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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jerrod from Centreville, VA
  • 42 out of 43 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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  • 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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  • Brianna from Hampton, VA
  • Mar-24-2014 I am a current student here

    As a whole, the school is amazing in the sense that the diversity rate is through the roof! Students are able to branch out and meet people of many races and cultures. This provides students with grounds for branching out by doing and trying new things, and also meeting different new types of people.

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  • Austin from Chesapeake, VA
  • Mar-15-2014 I am a current student here

    VCU is a great place if your want to immerse yourself in an urban environment. The fluid, borderless campus makes socializing and getting involved easy. Life at VCU is interesting, and there's always something going on.

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  • Jazmeen from Fairfax, VA
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    On a Scale of 1 through 10, I would rate VCU as an 6 For out of state students. If you an in state student I would rate VCU as a 8, only because in state students have an advantage over out of state students like myself.

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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Virginia Commonwealth is a great school an the atmosphere is very welcoming. It has changed my life completely. Best decision I've ever made !

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  • College Student
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    I wasn't sure if the city life was what i wanted, but after being here for a semester I don't regret it. Not only are the people great and the school spirit high, but its a nice place to learn. Plus there are so many food places there is no way you are without good food.

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  • Jamie from Falls Church, VA
  • Jan-27-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    VCU is located in an amazing area especially for students interested in art. The rustic and unique city is very inspiring. From my experiences so far at VCU everyone is so friendly and helping.

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  • Emily from Midlothian, VA
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    VCU is a very diverse college that allows the students to be in a culturally diverse environment. It is a great learning center. It is also very convenient being in the middle of Richmond.

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  • VCU student from Henrico, VA
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful. The new buildings are pretty great. Also, the richmond area is probably my favorite place to be in the US.

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  • Mary from Woodbridge, VA
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    VCU is superb in so many aspects. It is very competitive to gain acceptance. Work, work, work should be on every student minds the minute they begin their semesters.

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