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Most Helpful Review for Western Carolina University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brianna from NC
  • 30 out of 32 people found this review helpful

Its small enough that you'll recognize or know a lot of people, but big enough that everyone is not in your business. The smaller class sizes are a huge advantage because you are able to get more time with the professor when you need help.

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  • Lauren from Gastonia, NC
  • Jul-31-2014 I am a past student here

    You can find a variety of people and groups here. It has all the small town charm with proximity to the big city and various outdoor activities. If you like simple life and outdoor adventures, this would be the place for you.

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  • Leslie from Raleigh, NC
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a past student here

    WCU is located in a beautiful location in the Appalachian Mountains. LOTS of outdoor activity. Low student to professor ratio.

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  • Robert from Cherokee, NC
  • Jun-02-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    WCU has great workout facilities, amazing professors that actually care, and a long standing tradition for having an outstanding athletic department. WCU also have a huge greek village and is actively involved in many of the community services around the school.

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  • Michael from Taylorsville, NC
  • May-22-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I walked on to campus for open house and honestly I felt right at home. The campus is absolutely gorgeous.

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  • Miranda from Weaverville, NC
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina University is the college for students who enjoy the outdoors and love to feel at home. The atmosphere at this campus is very down to earth and there is always something to do. Plus the staff and the classes are great.

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  • Alicia from Winston Salem, NC
  • Apr-19-2014 I am a current student here

    WCU has been an awesome experience for me as a freshman and I look forward to returning for my Sophomore year. The campus is very clean and it's easy to get around. I have been able to make lot's of friends and everyone helps each other out.

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  • Brittney from Cullowhee, NC
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina University, the best underrated college in North Carolina. Wake up to beautiful scenery, and walk to class, where your class sizes will be small, you will make the best friends, and enjoy studying by the tower. Western Carolina University is your school, if you enjoy the outdoors, want to be taught by teachers who have PHDS, in a class setting of thirty or less, and you are okay with not living in a city.

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  • Alishia
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina University is a wonderful school. I would rate it a ten out of ten. They offer outstanding and various majors.

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  • Matthew from APEX, NC
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The community is wonderful, the scenery is spectacular and the teachers are always on hand to lend assistance when needed.

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