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What are others saying about Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University?

Academic Rigor
4.3316
Dorm Life
4.0272
Food and Dining
4.9103
Bang for the buck
4.2458
Clubs and Activities
4.7955
Greek Life
3.0000
Campus Safety
4.7895
Most Helpful Review for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Tiara from Chesterfield, VA
  • 25 out of 25 people found this review helpful

At Tech the professors have experience in the fields in which they teach so not only do the provide book lessons, but also life lessons. As a double major in Communication and Theater Arts and a Spanish minor i get a very diverse exposure to different classes. Within both my majors the departments ask for students to take classes within the major that is outside of our concentration, which provides students with a chance to get a glimpse of different aspects of the major, and even if there is no interest in the other aspects, students can develop an appreciation...

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  • Michaela - Chesapeake, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Beautiful campus with the best school pride. Food is amazing and doesn’t get old. Academics are taken seriously here so don’t slack off!

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  • Caleb from Richmond, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Virginia Tech is a cross between prestige and comfort. The school allows for a degree and fun. In short, if you live in Virginia, go here.

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  • Audrie - Richmond, VA
  • I am a current student here

    You can always find something to do. Food, of course, is incomparable. There are all kinds of different people you can meet.

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  • Allecia from Canonsburg, PA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I instantly fell in love when I visited Virginia Tech. The campus was welcoming and felt like home. I felt comfortable there from the very beginning and that is very hard to find at a campus

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  • Shane from Stafford, VA
  • I am a current student here

    The environment is lovely! From inclusion to a genuine interest in the similarities of others, everyone can find a place. I feel at home as a Hokie!

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  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    As someone who wants to better the world their motto " UT Prosim" which translates to "That I may Serve" , makes this the perfect school. There are a lot of opportunities for students to help their community and become involved. Students here are very spirited and I am glad to call it my home.

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  • Emmanuel from stafford, VA
  • I am a current student here

    As an engineering student Virginia tech is an excellent school. From the academics to the student life its just amazing. They have the most amazing people, dorms, food, and environment.

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