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Most Helpful Review for Howard University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Devon from Arlington, VA
  • 94 out of 94 people found this review helpful

I have learned more in the past year at Howard than I can honestly put into words. I have learned so much about Architecture my first year that I can confidently draft floor plans and elevations of a structure, and make a decent model of it, whereas at the beginning of the year I had no idea what a drafting board was. I feel as though I am also learning what it truly means to be an adult, and to be independent.

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  • Sophie - Elkridge, MD
  • Nov-17-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Howard seems like a wonderful school to go to. Just like any other school, it has it’s up and downs. It’s been around for a while and I could understand why people would want the school to get renovated and have a better upkeepung instead of keeping the look it’s had since the 1800’s.

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  • Nadine-Marie from Gaithersburg, MD
  • Nov-03-2017 I am a current student here

    Howard University strives on excellence in service, and as of recently it shows. They work to build a very strong sense of community for both the staff and students. It is a school that works to increase diversity across all professional fields, but aiming to keep their students in, not weed students out.

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  • Jeremiah from Burlington, NJ
  • Aug-22-2017 I am a current student here

    The greatest decision I've made in life so far. It's a great place with great people. A place that wants you to succeed and grow as a person.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-09-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I think that the buildings could use an upgrade, and the upkeep of the outside isn't that great but it only should take a little time to fix that problem. I do love that they have a ROTC program and they are a private school, but I feel I could of had a more thorough tour because I feel some things were left out. Also the HBCU aspect of it makes the college more interesting for me, but again still iffy about the school.

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  • alexis from marietta, ga
  • Jul-28-2016 I am a current student here

    howard is wonderful school where blackness in all it's forms is embraced and encouraged. it's small enough to feel like you know everyone but large enough to alwasy be able to meet new people.

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  • there's ups and downs
  • May-18-2016 I am a current student here

    howard has a lot of issues. administration isnt the best but howard in general is what you make of it. its not less than because its an hbcu, don't listen to whoever said that. pwi's have issues to. i couldnt see myself anywhere else. even with all the problems that the university has.

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  • amiyah from buffalo, ny
  • May-01-2016 I am a current student here

    howard is the holy grail of opportunity. coming here not only helped me advance as a student but as a person, i have truly found myself since being here. the university is the best place to learn, grow, teach and explore; it prepares you for the real world.

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  • Zakia - Richton Park, IL
  • Mar-20-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Howard University is a very great school and has a good reputation from my last visit for this college tour. They offer a lot of great opportunities and really help you with your future. Overall it's fun, food is great, nice people, and a good city.

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  • Mercer - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
  • Mar-02-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Great institution with an outstanding legacy. I can only hope that the institutions financial and leadership issues are resolved before permanent damage to Howard's reputation.

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  • Freshman
  • Dec-23-2015 I am a current student here

    Howard University is one of the most influential schools that is not made for the weak minded. Every school has its ups and downs, but as a Howard student, I feel that our student body aims to help each other to success the most.Though it is an HBCU, it is still diverse and it is a perfect opportunity to connect with many different people.

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