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This school is more of a liberal artsQuite BrightEngineering Department
This school is more of a liberal arts school i feel. the engineering program is nothing to brag about, sure Biomed is strong here, but the rest of the programs feel uncared for.. the biomed eng. students have special classes, the rest don't. also BU places a strong emphasis on writing, their writing courses are probably the hardest in the country, and for engineers we are required to take writing up to wr150, so in average, eng. students are required to take a year of writing, not just normal writing, hardcore writing classes (that i dont think gives out As). I dont know why such high levels of writing would be required, especially for engineering.. so if u like writing but dont care ur grades for it(they hardly give out As, or at all), u'll like it here. For me(i hate writing), despite my As for my other subjects, my writing course dropped my contention from being a competitive transfer student.. so maybe i'll see u here...

oh yeah.. class averages are very high too, say 75%~85%... so yeah... the community college feel in a huge private college...dont get me wrong, its a fun school, social is great, u can get drunk everyday of the week, or even change girl everyday.. u can find a lot of different people here, rich, smart, good looking, poor, stupid, butt-ugly.. but if ur serious about engineering, give BU a skip..

1st Year Female -- Class 2008
Friendliness: A+, Individual Value: F
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This school is all about money.Engineering Department
This school is all about money. The concern of the student's well-being has been put on hold for the pursuit of money, thoughtless spending and appeasing for more tuition money. I have suffered through a cold atmosphere of cookie cutter consumerism and racist attitudes for too long. I despise the way things are being funded. It's just a big mess. John Silber is a true American hero. Him as president, things would be a lot better. Or at least consistent. At least these past years , there'd been one instead of 4 presidents. The campus is cold and not diverse enough. Moraleis high in a "brain washed, kiss the white people's rear ends kind of way".
Male -- Class 2000
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BU is crap.BrightEngineering Department
BU is crap. I'm from brooklyn and i thought that Boston would be a city type of atmosphere but its not. Kids from the suburbs will think its a great town but i look at it as a great sports TOWN. If you enjoy clubbin, BU is for you. Social life isn't great, not a nice campus at all, not to many places to throw a ball around, few facilities for sports and gyms, dorms are real crap, food is decent though
1st Year Male -- Class 2006
Education Quality: A, Campus Aesthetics: F
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