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Academic Rigor
4.1964
Dorm Life
4.0438
Food and Dining
3.8489
Bang for the buck
4.3894
Clubs and Activities
4.6250
Greek Life
5.0000
Campus Safety
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Most Helpful Review for Grand Valley State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Alie from Michigan
  • 42 out of 43 people found this review helpful

The professors are very knowledgeable and make time to help you if you don't understand or just have a question. Each class I take regarding my major just makes me want to learn more! Even the other classes are interesting! You can sign up for a tutor for free if you need more help. They are really nice. For papers of all kinds, you can take it to the writing center for suggestions, help, reference work, for free as well.

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  • Amber from Orland Park, IL
  • Jun-26-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    GVSU has a beautiful modern campus. The residence halls are very nice, most even have their own bathroom (freshman included). Everyone on campus is super nice including all of the staff!

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  • Gaby from Wyoming, MI
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    This University is a very welcoming school to all that come. They keep arts and diversity in mind at all times so that everyone is always included and able to connect in many different aspects. This college makes sure to make each individual well rounded by the time they leave.

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  • Stephanie from Grand Rapids, MI
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Laker for a Lifetime. This is Grand Valleys catchphrase, and it holds true. Wanting you to succeed, they place the tools basically right in your hands.

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  • Caitlyn from Lake Orion, MI
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Grand Valley State University is a college that has not only educational opportunities for its students, but also opportunities for students to meet a wide variety of other students, discover their interests, make network connections for future career opportunities, and much more. Everyone is accepting and willing to help each other out in any way possible, including the staff, which will go out of their way to help students succeed. Grand Valley is the perfect ace for students to thrive and figure out who try are and what they want to become.

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  • Hailey from Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The academic aspect of GVSU is challenging yet manageable. The food could be better, but the people are friendly. Professors are always willing to help, in my experience.

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  • Alexa from Wayne, MI
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Grand Valley has the small town feel with a big city right down the street, so whatever mood you're in, you can get what you want. Grand Valley has a very diligent and caring teaching and advising staff, who really put their all into helping students attain their goals and aiding their problems Grand Valley is a safe, beautiful, and all around homey environment full of great people, and I would truly recommend this University.

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  • Colin from Allendale, MI
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Grand Valley has some excellent faculty, and be sure to take advantage of resources like office hours and the math lab. Campus can be hectic at times, and parking can be a hassle, but overall I am definitely satisfied with my choice to transfer to GVSU. I will be graduating in 2016, and may look into grad school with GVSU also.

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  • Cassidy from Huntley, IL
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Grand Valley is a good environment for learning. I love being a student at Grand Valley State University. Grand Valley has a lot of tutoring services which makes it nice because they actually care about their students doing well.

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  • Dallas from Grand Blanc, MI
  • Mar-17-2014 I am a current student here

    I love grand valley, because of the campus is wonderful. Also the college has a lot of clubs for students to get active and have fun. Lastly Grand Valley offers fantastic academic help for students who are struggling in their classes.

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