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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for University of Virginia-Main Campus
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jessica from Chester, VA
  • 46 out of 48 people found this review helpful

The great thing about UVA is that it is a public research university - meaning its resources attract the big names in most fields of study. This is great for you, the student, because you get to learn under such academics as Rita Dove and Larry Sabato. A caveat: UVA has a single sanction Honor Code. If you lie, cheat, or steal, you will be tried by a jury of your peers and if found guilty of a non-trivial offense, you will be expelled. Virginia expects a lot from her students academically, but if you put the time and energy into...

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  • Rianne
  • Jan-23-2016 I am a current student here

    UVA is amazing! Not only is everyone friendly, but they are also very helpful! There are so many ways to meet and interact with others, as well as many interesting spots to just hang out!

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  • Lauren from Charleston, SC
  • Dec-20-2015 I am a current student here

    UVA is the perfect combination of the opportunities of a big state school and the community feel of a small town! Students here really value their education but also love to socialize and have fun. We respect our honor code, our faculty, and each other!

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  • Andres from Wichita, KS
  • Jul-13-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The Alumni I have meet are very sincere and friendly. This schools provides excellent networking!

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  • O. P.
  • Mar-13-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Best program for Globale Executive MBA. Very supportive community. Professors are helpful and answered all of the questions.

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  • Andrew from Purcellville, VA
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Virginia is an excellent school for prospective students seeking a challenge. UVA presents a traditional atmosphere for personal, social, academic and professional development. The school's reputation is well deserved and I have been thoroughly impressed, during my first semester at the university.

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  • Tania from Cary, NC
  • Oct-30-2014 I am a current student here

    UVa is a wholesome campus, even the weather reflects it! We have strong academics, good programs ranging from art-based to sports-based, a huge student body that you can choose a trusty friend group from, and not to mention beautiful, huge old trees that give wonderful shade in hot months and add beautiful colors to the scenic campus during fall. I rate the University highly, as it seems to hold everything--upbeat and diverse student body, beautiful campus--grounds--with a cool historical flare, and renowned academics that provide you a competitive edge during your future career-search.

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  • Stephen from Sterling, VA
  • Sep-27-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Visited the campus and even attended a couple classes. Awesome overall experience. Plan on attending if accepted.

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  • Thanh from Norfolk, VA
  • Aug-07-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i like the peaceful country-like scenery of the campus this school sounds interesting and seems like a place that's right for me i wonder what kinds of scholarships i might be eligible for if i am enrolled to this university

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  • Lily from Manassas, VA
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Virginia is a top-tier university with high quality education and positive, safe, and fun environment. Also, University of Virginia is the only college in the nation that is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Because University of Virginia is at the heart of Charlottesville, there are many interactions between the school and the local Charlottesville community that have been proven to be beneficial for both groups.

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  • Nathan from Charlottesville, VA
  • May-10-2014 I am a current student here

    UVa is a beautiful campus in a great location. The college has great opportunities for research and going beyond academics. The only downfall is the number of people - there are a lot!

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