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Most Helpful Review for Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jerrod from Centreville, VA
  • 47 out of 48 people found this review helpful

I currently a student at VCU returning for my sophomore year and I must say that I am excited to get back to Richmond, VA this fall. As an engineering student I can tell that the education that I am receiving from VCU presents me as well as others attending this diverse university, with a chance to master subject areas even with no prior knowledge of any particular subject area. The past two semesters at VCU I mastered programs such as Microsoft Excel and MatLab that I had no prior knowledge of, but would have eventually needed for the real-world....

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  • william from west point, va
  • May-24-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    perfect class size for me personally. i loved the campus. vcu has my intended major and seems like a great fit for me.

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  • Alexis from Chatham, VA
  • Feb-23-2016 I am a current student here

    Virginia Commonwealth University is amazing! It is so diverse with something for everyone. VCU makes it easy to enjoy learning.

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  • Richmond, Va
  • Jan-18-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I think Virginia Commonwealth University is an outstanding university, because its medical program is rated as one of the top medical programs in the nation! The professors and students are very inviting and friendly. It has a friendly atmosphere as well as a good education experience.

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  • William - Chesterfield, VA
  • Jan-18-2016 I am a current student here

    Virginia Commonwealth University is one of the greatest public art schools that you could ever find, with excellent hands-on programs in urban arts, sculpting, fashion, theater and cinema, to name a few. Other departments, such as medicine, science, engineering, history, business and humanities, also have a lot to offer students pursuing specific careers. The urban campus is home to students with different concentrations and perspectives, taking advantage of the numerous social and educational opportunities abound.

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  • Olivia from Hampstead, MD
  • Jan-15-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    VCU has a beautiful campus that has a feeling of a home away from home. The library is being renovated so that there will be even more windows and I can't wait! Also, the gym here is HUGE, I will probably be spending a bit too much time there if I get accepted.

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  • Rohit from Arlington, VA
  • Jan-09-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    VCU felt a lot like home when I visited I hope I get accepted there. VCU has a nice pre-med program.

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  • Grace Emily from Richmond, VA
  • Nov-18-2015 I am a current student here

    VCU is incredibly diverse, and it's wonderful. There are always new people to meet! The university, in terms of classes, is rigorous, yet empowering of students as individuals.

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  • Mandy from Spotsylvania, VA
  • Jul-20-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I really like the look of this school. It's nearby and offers my hard to find course, Creative Writing. I'm hoping to visit soon.

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  • Raghda from Richmond, VA
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    The diversity of the community makes the college more interesting because there are different cultures all around you. There is always an event going on, hosted by one of the many clubs that are at the school. Student life is very active because there are festivals, contests, or games that students can be involved in.

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