StudentsReview :: Northeastern University - Comments and Student Experiences
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Boston College -- Chestnut Hill, MA
New York University -- New York, NY
George Washington University -- District of Columbia, DC


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Northeastern University

There are 155 Comments

View:

Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
I studied American Sign Language Interpreting and theBrightLanguage - French/Spanish/etc.
I studied American Sign Language Interpreting and the faculty is biased (you don't kiss butt, you don't do well). They do not nurture educational goals. For example, I wanted to become a legal interpreter and was constantly told, "It takes years of experience, so don't focus on that right now." Even in class assignments they would tell us not to choose topics involving legal and medical interpreting for the same reason.
4th Year Female -- Class 1922
Social Life: A-, Education Quality: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
I've had a super great experience so farSuper BrilliantBusiness - Management and Administration
I've had a super great experience so far a Northeastern. I'm a business major (marketing and entrepreneurship) and I love the business program and have learned a lot. I have friends for all over the world and college and Northeastern specifically have been great. Let's be honest though, the main reason people go here is because of co-ops. The co-op program at Northeastern is the largest, best,0 and most developed in the the world and its very evident how seriously and advanced it is at our university. Attending Northeastern is probably the best decision I've ever made and i'm glad i wen through with it.
1st Year Male -- Class 1922
Education Quality: A+, University Resource Use/ spending: B+
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
While Northeastern University (NEU) has many majors toSuper BrilliantEconomics
While Northeastern University (NEU) has many majors to choose from, from my experience it seems to be structured more towards STEM majors (i.e engineering, computer, biotech, etc.)

All of the other departments seem to be lacking in enough faculty to support the inflow of students that apply there every year. There is also insufficient course subjects in any major that is not a STEM. You find yourself wasting money ($5xxx a course) taking courses that you do not like...just because you need to fulfill your major requirements.

Also, it's important to know that if you declare a minor, it will not be written on your diploma. Only your major will be written. Hopefully, if you are reading this, you won't make the same mistake of wasting your money and time on getting a minor. It only shows on your transcript and not your diploma. That kind of defeats the purpose of getting a minor.Honestly, if you can get into Tufts, Harvard, MIT...it would be better, plus they cost exactly the same...

4th Year Female -- Class 1920
Surrounding City: A-, Education Quality: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Question
Northeastern University
Northeastern University
Compare NortheasternSave Northeastern

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→