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Most Helpful Review for Lehigh University
  • Category: In three sentences
  • Review by: Josh
  • 11 out of 21 people found this review helpful

This campus is picteresque, the faculty was really nice however the admissions office and financial aid is the worst of my admitted college experiences. Because of their rude and derogatory behavior I refuse to go to this school even though I was accepted here.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Tyler from Red Lion, PA
  • Jan-03-2015 I am a current student here

    Lehigh University is a high functioning and hard playing college. Work hard, play hard should be written on every building. If you're not a fan of the nightlife there, as I am not, it's not too difficult to find something else to do, as long as you have like-minded friends. It can be easy to feel like the only person with these ideals, but persevere and you will find some others. Lehigh gives a phenomenal education, has some really great professors (be sure to use ratemyprofessors.com to check who to take), but you must be aggressive and committed to your own agenda. They have structure to follow and if you need or want to break it, you must be well prepared to deal with backlash. Ask about financial aid early and ask as many questions as you can think of.

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  • Christy
  • Oct-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Lehigh University is strong in engineering and business. Due to this reason, many people are expected to major in engineering and it has become a norm. However, you do have the option to major in the arts and science.

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  • Samantha
  • Oct-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Lehigh is considered a hidden ivy league. It is one of the best known research universities in the nation. Lehigh is primarily known for its engineering and business colleges, however many of the other disciplines are also well known.

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  • Christopher
  • Aug-19-2014 I am a current student here

    It has a beautiful campus. Lehigh is one of the best in engineering and business. Overall, a great school to attend.

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  • Jennifer from Easton, PA
  • Apr-29-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus is beautiful. Everyone there is friendly. They have great CO-OP and internship programs.

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  • Carolyn from Ellicott City, MD
  • Mar-07-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This school is built into the side of the mountain so you have to be prepared to be walking up and down hills a lot. For dorms and food, there are a lot of options for dinning and the dorms are much better than most state schools and average for private schools. The atmosphere is very competitive but there is also a huge greek presence on campus.

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  • Tam
  • Feb-12-2014 I am a current student here

    I love Lehigh so much because of the pride there is in the school and tons of ways to get involved. There is literally something for everyone here from football to a cappella to greek life to improv comedy. And if we're going to be honest it's one of the most beautiful campuses in the country; I mean, have you seen our library?

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  • Deanna from Alden, NY
  • Dec-17-2013 I am a current student here

    It's a great school that has a lot of academic drive and is overall a beautiful mountain campus. The staff is great, and while some classes may be lectures, there are always opportunities to reach out. The people you meet are both unique and relateable.

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  • Mikala from San Antonio, TX
  • Oct-30-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It is such a beautiful campus it kind of looks like Hogwarts! It is an excellent school, especially for engineering majors. It is also a very small school good sized classes and people seem really friendly.

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  • Taylor from Lakewood Ranch, FL
  • Oct-27-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is among one of the most gorgeous places I've visited. The surrounding city however is not so lavishing, leading me to assume the social life is contained within the campus walls. The students I spoke to there confirmed this but also mentioned that they make it work.

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