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Most Helpful Review for University of Chicago
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Faisal from Los Angeles, CA
  • 95 out of 95 people found this review helpful

The classes are very educational and require a lot of focus. The best part is the university understands this, and so there are a lot of opportunities to get help from free tutors and TA's almost every day throughout the quarter.

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  • Jessika from Chicago, IL
  • Jul-07-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The U of Chicago is a great school. Dont be blinded by all the good things that they have to offer, do your research and make sure you'll be happy. It has a lot to offer but so do a lot of other colleges and so do you.

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  • Cosette from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-04-2014 I am a current student here

    UChicago is definitely a place blooming with innovation and a truly visible love for academia. Students here spend all night and day in the library, opt not to sleep, and still read for fun regardless of the academic rigor. The activism on campus also brings a robust interaction between students and the surrounding community, fighting for justice and equality to enhance all areas of life for the citizens of this nation.

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  • Tim from NC
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    One of the most prestigious institutes of learning combined with the quirks and intrigues of the Windy City. Don't get me wrong; UChicago is by no means easy, but its environment fosters an experience you will not forget. From day 1, you are challenged and asked for your full potential.

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  • Current Student
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Chicago is a wonderfully diverse community of students. There are many great opportunities offered, both for the present and for your future, and this school is a great investment. Plus, there's always something fun to do!

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  • Hannah from Houston, TX
  • Feb-12-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This school has the most personality of any college that I have encountered. It's a quirky mix of geniuses bearing the cold together. Jolly good.

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  • Isaac from Takoma Park, MD
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This university is a leader in producing important research, so it's an exciting place to go to school. It has a distinctive atmosphere, although that is diminishing as the University tries to imitate Ivy League institutions. Professors and other people who interact with students are invested in students' success, but the administration doesn't seem to care about undergraduates.

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  • Matthew from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Chicago is a fast-paced, rigorous institution that only accepts the best of the best. The student body is predominantly Caucasian, with very few African-American students. However, the university has hundreds of activities, clubs, sports, etc. that are created to help students find their sense of belonging.

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  • Anna from San Antonio, TX
  • Dec-03-2013 I am a current student here

    Try as I might, I can't come up with a reason why I like this school. It's UChicago; people don't come here because they like it. They come here for where it will get them.

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  • Siyu from Fort Collins, CO
  • Oct-24-2013 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    In all honesty, I was first drawn to the school because of their witty college brochures. BUT, the school is amazing in its academics, campus, and really, everything. Also, Chicago is a great city to be in for college.

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  • Janae from Chicago, IL
  • Sep-10-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Chicago is a diverse energetic institution where the students and staff are friendly and genuinely interested in learning.

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