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Most Helpful Review for Columbia College Chicago
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brittany from Dayton, OH
  • 85 out of 89 people found this review helpful

On-campus housing is really over-priced and the security is ridiculous. If you can, try to find roommates and get a place off campus. Chances are, it'll be cheaper and nicer.

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  • destiny
  • May-17-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    its great that they have a diversity of majors. they have majors for writing, film, and asl. i definitely plan on applying here my senior year.

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  • theresa
  • May-15-2016 I am a current student here

    columbia college chicago is a place where you can feel comfortable with expressing your artistic talents. you can grow and collaborate with other students. it presents amazing opportunities.

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  • kate - chicago, il
  • Apr-28-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    columbia college seems like an amazing school, that opens up many opportunities for the schools students. all the campuses and buildings are beautiful and well kept. visiting there as a sophomore was the best decision i could make, because it opened my eyes and made me realize i have to years to physically and mentally prepare for a prestigious but awesome school like this one.

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  • Abigail from Champlin, MN
  • Oct-23-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Exciting campus in an area full of diversity and art. Best for people who are more interested in having the attention focused primarily on the arts, and secondary the education.

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  • Selena from Orlando, FL
  • Jun-18-2015 I am a current student here

    The phrase you get what you put in is thrown around, and for good reasons. This could be the greatest place in the world, putting you in connection with your industry's greatest innovators, or you could barely float along and graduate not having learned a thing. It's all up to you and your motivations.

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  • Belinda from Chicago, IL
  • May-28-2015 I am a current student here

    A fun, lively, and diverse school. Supposedly small class sizes and activity-based learning. High tuition and dormitory costs.

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  • HALEY from Johns Creek, GA
  • Feb-22-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Columbia looks like the kid of school that offers complete diversity. I appreciate a school that encourages creativity and doesn't limit that to any particular type of student. Super excited to visit in person and make my decision if I can handle Chicago full time!

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  • Nik
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    Columbia is a lot tougher than high school, but still doable and fun. I love the small class sizes and hands on projects. You will meet a mix of every different kind of person and personality here!

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