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Academic Rigor
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Dorm Life
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4.5686
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Most Helpful Review for Boston University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Alex from Waco, TX
  • 79 out of 79 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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  • Jet from Murrieta, CA
  • Apr-06-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It is an absolutely amazing school that gives the feeling of adventure, academic intensity and a perfect home away from home. Being in the city of Boston just adds to the overall experience, and the views along with the opportunities one can find there are all but unfathomable. I would definitely say it should be a top choice for anyone interested in getting a phenomenal education along with the full college experience.

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  • Roni from Laurelton, NY
  • Mar-12-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I visited Boston University during the height of the winter storm and it was still a beautiful campus. The themed dorms are great for students who would rather room with those like them. I also appreciate the green line transit being available and convenient to all.

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  • Ali
  • Feb-06-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Great film program. Great location. Great for hockey fans.

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  • Dawson from Byron Center, MI
  • Feb-02-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I am really looking forward to visiting this school over spring break this year! It looks really cool and definitely one of my top choices.

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  • Zachary from Tulsa, OK
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    It is amazing. The people are great, and the clubs are superb. The professors are always there to help you during office hours, and the courses are really interesting!

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-07-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    According to other students, its a pretty good school.

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  • Anonymous from NH
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    This is a great school if you're looking for something in a very urban environment. It was not the right fit for me for numerous reasons, including the lack of a normal campus, grade deflation and lack of school spirit. It's a good school, but I don't think it's worth the expensive tuition in the end.

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  • Julie from Orlando, FL
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    BU is a great place to find your way. They are full of resources, lively spirits, and people to help encourage your future, but you just need to know how to find them yourself and utilize them. It is a great place to learn life, get profound education, build friend relationships, and career preparation.

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  • Devin from Elfrida, AZ
  • Dec-02-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This university looks very beautiful and I love where it is located. Almost a perfect fit!!! I also love what programs they offer.

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  • Hanna
  • Nov-13-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    the school is at a great location and in an amazing city. the school is beautiful. everyone is very friendly and it seems like a great atmosphere.

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