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1 out of 5
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Degree: Project Management
Graduation Year: 2017

Horrible school. No one lets you know how much you know until they kick you out of school and then continue to charge you for classes. No one could tell me an honest answer of how much I owed them and when I could continue attending classes again. This school should be investigated and uncredited. I will never recommend this school to anyone.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Human Development and Family Studies, General
Graduation Year: 2013

Northwestern University is a school that prepared me greatly for life post-college. The academic rigor that I experienced was not only catered to my interests in the social sciences, but also set me apart from my peers who attended the other universities. My degree program at Northwestern was holistic and provided me with many opportunities to explore what routes I wanted to take after graduating.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2017

Northeastern University is an incredible establishment that prepares students to enter the workforce and make an immediate difference after they graduate. I believe they are better at this than any other school thanks to the co-op program and fantastic career advisory. The student body is diverse, interesting, and very active. The architecture program is extremely rigorous, but it gives students tools, knowledge, and connections necessary to succeed after graduation.

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5 out of 5
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Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2015

Northwestern University did not disappoint in terms of academic rigor and the quality of education as one would expect from a top tier college. As for student diversity, of course, there was plenty of diversity in terms of the students pursuing various career goals, as well as plenty of diversity in ethnicity, gender, and other forms of identity. That being said however, I felt as though during my time at Northwestern University, I was too caught up in academic rigor that in the long run, I did not have as many chances to truly mix with such diversity in the long run. This in part, I feel, is due to the fact that the schools within Northwestern (Engineering, music, etc.) are mostly separated from each other, with little chance to interact amongst each other outside of class. It would have been far more fortunate if the school encouraged a lot more openly some opportunities for students of all of Northwestern's schools to intermingle with each other.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2014

I loved my time at Northwestern - classes are smaller and challenging, professors are engaging, the quarter system is fast-paced. If you thrive in an atmosphere like that, then you would fit it wonderfully. An added perk is that both the Evanston and Chicago campuses are aesthetically beautiful. 

5 out of 5
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Degree: Immunology
Graduation Year: 2016

Being an international student, Northwestern University was a very easy place to acclimatise to. The faculty and students are friendly, the city is welcoming and always has something going on and the inclusive nature of the university makes the campus diverse and full of culture.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Graduation Year: 2009

I loved Northwestern. It's not for everyone, but it was a great fit for me. In hindsight, I may have chosen somewhere more affordable, but I don't regret the decision I made.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Graduation Year: 2014

I really enjoyed NU. It gave me a great education while also providing a great balance of work and fun, with the Big 10 sports, endless student groups, and all around great people. Although it has had its share of issues (Poor, delayed responses to sexual assault from faculty; underfunding and understaffing its mental health clinic; etc.), I would definitely choose NU again given the chance.

4 out of 5
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Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2014

Northwestern is a wonderful school, but it is far too intense. The people are wonderful, but everyone is burdened by the stresses of the quarter system. There is simply too much material covered in a short amount of time.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2002

It's a great college for the science. Tuition is reasonable. More of the companies out there want college grads. College education will open more doors.

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