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For me, it was the best mix ofQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
For me, it was the best mix of quality of life, caliber of peers, academic excellence, and "vibe" I got from any school. I absolutely love it here. I have made awesome friends and have been able to have a fantastic college experience thus far. I am a student in the highly esteemed Olin Buisiness School and have been quite pleased with the opportunities it has presented me. I chose to come here over other schools with undergraduate business (Upenn, Cornell, UVA, UNC, Berkeley, etc.) and don't regret that decision at all. WashU is already an elite school, and its stock is one of the quickest growing ones amongst other top universities.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: B+
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Wash U. was a great experience for meChemistry
Wash U. was a great experience for me at the time; academically rigorous; very good teaching for the most part; great friends. It turned out to be fine preparation for my career in science and later in law. It was also not the pre-med juggernaut it has become, although pre-meds were still a prominent feature of the student body. If I was applying today, I'd be a bit concerned about the school's commitment to undergraduate training in non-biology/chemical fields. For example, my impression is that the engineering school, outside of biomed and chemical, is not what it used to be. Ditto for physics. I don't know what's happening in the humanities now; when I was there, philosophy and history were decent departments.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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WashU is an amazing place! I am pre-medQuite BrightPreMed and Medical
WashU is an amazing place! I am pre-med and plan to major in a neuro/bio/psych major. The Professors are so accessible and really passionate. I am also so far ahead of my other friends in other top schools. The campus is beautiful and the kids here are genuinely nice and so smart! I am challenges every day and I am truly enjoying my experience here!! I love WashU!!
2nd Year Female -- Class 2018
Education Quality: A+,
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