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Boston U IS fun!Communications
Boston U IS fun! No, it is not as negative as people say. And to the person calling it: Bjew - you are truly a racist piece of crap/ (Actually the religous mix here is 30% protestant, 30% Catholic and % Jewish. And each of those groups are mixed by denomination.)

It's great being in Boston. You don't need a car and there's always something to do and see. If you've be cooped up in the suburbs this is the place for you - and it is not as "watch your back" at NYC. That's the good news! You will enjoy your environment.

However, academically it doesn't measure as high as they say it will. The Alumni network will not get you a job. When I would let an employer know that I too had graduated from Bu, they would laugh or ignore it. Alumni are NOT supportible of each other - they would actually rather hire some "non-BU" person. (I.E. Harvard grads hire each other, even San Diego state grads hire each other and help each other network.)

The Film programs are overrated for a fact. As are many of the other COM majors. Consider what the current cost is, and truly see if you can't obtain all that at a state college rate. You probably won't get a return for your money and you'll be paying off those student loans for YEARS! So, unless you have wealthy parents - look elsewhere. The smartest person I went to college with - transferred in her freshman year to Fitchburg State College. Take a clue. :) Good Luck(And no, I would not send my own kids to BU. Maybe Leslie College, or another school in Boston.)

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Do not take professorSuper BrilliantUndecided
Do not take professor Alonge. live in large residence hall (i.e. warren or west). It is easier to make friends in the residence halls. BU is a fun and safe school and you'll meet people from all over he world!
1st Year Female -- Class 2012
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Campus Aesthetics: B
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For transfers, they want a good GPA andSuper BrilliantPolitical Science
For transfers, they want a good GPA and a good essay. Do something interesting. They must have shallow empty lives to put up with reading college essays in the first place. And everyone who writes an essay is a fucking saint with weeks of community service, a positive disposition, and a sunny outlook on life. I would get bored reading one of those... nevermind thousands.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2008
Surrounding City: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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