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  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Claire from Mount Prospect, IL
  • 26 out of 26 people found this review helpful

I just finished my first year at DePauw and I absolutely loved every minute of it. I know DePauw would not be the perfect fit for everyone, so I will try to explain the campus and the atmosphere as best as I can. Greek life is huge at DePauw, but do not have that turn you away. Going into college I never thought that I would join a sorority. I pictured sororities in the stereotypical television depicted way and it is nothing like that at all! Trust me, give it a shot. ...

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  • Nate from Shorewood, IL
  • Nov-14-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I absolutely loved my Fall Friday visit to DePauw. The day was customized to my interests and I had access to classes, professors and other faculty. I would highly recommend visiting on a Fall Friday to get the full DePauw experience.

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  • Sam from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-19-2015 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a small school, which means students tend to be involved and engaged. It is networking and career-focused, with easy access to professors. It is also explorative and interdisciplinary: one should prepare to study different subjects.

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  • Mary Jane from Wheaton, IL
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    A second home, the DePauw community is truly a family. We are friendly, super fun, and always up for a good party. DePauw has a Midwestern campus with smart, engaging professors.

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  • Dyamond from Richton Park, IL
  • Aug-18-2014 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a wonderful university filled with a diverse group of students, and faculty that care about students success. Professors as well as peers encourage each other to strive for the best, and nothing less. I would give DePauw a solid 9.5 out of 10.

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  • Shelly from Indianapolis, IN
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a past student here

    Good academics and wonderful professors provide a rigorous learning experience. Extremely expensive with little to no difference between it and other schools with the exception that it is private. Social life is a complete Greek system, out-casting those not in a fraternity or sorority, depressing individuality and creating pettiness and a judgmental, hostile environment with dangerous drinking pressures.

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  • Justine from Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Depauw University is a small, peaceful and beautiful campus located in the middle of rural Indiana. The small size also helps to create a close knit community amongst students. One key highlight is the academics and unparalleled access to your professors.

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  • Taylor from Mooresville, IN
  • Nov-29-2013 I am a current student here

    DePauw will create so many opportunities for you and help you even after college! There are so many options for students here from course selections to study abroad opportunities! If you like to have options this is the university for you too!

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  • Susan from Evansville, IN
  • Apr-23-2013 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a beautiful, diverse campus. There are tons of opportunities to get involved, and it's very easy to find a place where you fit in. It's a pricey education, but it's worth it and DePauw offers a great amount of financial aid to those that need it.

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  • Erin from Greenwood, IN
  • Mar-10-2013 I am a current student here

    A whole new world full of opportunities for personal, academic, and social growth. Everyone on campus is super personable, approachable, and friendly. The school really works to make you happy and keep you here so you can explore academically and discover the world, as well as your place in it.

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  • Britni from Greencastle, IN
  • Feb-27-2013 I am a current student here

    DePauw is a very small and welcoming campus. The teachers are very educated and they are more than happy to help students outside of class. The education one gets here is amazing and gives us great opportunities after we graduate.

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