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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Howard University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Devon from Arlington, VA
  • 92 out of 92 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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  • Claudette from Springfield, VA
  • Apr-14-2015 I am a current student here

    Howard University is such a beautiful campus. Everything is just so vibrant, people and the place itself. Definitely a perfect school for those who are filled with school spirit.

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  • Crystal from Washington , DC
  • Jan-26-2015 I am a current student here

    Howard University is diverse in the resources and student body population. Howard is a great place to explore and understand African American culture. Howard University is in a prime spot for those interested in politics and business.

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  • Ashley from Dallas, TX
  • Jan-19-2015 I am a current student here

    Honestly, Howard is an amazing school for anyone trying to discover who they are in terms of their African identity as the learning experience is based around understanding the culture and experiences of one of the most oppressed ethnic groups, world-wide. Its academic reputation to other schools is quite high as it is one of the best HBCUs within the US and due to this very point, Howard students supersede other students in terms of gaining spots at the top universities in the country for the purposes of medical school, law school and grad school. Howard has a very rich historical background which serves as a precursor to the rich and deep culture existent within the school which serves to do two things for students: force them to find their own identity and force them to unite and gain an identity as a product of the mecca of African American culture within the US.

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  • Juanye from Washington, DC
  • Jan-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Howard University is a prosperous school that provides multiple opportunities for students all over the world. It is a very diverse school that almost anyone can adapt too. Howard University is also very good for making connections, an experience you won't get anywhere else.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Great school for communication and business majors, average for arts and sciences, and poor for nursing and health sciences. Administration can be unorganized but they can be helpful if you're polite. Great people and opportunities.

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  • Chi
  • Dec-25-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    On my campus tour, the admissions counselor was 100% honest about his opinions of the school. The campus was absolutely beautiful! People ere super friendly and were all easy to interact with

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  • Jessica
  • Dec-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Howard University is an exceptional school that provides a holistic education and environment for the students. Not only are the students equipped with the necessary tools for success, but they are also encouraged to cultivate their own ideas to enhance their prospective career choices. Essentially this University prepares its students for the real world.

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  • Brandon from New York
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    As a College, Howard University, is a wonderful school to attend. Howard has many connection to the outside world that can help you become successful. There are many different types of people to meet, and by connecting with others you can easily attain a job or career before or after graduation.

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  • Adrianne
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Howard is a great place to make friends, learn about your culture, and find yourself. It definitely has its flaws though. Most students have a love-hate relationship with the school.

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  • Elle, Maryland
  • Nov-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Howard gives you equal opportunities to succeed and fail. No is hardly ever definite, every Howard student minors in Finesse. This will be the best experience of your life.

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