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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015

I had a great experience at UW. The campus is beautiful, and there is a huge amount of classes and fields to choose from. Although most classes were very challenging, I got the sense that I was actually learning usable knowledge and that my instruction was high-quality. Definitely more of a studious feel compared to other state schools I've visited/attended.

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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 1966

The University of Washington and the Foster School of Business are exemplary. Makes me wish I still lived in Seattle area to visit the campus frequently. The Alumni association keeps me connected although I did two later degrees at other institutions. I have a Masters from City University and a doctorate from Capella University. Living and working situations prevented me from continuing at UofW. It is still the best, most community involved university I am aware of.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

The Speech and Hearing sciences degree at the University of Washington is aggressively growing and as a graduate program, UW stands at #3, nationwide. Unlike many BA degrees, the SPHSC undergraduate studies is supplied and equipped to prepare you for clinic first term of graduate school. The speech building is side by side to the clinic and just a few blocks down, we have the UW medical building and UW Autism Center which provides a wide spectrum of opportunities. I think if you map out your undergrad, UW is a resourceful facility with incredibly qualified staff.

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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2016

UW is by far the prettiest college I have attended. I strongly believe that this school is very diverse and many of the professors really cares about their students and is always available for additional help. Transportation around the area is great and there are many restaurants around.

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Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2017

Overall the University of Washington is a welcoming campus, but it does keep you on your feet. With intensive courses structured to further your studies and understanding of concepts, UW has proven to be a beneficial school. I've come out of UW knowing that the knowledge that I've received from this University will help me in pursuing a Masters Degree. Furthermore, UW has an abundant amount of resources, helping students in all fields in earning scholarships, internships, and careers. Their goal is to get their students into the work field with whichever degree they graduate with, and that is apparent. Being in a competitive environment has helped developed me and the people around me, to make sure we give our full effort at all times; something I am grateful for.

4 out of 5
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Degree: International Law and Legal Studies
Graduation Year: 2013

International Studies at the UW was really wonderful for building my own personal worldview and helped me think critically about the world. While my track was not particularly career-focused, I know I gained a lot of pertinent skills needed for the workforce and life just by attending. The faculty was incredible and the classroom experience was incredibly rewarding.

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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2003

The UW has a lot of prestige which helps you become employed. The professors are all very helpful when you need a recommendation for continuing your education, even years later. The library system is great. It is a Research college, so its possible to get a research assistant work study position within your field of study, which also helps build your resume. Professionals from various fields come there to give guest lectures, these are highly recommended to attend. The UW also has great performing arts shows that are fun to attend. If you are undecided in major, just take a little of everything...You will find your major quickly this way.

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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2012

I attended the University of Washington, Seattle Honors program where I double majored in Microbiology and Biochemistry. I enjoyed the rigor and challenges my programs offered me, which helped prepared me for medical school. Being a huge public research school, UW offers a lot of research opportunities to anyone who is interested in. I also loved the diversity of student populations, where I met some of my best friends. The school location is very well situated, with easy bus access to downtown Seattle and other neighborhoods. The school is essentially its own city with lots of dining and fitness options around the area. UW also has a huge and excellent gym that all students can utilize. The gym also offer fitness classes to students. There are lots of student organizations for everyone to be involved in as well. Overall, UW is a superb school that offers challenging and rewarding education in a convenient location with lots of things to do around the school.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2016

My degree program was excellent. Most of my professors are experimented, even though few of them are lacking experience regarding what there are teaching. Also, some of them sometimes don't really teach the reality, but they instead engage on statements of bias.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2013

At the University of Washington, Seattle I tried to fully embrace opportunities through extra curricular activities. I tried to find groups that help others and gave back to the community. My sophomore year I found Dream Project, a resource for underrepresented high school students who are applying to college and/or figuring out their next steps after high school. Once a week for two years I volunteered at Foster High School and mentored high school seniors in the college application process. This was a very fulfilling and meaningful opportunity I was able to find at the University of Washington. It not only have my a deeper insight to career paths I could be interested in but it also built a strong community on campus that I felt enhanced my experience and education 10 times more than if I hadn't been a part of it. This and so many other opportunities on campus make the University of Washington an enriching experience for every type of interest from education to aerospace engineering.

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