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Northwestern University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityD Faculty AccessibilityC-
Useful SchoolworkB+ Excess CompetitionB+
Academic SuccessC- Creativity/ InnovationC
Individual ValueF University Resource UseC-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyF FriendlinessD
Campus MaintenanceF Social LifeF
Surrounding CityD- Extra CurricularsA+
Describes the student body as:

Describes the faculty as:
Arrogant, Condescending, Unhelpful

Quite Bright
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She cares more about Campus Aesthetics/ Beauty than the average student.
Date: May 14 2008
Major: Perfomance Arts (This Major's Salary over time)
Northwestern is a wretched school, period. When you get past the horrible, dangerous and expensive town, the terrible, indifferent administration, and the ugliest campus I've ever seen outside of RIT, you're left with faculty members who are far more interested in their own work than helping out students.

Social life is well known to be pretty much non-existent, but the school facilities are supposed to make it worthwhile. However, the student center is laughably inadequate to anyone's needs, the library has non-heated stairwells and leaky roofs (not to mention tons of wasted space, and a gorgeous old library that's completely mis- and disused down a dusty hallway), and I most school buildings felt like your average ill-maintained modernist public school.

Classrooms don't have power hookups for laptops and wifi is spotty at best, which might not matter too much as countless faculty members have downright Ludditic tendencies.

Bottom line: I would recommend NU due to proximity to Deep Dish Pizza, and nothing else. After hearing nothing but positives heading into my Northwestern experience, I never would've guessed I'd waste 4 years of education.

If you want a college experience, go anywhere else.

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