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Boston University has top notch education, plenty to do and great faculty. I feel as though I am getting a great education here!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2014
Surrounding City: A, Collaboration/Competitive: D
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BU has a veryQuite BrightPolitical Science
BU has a very diverse student body and there are a lot of opportunities to get involved, which makes going to such a big school a lot easier. You will not be coddled, so your academic experience will mostly be what you make of it.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2012
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: B-
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BU was hampered in the 90s by poorSuper BrilliantComputer Science
BU was hampered in the 90s by poor leadership, and under right management is growing quickly. Just how great the school is in terms of living in the city and at the school seems to be a well-kept secret outside of the Northeast. Its not MIT or Harvard, but if you want a great education and want to feel like an independent adult living in the city, Boston University is for you. Its expensive, but then again that is one of the first lessons about living in the city. Everything is expensive. But if you have the grades, the school will provide.
1st Year Female -- Class 2015
Scholastic Success: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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