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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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  • 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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  • Cameron from Raleigh, NC
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    WCU is very in tune with nature and helping the environment. Students here are easy to get along with because they are diverse. The smaller classes makes it much easier to get along with your professors and to get help when it's necessary.

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  • Jeannine from Sylva, NC
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina takes care of its students in a timely and efficient manner. This University takes pride in its location and environment. I have attended three universities in total and Western Carolina University is by far the best.

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  • Haley from Morganton, NC
  • Jan-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina University is perfect for students seeking a small town environment. The location, nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, is nothing less than beautiful and the majority of faculty and students are very kind. Attending Western Carolina is very rewarding and one of the best decisions I have made.

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  • Jessica from Franklin, NC
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina University is the place to go--whether you are an introvert or an extravert, you will fit right in. WCU is exquisite in its environment, choices of food, teachers, and fellow students. This place became a second home to me, and I hope it does the same for anyone else who decides to attend.

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  • Megan from Rocky Mount, NC
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love this university. There are so many opportunities given to you to help you excel and the professors are more than happy to help you do better if you are struggling. The campus is not very big which makes it so much easier to get connected with people and get involved.

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  • Anonymous
  • Nov-27-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    They have a great community and atmosphere. It is in a very small town.

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