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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for West Virginia University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Mary from Chapel Hill, NC
  • 46 out of 46 people found this review helpful

WVU is a big school; however, I have not met a professor who is not willing to help students outside of class. Even though there can be classrooms filled with 200 students at a time, it is very easy to get to know the professor and to work with them one-on-one to really understand the material. As long as the student is willing to work, the professor will work with them. Along with professors being a very useful resource, there are other options on campus such as tutors, study groups, and teacher assistants.

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  • Trent from Ridgeley, WV
  • Mar-23-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The engineering department is great, it has a very welcoming environment. The staff seem very dedicated to their jobs and providing a great place for students to learn.

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  • Carly from Morgantown, WV
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Being a student at West Virginia University is an incredible experience. Know that no matter where you're from, you will wholeheartedly embrace the Mountaineer spirit. No other school can turn out such a large, yet close knit student body like WVU does.

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  • Sara from Buckhannon, WV
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    West Virginia University is unlike any other school I've seen. The atmosphere here is warm and welcoming; everyone is friends when you're a Mountaineer. Not only that, but there is a wide range of classes--from big lectures to small classrooms--to help you get the most learning out of your time at WVU.

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  • student from chicago,IL
  • Mar-05-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This university is highly unprofessional, they misplaced my documents at first ; also they are not very helpful in their approach; plus the students studying here are bigoted and snooty.

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  • Holly from Elkton, MD
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    I love this place, it is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I feel at home on campus and have made the best friends I could have ever asked for. My classes are so fun and engaging.

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  • Allison from Eastvale, CA
  • Jan-29-2014 I am a current student here

    I like the school, the campus is very nice. The dining hall food could use a little more work and so could the public transportation. The school is very diverse in the students attending from other states, but altogether a very Caucasian community.

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  • Chris
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a great college. I am glad I came here. Coming to WVU and not some other college has been the experience in my life. Its a lot harder then high school.

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  • Matthew from Summersville, WV
  • Jan-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Absolutely fantastic school which has a very personal feel in terms of your relationship with the professors and other students. There are plenty of opportunities to improve yourself while also getting out and enjoying the college life all at the same time. It is also one of the most cost efficient schools in America which is sometimes cheaper to attend for out of state students than it would be to attend a college in their own state.

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  • Md. from Morgantown, WV
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Diverse Environment and a good atmosphere for education . The campus is beautiful covering over 1000 acres and transportation is great , buses and trains (PRT) carries people all over the campus . Transportation is free and tution fee is average , take a campus tour and visit West Virginia University , Lets Go Mountaineer's :)

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  • John Smith, Anytown, PA
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    WVU is an extremely large campus. Things happen very fast and you will feel very small at the beginning. The longer you are here, the smaller it will get and the more it will feel like home.

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