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Most Helpful Review for University of Kansas
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Nik from Kansas City
  • 43 out of 43 people found this review helpful

As with other colleges, freshman year generally means class sizes in the hundreds. However, the professors and teaching assistants do a relatively good job on relaying information to classes of these sizes. Most of my classes used PowerPoint slides which made it easy to follow along while the professor was lecturing.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • May-22-2016 I am a past student here

    this used to be a great school. but do not come here while brownback is in office; funding is gone and majors and entire programs are being cut to make due. kansas is a treacherous place to be, even in the most liberal town in the state.

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  • from Kansas City
  • Dec-23-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The University of Kansas has a hometown feel and is located in the comfortable city of Lawrence. When taking breaks from studying, Greek life and parties are well known here. The only downside is the diversity!

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  • Kylie from Overland Park, KS
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The squirrels here are slightly horrifying but always entertaining. If you walk to class, you won't have to worry about the freshman 15 because there are so many hills (but, if you want, there's a great rec center as well)! College is not completely what I expected it to be, but KU makes it great nonetheless!

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  • Lauren from Highland Village, TX
  • Nov-02-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Although the sports aren't the best, the university has incredible school spirit. The students are extremely welcoming and make good conversation with everyone visiting. The campus is beautiful with plenty of space to study and participate in other activities and clubs and the academic rigor is unparalleled.

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  • Student from Shawnee, KS
  • Jul-31-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I am a senior in high school and beginning my college applications. KU was the first college I applied to because it is close by, in-state tuition, the campus is beautiful and their journalism program is beyond amazing. While I have not decided for sure if I will attend or not, KU is on the top of my list.

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  • Emily from Chicago, IL
  • Jun-08-2015 I am a current student here

    The university of Kansas is a school with a fantastic and welcoming environment. The close knit jay hawk community provides a home away from home feel that helps with the scary college transition, even if you're far from home such as I am. The school is balanced in all areas of college such as the academics are challenging but not impossible, you don't HAVE to be in greek life but its still fun, and Lawrence is welcoming.

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  • Stephanie from Chicago, IL
  • Apr-14-2015 I am a past student here

    Best 4 years of my life- couldn't have chosen a better university to attend! Great academics, social life, and all around great experience.

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  • Logan
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    Through my time at the University of Kansas, I've been treated to countless great experiences. Whether it was through sporting events, club activities, or hanging with friends in Lawrence, it's been a great time. The atmosphere, people, and activities here are all A+.

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