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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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  • Maya from McDonough, GA
  • Jan-23-2018 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus is the most gorgeous and breathtaking scene out of many universities. The atmosphere is simply divine, and it's hard to find a place with a student who isn't smiling. After visiting the campus and learning about their diversity, cultural themes, and stunning academics, there was not a doubt in my mind that this was the one school for me.

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  • Noah from Medina, OH
  • Jan-17-2018 I am a current student here

    Duke is an amazing place! It was my dream school since I wanted a college with great academics. It is tough but worth the it and such a great family environment.

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  • High School Freshman from Ohio
  • Apr-26-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This has been my dream school for a while. It's also one of the few schools I've researched that has my future major, Neonatal Nursing / Maternity Care. I look forward to applying and (hopefully!) attending!

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  • Ariana from Fort Myers, FL
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Duke's campus is absolutely beautiful. The professors are great and the academics are very rigorous. Also, school spirit is huge.

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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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