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Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at NU
By Gender
By Major
Business - Management and AdministrationA+
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringA
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial Operations EngineeringA
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Music - PerformanceB
Perfomance ArtsC+
Political ScienceA
PreMed and MedicalA-
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
Public PolicyA+

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Quotes touching on Surrounding City

“... What made NU experience worthwhile is that Chicago is an amazing city ...”
“... What made NU experience worthwhile is that Chicago is an amazing city ...”
“... Northwestern is an ideal environment in which to examine life, meet brilliant and interesting people, and have fun in a terrific city ...”
“... And last of all, the University refuses to pay property taxes to the city of Evanston, but of course utilizes all its services (police, fire, et...”
“... It cost about $900 bucks a month to live on campus, that is why I live in the city, because it's cheaper ...”
“... If you are thinking about a city school, and love that sense of diversity and the whole cosmopolitan scene, STAY AWAY ...”
“... The city is a hop skip and a jump away so use it ...”
“... If reenacting moments from the movie Old School in your free time is not your thing, theres always that little city called Chicago a short tra...”
“... Adjusting to NU life was quite difficult in my first quarter because I had grown so accustomed to the thrill of city life ...”
“... Between the top-notch academics, Big Ten sports, the beautiful campus, and close proximity to a world class city, you cannot ask for much more ....”
“... Catch a movie, hit the beach, have a candlelit dinner or a quick burger, buy whatever you need - and if it tickles your fancy, head downtown to a...”
“... I won't go on too much about the location, but being in Evanston, right next door to Chicago is perfect--lots to do and see, without feeling ...”
“... The city taught me a lot, in addition to my education ...”
“... What made NU experience worthwhile is that Chicago is an amazing city ...”
“... pros: - the first suburb outside of a major city; chicago is easily accessible - big 10 sports - an incredible swimming and athletic facility (...”
“... Beautiful city, lots of good restaurants and shopping ...”
“... I would sum up the qhole university culture by pointing out that for my blood drive club we had more "Chairs" (publicity chair, tech chair, co pr...”
“... We both ended up sleeping in the student lounge like refugee bums in a foreign far away city ...”
“... Choose a college that offers you some atmosphere, having a big city near by is a huge plus ...”
“... Keep telling yourself that the cold builds character (I'm from Chicago, the city) ...”
“... 4) Even though Chicago is right next to you, no one ever goes into the city, because no one simply has the time and it's too much of a hassle ...”
“... Nights where I get to talk about politics and philosophy, and go out to see the Chicago Symphony or laugh about Second City MADE MY TIME at NU AW...”

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