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Most Helpful Review for Western Michigan University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Tim from Kalamazoo, MI
  • 11 out of 12 people found this review helpful

The academics offered here at WMU are great. The school is not too big that it is hard to get individual help, but its big enough to teach you how to learn on your own and use the facilities the school provides as help. The student writing center and math tutoring sessions are each great tools to help you learn in your big lecture halls.

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  • Alia from Kalamazoo, MI
  • Apr-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Rating Western University in the Location, academics and staff helpfulness. Location wise, western is in a decent spot in Kalamazoo. The places students need to go are close to campus and convenient . As far as academics Western offers a vast range of degrees for all types of students. Unfortunately the staff is not very friendly or helpful, this is a huge con for me as a student. Unfortunately you would not know the staff is so unpleasant until your a student.

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  • Lisa from Goodrich, MI
  • Apr-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Western Michigan University lies among beautiful trees and rolling hills. It has one of the loveliest campuses in Michigan that positively bursts with life and activity. Being right next door to the city, there is always something to do and somewhere to go at Western Michigan University.

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  • Paulina from Paw Paw, MI
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Very small-town, cultured, first step into the world. There is a lot to do here because it is a college town. Academics can be hard if you do not ask for the correct help.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Great food downtown and free transportation! It's pretty much a bar town, so it's great if you're 21. If not, there are plenty of parties on or around campus.

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  • Naoma from Fennville, MI
  • Mar-09-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Integrated campus with the tools for student success Diversity in faculty and students Invested in students success

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  • Taylor from Norton Shores, MI
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    I think Western Michigan University has a diverse campus with plenty of opportunities and activities to become involved with your peers. There is a place for everyone to fit in and feel at home while away from home. The education offered here is outstanding and will completely prepare me for my future career.

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  • Adam from Warren, MI
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love it at WMU. Everyone, even the professors are extremely nice. All the staff on campus are very helpful.

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  • Keely from Kalamazoo, MI
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Michigan University is a wonderfully diverse school full of opportunities. It offers a copious amount of majors that would fit any student's dreams and aspirations. The professors are passionate about their studies which entices the students to learn more.

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  • Amanda from Vicksburg, MI
  • Jan-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Michigan University has been a wonderful school to attend. I am currently working on my Masters in Marriage, couples, and Family Counseling, and I have completely enjoyed the classes and the professors that have organized my class periods. I would recommend Western Michigan to anyone looking for a college with high standards.

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  • Emma from Ann Arbor, MI
  • Jan-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Michigan is an excellent four-year university. It offers complete and challenging academic programs designed to help students either find careers upon graduation or continue in their education with graduate programs. The size, community, and educational opportunities make it a great choice for any student with the desire to better themselves with a college education.

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