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LF College helped me but I chose to make it work for me. Very happy with my education but I worked to set myself apart.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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I am a former military service member whoAverageArt & Design Department
I am a former military service member who worked nights at the nearby Navy Base and went to school during the day. My life consisted of work and school. I wanted to receive the very best education, and I feel that LFC provided me with that. I am not from a wealthy family or town. I did not have an outstanding k-12 education. By many measures, I would have been very much behind academically had I not committed to LFC. LFC teaches you critical thinking. LFC expects you to turn in paperwork held to Ivy League Institutional standards. Most of my professors were trained at Harvard, Stanford, Yale etc., and they expected me to write 40-50 page papers in a manner befitting those institutions. I went to LFC following two tours to the middle east, so I wasn't in a partying mindset. I could care less about clicques, they were not important to me. If you want a world class education, if you want to major in History and/or Art and STILL land a job that pays you 100K+, then absolutely go here. If you want to party, and still get a pretty good education, go to Depaul.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2006
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: B
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Great school with outstanding people.BrightEconomics
Great school with outstanding people. To complain about night life would indicate wanting to go to bars every night. That is not LFC-- however, almost every single night of the week there is SOMETHING going on throughout campus. I enjoy going to the sporting events on campus, or the SPARK activities in the Student-Center. I didn't come to college to be drunk, I came to learn and make relationships. LFC allows that in spades. I have great professors who are accessible. They provide great opportunities to go BEYOND the text and lecture to learn more. They are also very practical in their help for your future. I have had the opportunity to meet several alums and connect for mentorship outside the classroom. The Career Advancement Center on campus helped me land an internship going into my sophomore year, and they have helped me look ahead to the next steps. I am confident that my time here is well spent.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2016
Education Quality: A+, Useful Schoolwork: B
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