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Most Helpful Review for Duke University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Student at Duke
  • 61 out of 68 people found this review helpful

Duke is well-rounded and has many great departments, so you don't need to come in knowing what you want to do. Duke is a great place to explore your passions and discover things you never knew about yourself and the world.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • robert from phoenix, md
  • Jun-17-2016 I am a current student here

    there is no other place in america where you will tap into a richer infusion of pioneering professors in their fields, fully-funded research and civil service opportunities both at home and overseas, and a fabled athletics program enveloping a worldwide fan base than at duke university. from developing single-sound multispeakers to researching glioblastoma-curing applications with renowned faculty in electrical engineering and cancer medicine, duke students are contributing to the world's next breakthroughs in communications and medicine by day, before donning the blue and white body paint to senselessly cheer for one of the most iconic and winningest athletics program in all of sports history, by night. for these reasons and many more, it's no wonder why any aspiring eighteen-year-old difference maker wouldn't want to spend four years of his or her life on this incredible campus.

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  • kimberly from sunrise, fl
  • Apr-05-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    i haven't been an official, enrolled student yet but the amount of enthusiasm from other admitted students is unmatched. it's filled with vibrant, passionate and ambitious students excited about fulfilling their dreams in a challenging environment.

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  • Amber
  • Jan-25-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is breathtaking, with a near-perfect mix of nature and architecture. Just outside the campus there's a cute little town that provides students with plenty to do and eat. The education is top of the line, and very competitive.

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  • Shy - Colleyville, TX
  • Jan-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Work hard, play hard is definitely the motto of Duke students, which has undeniably been one of the best parts of my first semester. Other students are really friendly and collaborative, so any competition is completely healthy and not at all cutthroat, while professors are genuinely interested in helping their students learn. Campus is gorgeous, there's no way to be unhappy there, and food is better than average for a college campus.

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  • BlueDevil
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a past student here

    Duke is a top-notch research university with a massive amount of school spirit. There is no typical Duke experience - each student makes it his or her own. However, the most successful students are entrepreneurial types who are not afraid to take advantage of all Duke has to offer.

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  • KZ
  • Dec-24-2015 I am a current student here

    Duke is the located on the most beautiful campus in America, right in the great state of North Carolina. Duke students are the ones who coined the term work hard, play hard, as you will never find a place as challenging but rewarding as you will find in Duke University. If you love basketball, you have to come to Duke- we are the school that most recently won that thing.

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  • KD
  • Nov-07-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This seems like an amazing school from what I've seen. This school is also one of my dream schools and it has been for a while. My parents went here and I would like to go here too.

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  • Anonymous
  • Oct-02-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Duke is in a beautiful location with world-class faculty and facilities!

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  • Victoria from Houston, TX
  • Nov-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Duke University is an amazing academic institutional institution with lots of personal and academic resources. Of course, it has its fair share of race relation issues. There are lots of sub-communities here, but not much cohesion between many diverse groups.

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