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It's been a struggle to enjoy my timeNot so bright
It's been a struggle to enjoy my time here as an undergrad and I know that a fair number of students that feel the way I do. The people here are amazing (intelligent, diverse, thoughtful) - but it's hard to have a good time when the everyday energy is tense and closed off. The culture here is clique-ish. People are more concerned with having the appearance of being part of a group than celebrating individuality.

The academics are great. Great professors that are willing to help, interesting classes. Also, people are impressed by Northwestern's name, which is a superficial thing but also pretty nice to have. If you're going to come here, be very, very proactive about finding a good social life/group right from the start of your freshman year. Otherwise those opportunities tend to close up. If you find the right ones, you'll probably have a good time.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2016
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Individual Value: C
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Something the film majorQuite Bright
Something the film major who posted before me didn't mention.CLAYTON BROWN IS THE MAN!!! His classes make NU's RTVF program super fun.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Preparedness: F Reputation: F
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don't know about otherNot so brightChemistry
don't know about other majors, but awesome chemistry program here, one of the best in the nation. not easy though, and kids here aren't really friendly.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A, Campus Aesthetics: C
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