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Peel back the layers take a close look.Average
Peel back the layers take a close look. this is a party school. elon will add little value to your future. I have read the reviews and cannot agree more. i thought the comment. sleep away high school best described this place. nothing has changed or improved over the last 30yrs very sad to see. elon an epic dissappointment.
5th Year Female -- Class 1987
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I started my journey at Elon very hopefully.Quite BrightCommunications
I started my journey at Elon very hopefully. It was my top choice and I got just enough financial aid to squeak by the costs (while still taking out 20,000 in loans). But overall, my experience at Elon has not been wonderful. I have found the image they present is very different than what campus life is like. The administration seems deceitful and only cares about incoming students, and never caring about anyone after their first semester freshman year. There is no diversity- in either race or class. Most everyone I encountered is rich from the northeast. Elon likes to say there are so many clubs and everyone is so involved, but I have personally found it very hard to get involved in a lot of things I would like. The students are cutthroat competitive and it makes a very unwelcoming environment. I rushed and joined a sorority but found the girls extremley cliqueish and unwilling to "bond with their sisters" and felt outcasted. The theater program is very exclusive, don't even try to audition if you're not in their precious BFA program. Housing was medicore, the older dorms were falling apart with mold but everyone is charged the same rate. I have made some wonderful friends here but will be getting the heck out and transferring. I can't justify paying their ridiculous tuition anymore. Please think carefully before attending here. If you're more eccentric and not preppy from the north, this probably isn't the school for you!!!
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Campus Aesthetics: A, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Elon is the right fit for me.Quite BrightHistory/Histories (art history/etc.)
Elon is the right fit for me. I did a lot of research in my junior year and toured a lot of schools both coasts. Elon was the last school I visited and only happened upon it while on a family vacation. Got in the car after the tour and told my parents I was going to apply Early Decision. Elon felt like an east coast school with the west's laid back approach. Life seemed to be slower on campus then say the North eastern schools I visited, which was good fit for me as a coastal California kid. I love Elon. I got involved quickly, which really makes a difference. I auditioned for the Mock Trial team and made it. With the Mock Trial team I have made great friends and have traveled to other campuses. I have played intramural and been involved in different clubs. Elon is a wonderful place to spend four years.class of 2020
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Individual Value: A+, Surrounding City: B
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