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BU is definitely not a party school, forQuite BrightUndecided
BU is definitely not a party school, for one. If you enjoy clubbing every night of the week... it may be okay with you... but otherwise it sucks. The dorms are small and strict, and there is NO cable!!! I do enjoy my classes and the faculty are wonderful. Yet BU lacks all school spirit, and I really feel I have missed out on a true college experience. I would not mind coming here for graduate school I suppose.
1st Year Female -- Class 2005
Surrounding City: A+, Individual Value: F
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BU is a very large university, comprised ofBrightArt & Design Department
BU is a very large university, comprised of 11 smaller colleges, many of which are gems. Each individual college stands on its own with it's own dean and administration, but the BU philosophy is apparent in each school: serious academics and a classical approach to learning. BU makes no bones about this and candidly rejects social and educational fads. This gives the administration the reputation of being a little right of Attilla the Hun, but there is a real concern for the students here. BU is located in the heart of Boston, so the social life is fantastic, but the trade off is that you lack a traditional campus feel. If you love living in the city and blending into a diverse urban environment this is the place. If you want green quads and pep rallies, go to BC.
1st Year Male -- Class 2005
Social Life: A+, Campus Aesthetics: C+
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They have a question here about your yearly salary .. I think they should default it to "Minimum Wage" for Boston University.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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