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How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA+ Faculty AccessibilityA+
Useful SchoolworkA+ Excess CompetitionA+
Academic SuccessA+ Creativity/ InnovationA+
Individual ValueA+ University Resource UseA+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA+
Campus MaintenanceA+ Social LifeA+
Surrounding CityA+ Extra CurricularsA+
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

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Date: Aug 28 2008
Major: Economics (This Major's Salary over time)
There's one adequate word to describe the typical undergraduate: Preppy.

Like other reviewers here, I've met my share of "students" who clearly are there due to their family wealth and legacy. Fortunately, they represent the minority. If you meet enough people at BC, you would be pleasantly surprised at how intellectually and culturally diverse the school is.

Academics are top-notch. The only negative experience I had was in the English Department with a Teacher who was clearly out her league. She didn't have a PhD or any profound insights into the works that were covered.

Enough ink has been spilled over the drinking culture that exists on weekends so I won't go there.

The Campus is among the very best in the world. Compare it with Oxford, Cambridge or Princeton.

So if you're looking to start classes this Fall, meet as many people as you can, join 3-4 clubs/activities, suspend premature judgments and definitely get to know your Professors.

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