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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Washington University in St Louis
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Catlyne from Wheaton, IL
  • 64 out of 65 people found this review helpful

The classes I have taken have been interesting and challenging. It's a good idea to do some research on the professor, but generally you can expect a good experience. Class size really varies. I've had classes with 12 students, but also classes with 100+. Typically this doesn't affect the quality of the course, or at least it hasn't in my experience.

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  • 2011 Grad from Madison, WI
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a past student here

    WashU was everything I could have hoped my college experience to be like. I was challenged in the classroom, surrounded by brilliant and wonderful friends, and was part of a diverse community. Better than Harvard but still under the radar :)

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  • Justin from Little Rock, AR
  • Apr-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    WashU is everything the ideal university can offer. Everything from food to campus life is amazing. Even though itâ??s not represented like some of the Ivy League colleges, there are some aspects of WashU that no Ivy League college can compete with.

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  • Kristen from TX
  • Apr-09-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This is my reach school, and I hope I will be admitted!

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  • Anonymous
  • Apr-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Washington University in St. Louis has provided me with an education that is above and beyond most other universities. I do have to study at least a week prior to most exams, but the environment is friendly and everyone is willing to help. There is lots to do on the weekends to, my only complaint is the weather!

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  • Jacob from West Des Moines, IA
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Washington University is a great college located in St. Louis. The academic life is vibrant. You won't be disappointed in attending Washington University.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-03-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The students here are welcoming and very motivated, and the intellectual atmosphere rivals that of an Ivy League School. The campus is gorgeous, the classes available allow for a diverse curriculum, and the food is much better than I expected. Wash U is impressive in every aspect.

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  • Avishek from India
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Washington University, called WashU by most of the students, is an incredible academic institution that takes pride in its strong departments across the board and heavy academic rigor, and a student body that values cooperation over competition. The social scene is very open, and WashU has several clubs for sports like soccer and basketball, and more niche clubs like Model United Nations and an Anime and Manga club (both are pretty awesome). Student life is among the best in the country with top ten rankings for both food and dorms, and the campus has beautiful Gothic architecture.

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  • Samantha from Yukon, OK
  • Nov-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Overall it's a wonderful place to explore what you truly wish to study and pursue as a degree. The environment balances academics and having fun very well; you never feel the need to choose between the two. Also you can't go wrong at WashU; they are strong in every field of study from Business to Engineering to the Arts.

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  • Samantha from Amherst, WI
  • Aug-23-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is insanely awesome with sweet dorms. The people are super friendly, and the campus is very safe with a police headquarters right near the dorms. Saint Louis is really great and Delmar Blvd. is only a short distance away from the school.

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  • Arianna from Little Rock, AR
  • Jul-23-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Washington University is the perfect place for people who want a fancy setting with laid-back people. The classes vary from pretty easy (as long as you do the work) to rigorous, but there is a lot of help from teachers, Cornerstone, and the Writing Center. The administration is welcoming and present; for example, I saw the dean of my college at least five times during the five weeks I was there.

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