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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
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Clubs and Activities
4.7759
Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for Appalachian State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Lauren from Myrtle Beach , SC
  • 47 out of 49 people found this review helpful

Appalachian State is not your typical college learning experience. When I was searching for the right college I was really looking for a school that not only prepared me academically for life after college but also taught me things that aren't written in textbooks. At Appalachian you definitely get both learning experiences. The professors are great and actually care if you do well. Most of the fellow students are like-minded and similarly motivated to be well accomplished. Overall, Appalachian offers the perfect well-rounded college experience that prepares your for both the work force and life general.

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  • Grace from Harrisburg, NC
  • I am a current student here

    App is found in what I consider one of the most beautiful areas of North Carolina. The amazing landscape takes your breath away. Being a school near that much nature made for amazing study sessions outside.

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  • Nayelie from Winston Salem, NC
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I went to tour the campus and the scenery was beautiful. I want to major in interior design, and I was able to tour Katherine Harper Hall (the design building) and it was amazing. It's exactly where I want to spend my 4 years of college.

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  • Erica-Grace - Harrisburg, NC
  • I am a current student here

    Appalachian State University is the place to go when you want to become a new and better person. The liberal attitude of the campus allowed me to develop a more open-mind and I love it so much. Being open-minded is such a “major key” to compete in the world today.

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  • Hannah
  • I am a current student here

    Appalachian State University is a welcoming,exciting, and growth encouraging University. Due to the location there is plenty to do outdoors, but the school provides ample indoor activities too! Everyone in Boone is extremely friendly, and while were all here to get our degree everyone smiles or waves at everyone else.

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  • Hunter from Wilkesboro, NC
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    One or the best schools in NC but is extremely underestimated. The town of Boone, where App. is located, is a wonderful town with a lot of street life and a dash of southern flair in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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  • Ashley from Holly Springs, NC
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    When I visited this university for the Open House event, I was abosolutely enthralled by the gorgeous campus and Boone! All of the student ambassadors were so enthusiastic and welcoming, which made for a very pleasant and fun visit. The deparments and programs are very well developed (especially theatre, communications, bio, and music) and I'm incredibly excited to apply!

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  • Eileen - Fayetteville, NC
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I can't wait to attend this school, I am so excited. The campus seemed great and inviting when I visited earlier this year. The environment felt really relaxing to me and felt like I could make this campus home.

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  • Shayla from Jacksonville, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Appalachian is a beautiful and small campus that creates a sense of community. Professors and staff are supportive and encouraging in the quest for higher education, but as a whole too much attention is placed on athletics, specifically football. Diversity is lacking on campus, but the college attempts to foster global mindfulness.

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  • College hopeful
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Beautiful campus. Small mountain town. Historical area.

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