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Most Helpful Review for Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jerrod from Centreville, VA
  • 43 out of 44 people found this review helpful

I currently a student at VCU returning for my sophomore year and I must say that I am excited to get back to Richmond, VA this fall. As an engineering student I can tell that the education that I am receiving from VCU presents me as well as others attending this diverse university, with a chance to master subject areas even with no prior knowledge of any particular subject area. The past two semesters at VCU I mastered programs such as Microsoft Excel and MatLab that I had no prior knowledge of, but would have eventually needed for the real-world....

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  • Kayla from Mineral, VA
  • Oct-17-2014 I am a current student here

    VCU is an amazingly diverse University student and program-wise. It has multitudes of connections that it provides for its students. VCU will not only educate you, it will help you pick the path you want and do everything it can to help you get to your post-graduation goals!

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  • Natalie from Hampton, VA
  • Oct-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Virginia Commonwealth University is known for its diversity in the urban city of Richmond. VCU is engaged in many activities that allows students to get involved in their community. There is great opportunities in networking by joining a frat or a organization that is provided by the university.

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  • Julian from Midlothian, VA
  • Oct-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The people here are about as friendly as it gets, and the teachers are all more than willing to help you where possible. The advisers aren't quite as competent as one would expect from a college of this size, and the Financial Aid office has a tendency to lose track of papers, but they all try their best to help you -- at least, they do when face-to-face. The campus itself is a little dirty, but it becomes very home-y after a period, and the other students all seem more than happy to help you on your journey as a college student.

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  • Shatae from Ashburn, VA
  • Sep-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Absolutely the best urban school to go to in Virginia! Very diverse and tons of things to do all the time, both, on and off campus! Faculty and students are extremely friendly!

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  • Alyssa Sims
  • Jul-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Virginia Commonwealth University is great for both it's academic and diverse characteristics. It's heavily populated with students interested in learning and achieving major degrees. This school thrives on it's hard-working student body.

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  • Alex from Virginia Beach, VA
  • Jun-09-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It seems like a great place for what i plan to major in. I want to major in biology or some science since i want to be a radiologist. When you step on the campus you can literally feel the enthusiasm emanating from the students.

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  • Ariana from Richmond, VA
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    If you want to get away, without going far from home, VCU is great. The city isn't too big and VCU is a diverse and accepting school. Even if we don't have a football team, VCU compensates by providing a greater variety of programs, courses and support.

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  • Eric from Forest, VA
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a current student here

    A school where it doesn't matter what color your skin is or what religion you practice. Located in the heart of fasted paced Richmond, VCU gives students the perfect college experience. We are a school that doesn't judge so come and be yourself!

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