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Most Helpful Review for Western Carolina University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Brianna from NC
  • 37 out of 39 people found this review helpful

Its small enough that you'll recognize or know a lot of people, but big enough that everyone is not in your business. The smaller class sizes are a huge advantage because you are able to get more time with the professor when you need help.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • njm
  • Apr-18-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    wcu is right for me because it is a big, small university all wrapped up in one.they have the right program for me and the campus and surrounding area are beautiful.i feel like i won't just be a number at this school.

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  • Alicja from APO, AE
  • Dec-19-2015 I am a current student here

    Western is a hidden gem. Nestled right where the Smokies and Blue Ridge Mountains meet, you will find a community of creative people driven to explore and create a better world. Once you come to Cullowhee, you will never want to leave.

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  • Jared from High Point, NC
  • Nov-25-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Western Carolina University has a beautiful campus that is surrounded by mountains. You can go hiking and go white water rafting. Its cold up there so make sure to bring a jacket.

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  • Hannah from Cullowhee, NC
  • Oct-20-2015 I am a current student here

    I love it here. The environment is amazing the students here are so diverse and just cool to talk to. And the classes though tough are really fun to take.

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  • Emily from Morganton, NC
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina is a school up in the mountains. It is beautiful, because of all the nature that are surrounding the school. There are many many activities that can be done at this school, such as rafting, rock climbing, etc...

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  • Spencer from Sanford, NC
  • Dec-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Carolina University is a great university. It is academically driven as well as socially driven. Western Carolina university's community is close and have a lot going on.

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  • SARAH from Fletcher, NC
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Western is a great school for those looking for an outdoor experience in the mountains of NC. The professors are down to earth, while also being some of the best in their fields. The facilities are wonderfully managed, clean, and enjoyable for living.

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  • Lauren from Gastonia, NC
  • Jul-31-2014 I am a past student here

    You can find a variety of people and groups here. It has all the small town charm with proximity to the big city and various outdoor activities. If you like simple life and outdoor adventures, this would be the place for you.

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  • Leslie from Raleigh, NC
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a past student here

    WCU is located in a beautiful location in the Appalachian Mountains. LOTS of outdoor activity. Low student to professor ratio.

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