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Most Helpful Review for University of Richmond
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Valerie from Westerville, OH
  • 10 out of 10 people found this review helpful

I was challenged more than ever in HS just in my first semester at UR.

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  • Clara from Richmond, VA
  • Oct-21-2013 I am a current student here

    UR has a place for everyone, but its largest populations are involved with sports teams and Greek life. Most of my peers work hard to make good grades, and the library is always full of students even at 1 AM. The food is great; the academics are pretty average, not too hard and not too easy.

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  • Janet from Baltimore, MD
  • May-19-2013 I am a past student here

    UR is worth the money! The experiences, attention and opportunity here are like none others. Richmond challenges and supports its students. I'm a proud Alumnus!

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  • Brooke from Dover, DE
  • Feb-10-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    University of Richmond is by far, the best school I have visited so far in my college search. The campus is beautiful, the people are friendly, and the academic opportunities are endless. I hope I get accepted there!

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  • Anon
  • Nov-30-2012 I am a current student here

    Beautiful campus, beautiful people. Overall a lovely place to go, not too big/small. Somewhat homogeneous.

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  • agsUR
  • Nov-28-2012 I am a current student here

    University of Richmond is a very good school academically, athletically and socially. Whatever your interests are, there will be students who are willing to do the same thing. The atmosphere and the students are wonderful. Go Spiders!!

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  • Jujubee
  • Aug-08-2012 I am a current student here

    U of R has blessed its students with exceptional undergraduate resources, generous financial aid, in addition to an aesthetically pleasing campus. Classes are intense and never lack in material of work to enlighten the mind. There is great diversity and social culture, provided one is able to step out of his or her comfort zone and meet new people.

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  • Michael from Fairfax, VA
  • Aug-02-2012 I am a current student here

    U of R has a lot of opportunity available to its students, but they can be difficult to find. Self-motivated students who aren't afraid to build relationships with faculty and staff can move the stars with the University's considerable resources. Lazy students will coast by without much trouble.

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  • Jasmine from Richmond, VA
  • Jul-30-2012 I am a current student here

    I believe the university of Richmond has great opportunities. Richmond prepares students not only for the world but for the working community. I am proud to have attended this university.

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  • Amanda
  • Jul-12-2012 I am a current student here

    This school taught me to love learning. I look forward to class every day and my mind has been opened with new possibilities of the things I can achieve. I appreciate each day and the gift of the University of Richmond.

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  • Betty
  • May-13-2012 I am a current student here

    Great small school for students who want all their professors to know them by name; all my classes were about 20 kids! Professors care about teaching, not about passing you. Most students are hired right out of school or go to get additional degrees, they help a lot with getting summer internships.

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