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Most Helpful Review for Soka University of America
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: victor from Seattle, WA
  • 14 out of 14 people found this review helpful

I think any college experience will result in learning a from professors or friends. So in that respect Soka does not stand out. However it does have excellent, dedicated professors who you get to know if you choose to. Classes are eclectic, but mostly interesting, especially the ones that are only found here at Soka. As a freshman everyone is required to take the course Core which is essentially examining, using western/eastern philosophy, what makes people happy, and how to live well. Very interesting class. Core 2 is taken sophomore year, and is less theoretical and more practical, i.e....

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  • Nobuyo from Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Nov-30-2016 I am a current student here

    Soka University challenges me a lot in many ways. By getting many great opportunities and learning closely with professors and global friends, I am able to broaden my perspectives and interests. I have learned a lot not only academics but also many life lessons.

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  • ya-chien from aliso viejo, ca
  • Jul-28-2016 I am a current student here

    the school is beautiful and is student-oriented. there are only 400 students in the campus. being in a small-sized campus is nice-- you can know each other and make different friends from all around the world.

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  • Jaroslav from Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Dec-02-2014 I am a current student here

    A unique school with unique program and unique faculty. It will change you and make a distinguished individual even after your first year. Soka will help you financially and will give you a chance to prove that you are worth it.

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  • mizu
  • Jul-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Soka University is a very young institution with an enormous number of opportunities available. Because of our very small student body size, students can really get to know everyone (literally) and also receive close attention from professors in their academics, both in and out of the classrooms. Your 4 years at Soka are really determined by how YOU make it.

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  • Ellyssa from Renton, WA
  • May-08-2013 I am a past student here

    Soka University of America gave me so many opportunities to grow and challenge myself as a human being as well as meet and befriend amazing people from all over the world. The mandatory study abroad was one of the best experiences of my life. Whatever your interests are, there is a club or activity for you, and if not you can start one yourself!

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  • DJ Gamz
  • Feb-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Soka is for the students and by the students. What I mean by this is that, we truly run the school. The administration wants us to take initiative and make this school how we want to have it.

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  • Devan from Ventura, CA
  • Jan-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Soka University is an amazing school that provides tremendous opportunities for students to grow. This growth is not just towards a career but towards gaining life experience that will assist you in becoming a better person. Campus life is great too!

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  • Taylor from Newark, CA
  • Nov-27-2012 I am a current student here

    As time goes by I love this school more and more. The academics here are excellent. The instructors top notch, available to help any time.

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  • Anon from Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Aug-14-2012 I am a current student here

    Soka is truly one of a kind. Students will graduate with an understanding of various world cultures and an appreciation for cultural differences. They will have discovered and/or developed their passions and will be ready to go out into the world and make it a better place.

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  • Penelope from Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Feb-27-2012 I am a past student here

    soka strives hard to maintain a respectable atmosphere where the value of peace, diversity, and education are molded into each student.

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