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Most Helpful Review for Yale University
  • Category: Will learn a lot
  • Review by: Sara from Buda, TX
  • 104 out of 118 people found this review helpful

With so much history around you combined with an Ivy League atmosphere, how can you not learn a lot?!

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  • Seyade
  • Dec-29-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    While I visited, everyone on campus was extremely kind and welcoming. There was this genuine atmosphere of community, and I knew that it was right for me. I feel like it's very easy to fall through the cracks in high school, but at Yale it seemed as if that just didn't happen.

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  • Lotta from Hartsville, SC
  • Nov-23-2016 I am a current student here

    Despite being highly selective, Yale nurtures an extremely diverse student body. The range of interests and backgrounds creates a thriving environment both inside and outside the classroom; though the academics are great, the most rewarding part of attending Yale is having your horizons expanded by people who think so differently from yourself.

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  • genericstudent2
  • Nov-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Yale University has a great academic environment, and a very friendly student body. In my experience, professors have been very available and eager to engage with their students: they want you to understand the material and do well on the course. Although it certainly is a challenge, studying at Yale is very rewarding and you get to make connections that last for life.

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  • Austin from Pierre, SD
  • Jan-04-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Truly came across as an amazing place during the college tour. Everyone was both incredibly intelligent and fairly modest at the same time--one of those situations where it's easy to surmise without being told directly. Best way to sum up the visit is with the motto Lux et Veritas: Truth and Light.

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  • Anon
  • Aug-30-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is gorgeous. The people are amazing. Such a variety of knowledge.

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  • from Lee, NH
  • Aug-11-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Yale has been my dream school since I was a little girl. At first I wanted to go for it's amazing english department, but my gears have switched more towards psychology and I still plan on fighting my way to acceptance.

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  • Joyce from Jewett City, CT
  • Jul-30-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Yale has a beautiful campus. A place nearby called Insomnia delivers cookies until 4 am. There are also many great all you can eat sushi buffets.

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  • Max from Malaysia
  • Jun-17-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Yale seems like a wonderful place to be in. Not only is the environment conducive, with all the wonderfully designed building, Yale's teachers and education system is one of the best around the world.

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  • CMZ
  • Mar-31-2015 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I've had great experiences with Yale so far. The students and admissions office are more than helpful, and extremely prompt when giving out information for prospective students and those who have applied. I have been accepted and Yale is definitely a contender for my top choice!

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