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Most Helpful Review for Boston University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Alex from Waco, TX
  • 68 out of 68 people found this review helpful

The faculty is usually attentive and pretty entertaining. Most professors know exactly what they're talking about and provide insight into difficult fields with ease. I took the Core Curriculum and am learning much about history and philosophy. I have enjoyed all my classes and am looking forward to my courses next semester!

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  • Shriya from Fremont, CA
  • Jul-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    BU offers its students a variety of academic programs as well research and extracurricular opportunities. Located at the heart of Boston, BU is for active students who would like to become involved in the community as well as receive a top-notch education.

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  • Keith from Alpharetta, GA
  • Jul-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Boston University is by far the friendliest campus I have ever visited. Many of the staff for services regarding student interaction were once students at BU, so they know what you want and need to know. There was not a single thing I disliked about the university.

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  • nicole
  • Apr-05-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    its a lot like NYU in the sense it's in and around the city. It's hard to know what it's like unless you attend

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  • Stephanie from Boston, MA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Boston University's Theatre MFA program is a small grad program, shared with undergrads, taught by professors that are working professionals. The resources are great, the learning is hands-on and is largely production driven. Expect to work hard, long hours but the final product will be rewarding.

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  • Anonymous
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a big school, which makes it easy to feel lost. The campus is spread out, so it's like you're living in the city instead of on campus. The food is amazing

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  • Joseph from Brea, CA
  • Jan-05-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Boston University sits in an AMAZING location along the Charles River. With easy access to several T stops, you have access to the entire city! This school offers numerous and various different majors, to suit everyone's needs.

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  • Olga from Greensboro, NC
  • Jan-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Boston University is a diverse community of highly motivated students. It has many opportunities, although they are not always easy to find. It is a great university, but it also has its problems.

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  • Sagar from Cheshire, CT
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    The courses can be very easy or very tough, depending on what field you are interested in. There are all sorts of people here, so it is not very difficult to find a group of friends with similar interests as you. The campus is very active and is in a prime location.

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  • CG
  • Dec-22-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I like how even though this campus is sprawling, the buildings feel cohesive with their red markers. There is an addictive energy to the campus that makes you feel ready to meet new people and explore. Lots of options for majors. So many people to meet!

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