfect place for someone who wants a bigger pond, but not the ocean. The academics are great and you'll get your money's worth for your education. Students here are the best- friendly and outgoing, so you're sure to make life-long friends.

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  • Teresa from Holly Ridge, NC
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    UNCW is a medium sized school that caters to a population that consists of students more interested at being near a beach than excelling in a college environment. The instructors are varied and skilled. The campus is in a beautiful setting.

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  • Emily from CO
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is gorgeous, the people are very friendly, and there is always something to do. UNCW has everything I thought I wanted in a college and a lot more! It is defiantly worth considering!

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  • Juliana from Wilmington, NC
  • Jan-15-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a beautiful campus with a lot of really engaging professors and majors available. I have never felt so at home on a college campus in my life. Coming to this school gave me a new perspective on life and the professors I had helped me discover the things that truly interested me, allowing me to pursue my dream job.

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  • Serena from Alexandria, VA
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    UNCW is a fantastic school. The campus is beautiful, the teachers are wonderful, and you will definitely find a fantastic group of friends.

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