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Most Helpful Review for University of Iowa
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Lorena from La Grange Park, IL
  • 29 out of 30 people found this review helpful

The faculty at the University of Iowa is very qualified and interacts well with their students to provide them with a great educational experience. In a school the size of Iowa, both discussion sections and lectures are the predominant forms of learning. With discussion sections being smaller, the more intimate setting makes for lively conversation and more individual attention. Lectures, on the other hand, are very large, with sometimes over 500 students in attendance. However, I have found it comforting to know that despite the class size, the professors are readily available via office hours, email, or directly after...

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  • Sydney from Lakeville, MN
  • Jul-19-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Iowa Orientation was so helpful and encouraging to me and hundreds of other incoming students. All the faculty members were kind and open to conversation and inquiries, and the student leaders were friendly and knowledgeable. Since attending Orientation, I've realized there are so many awesome activities to get involved in, and it's so hard just to pick a few!

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  • Karolina - Chicago, IL
  • Mar-11-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This is the place you want to be. Iowa has such a great community that it was hard to say good bye. I felt right at home.

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  • Alejandro - Homestead, FL
  • Feb-25-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This is a great school because it has an amazing weather. In addition, I recommend that everyone apply because they really have amazing Dorms. Finally, they have a lot of opportunities in research.

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  • Jennifer
  • Dec-22-2016 I am a current student here

    University of Iowa is a large campus that has a lot to offer for prospective, current, and past students. This Big Ten school is a great choice for many people. The possibilities are endless.

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  • Sarah from Hudson, WI
  • Dec-02-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus is beautiful and the buildings are all brand new! There is a ton of majors and programs, plus plenty of extra-curriculars. Perfect place for someone wanting a big school with a home-like feel.

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  • Owen from Moline, IL
  • Oct-15-2016 I am a past student here

    It was a good enough school. It is strongest in humanities and arts as well as communications and is respectable in engineering/sciences. I would have stayed if it weren't so expensive for out of state students.

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  • alexandria
  • Jun-20-2016 I am a past student here

    the university of iowa is an outstandingly diverse school that has an interconnected student body. the unity here as a school is astonishingly strong.

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  • ashley
  • May-04-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    university of iowa is a school that has everything to offer. the campus is beautiful and there are so many extracurricular activities. the housing and dining is also top notch.

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  • joe shmoe, nowhere, nebraska
  • Apr-17-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    the university of iowa campus is amazing. there are about five new construction projects scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. also, with around three hospitals in iowa city, the university has great medical access.

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