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Most Helpful Review for Governors State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jessica from Oak Lawn, IL
  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful

I would have to say in the almost two years that I have been here, the pace seems perfect. The science courses are a little more fast paced, but that is okay because it's college and we can't have everything handed to us anymore, right? The teachers are here almost everyday and are constantly reminding us to come whenever we need help. The books so far have been relevant to the course which is a shock to me because I have had a lot of courses in high school that were terrible. I've kept my GPA high and...

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  • Alex
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Horrible. Frustrating. Unprofessional.

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  • Kellie from Homer Glen, IL
  • Jun-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Governors State is very diverse. It has excellent faculty that strive to make their students the best they can be. It also has a variety of programs from undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.

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  • Richard from Crestwood, IL
  • May-22-2013 I am a current student here

    Governors State University has the cheapest tuition of any 4 year university in the entire state of Illinois. It is literally in the middle of a cornfield, however highly qualified instructors fill the walls of GSU.

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  • Joan from Hazelcrest, IL
  • Jan-16-2013 I am a current student here

    I am an Rn that would like to complete training for a BSN degree. I am very determined to complete the program.I am very focused and I never give up easily.

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  • ME
  • Jan-10-2013 I am a current student here

    I love going to Governors State University. I can go to school closer to home and at my own pace. Its cheaper than other schools with as good as, and many times BETTER teachers than other schools and the class sizes are great that I can get one-on-one help to an extent that ensures my education.

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  • Tracey from Markham, IL
  • Nov-27-2012 I am a current student here

    I will rate GSU on following guidelines at the top, there is no going off the beaten path. Outstanding when it comes to degree selections. Maintenance of the facility is superb.

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  • Kyndria from Chicago, IL
  • Oct-15-2012 I am a current student here

    I believe that Governors State University is a great school. They have great professors. The counselors are great and are always available when you need help with financial needs and career planing.

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  • Rachael from Merrillville, IN
  • Oct-11-2012 I am a current student here

    GSU has great academic resources in the library including tutoring and essay writing skills. GSU advisers are very helpful and always willing to make time to complete your plan of study. GSU has a friendly and open campus that provides a comfortable learning environment.

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  • Joseph from Momence, IL
  • May-20-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Very unique college setting geared to helping the student enhance their knowledge in the subject of studies and assist in the development of the student social interaction skills

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