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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for American University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Bailey from Reno, NV
  • 52 out of 52 people found this review helpful

I've found that the edge that American University has is the range of classes offered. The classes required for each major and much more focused than other schools I've looked into. I fell in love with only taking glasses that truly interest and intrigue me as oppose to a large number of broad requirements. I've learned more because of the extra interest and direction that the school allows its students.

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  • Isabel from Wilton, CT
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Wonderful campus, international student body and engaged and engaging professors have made this a fabulous experience so far. I have had the opportunity to create my own major within the School of Public Affairs. As a student in the Honors Program, classes are small, which has given me an opportunity to get to know my professors and vice versa.

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  • Lala from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    American University has a nice medium sized campus. For the most part everyone seems to be passionate about something. Overall, it's a nice environment.

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  • Antoinette from LA Fayette, NY
  • Dec-15-2014 I am a current student here

    American has great professors, solid programs and a beautiful campus to study on. Students can live on campus in living/learning communities that enrich their lives and strengthen their skills. American also offers hundreds of clubs allowing students to explore their interests outside of the classes.

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  • Ethan from Anthem, AZ
  • Aug-04-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Beautiful Campus. I loved the teacher presentations. Internships and opportunites in DC seem awesome.

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  • Alyssa from Highland Park, IL
  • Jul-06-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I went to go look at this school in February of 2013 when I was looking at Maryland CP, GWU, and Georgetown. I got on the campus and was immediately unimpressed, the entire campus was grey and drap and the people were less than friendly. Needless to say, I did not apply here.

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  • Abigail from Merrimack, NH
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    American University is a unique university in the center of a city with so much always happening. The students are so smart and down to earth and each person is so inclusive. And lastly, I am only in my first year but American University offers so many different and distinguished opportunities.

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  • Unknown from American University
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Very career oriented school, with lots of resources for finding jobs and internships in the heart of DC. Excellent for public affairs students and those with and interest in working in government or international affairs. Very liberal though, and dinning services is awful.

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  • Jonathan from Front Royal, VA
  • Apr-28-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    American University is top-notch education with valuable aspects. It's small size provides a lovely and friendly community feel, while mixing the culture of the greatest political city in USA. Rather than being bitter rivals, American University, as the others around it, encourage friendly cooperative competition between other DC schools to maximize your college experience.

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