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Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at Northwestern

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB
By Major
AnthropologyB+
BiologyB+
Business - Management and AdministrationA
Chemical EngineeringA
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringB+
CommunicationsB+
Computer EngineeringA-
EconomicsB+
EducationB-
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB-
EnglishB+
FinanceA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
JournalismB
MathA-
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryC
Music - PerformanceB-
OtherB
Perfomance ArtsB-
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsB
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalB
PreVet and VeterinaryC
PsychologyB
Public PolicyB+
SociologyA-
UndecidedC+

Against similar schools

Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

Northwestern University
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B
Cornell University
 B
Stanford University
 B+
Brown University
 A-
Yale University
 B+
Princeton University
 B
University of Chicago
 B+
F
A+

Collaboration/Competitive

I have mixed feelings about NU. NU is the type of place where students go if they did not get into Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc but would be in the h...Read full comment
pros: - the first suburb outside of a major city; chicago is easily accessible - big 10 sports - an incredible swimming and athletic facility (SPAC...Read full comment
Like many others, I made quite a few mistakes in regards to my college experience. Out of all the schools I got into, UChicago was probably the be...Read full comment
What can I say? I love NU. I love the programs, the students, the professors and the campus. These past two years have been great, and I've learned a ...Read full comment
So much to say, so little time to say it. First, like all universities, Northwestern has its pluses and minuses. I've read a lot of the reviews on ...Read full comment
To be honest, Northwestern wasn't one of my top choices when I submitted my college applications. I applied to an Ivy ED and got rejected. Then I plac...Read full comment
I absolutely love Northwestern. Between the top-notch academics, Big Ten sports, the beautiful campus, and close proximity to a world class city, you...Read full comment
... Competition at NU works against you unless being cutthroat in a future job environment is a desirable trait ...Read full comment
I loved Northwestern, but I know it's not for everyone. It is a place for people who want to have a serious academic experience, but not too serious....Read full comment
I have mixed feelings about NU. NU is the type of place where students go if they did not get into Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc but would be in the h...Read full comment
... Working together makes the work a lot easier (and sometimes even fun), and there is still competition to keep you going ...Read full comment
I'll offer my perspective as a female Latino, east coaster from the tri state area. First, NU is going on the up up up. Morty (our president) wants...Read full comment
I just transfered to NU after spending two years at Boston University. Adjusting to NU life was quite difficult in my first quarter because I had grow...Read full comment
If you are thinking about a city school, and love that sense of diversity and the whole cosmopolitan scene, STAY AWAY. If you loved the high school s...Read full comment
I give Northwestern University, and my college counselor, a big fat F. Picking a college far away from home was about the worst possible decision ...Read full comment
... A team of Northwestern students regularly beats U of C students at economics competitions, and my team of NU kids beat Ivy-leaguers and MIT ...Read full comment
I loved this school. Northwestern is an ideal environment in which to examine life, meet brilliant and interesting people, and have fun in a terrific...Read full comment
Anyone who even considers NU is an complete idiot. I transfered here from Oberlin because my major teachers came here, and it is the worst experience...Read full comment
Northwestern is a good school, you just have to take the time and energy to use it for all its resources. Take advantage of what it has to offer and ...Read full comment
Keep in mind that everyone's college experience is different, but here are some things that I wish I had known before I chose to go here. 1) Greek...Read full comment
... The structure of the class fosters competition and the bio dept's concentration on animals is silly ...Read full comment
I just transfered to NU after spending two years at Boston University. Adjusting to NU life was quite difficult in my first quarter because I had grow...Read full comment
I loved this school. Northwestern is an ideal environment in which to examine life, meet brilliant and interesting people, and have fun in a terrific...Read full comment
I have mixed feelings about NU. NU is the type of place where students go if they did not get into Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc but would be in the h...Read full comment
Northwestern has a lot of clubs. I would sum up the qhole university culture by pointing out that for my blood drive club we had more "Chairs" (public...Read full comment
I came to Illinois with that nervousness you have when you remove yourself from your comfort zone. I had no idea what to expect from NU, and after a y...Read full comment
Northwestern has a lot of clubs. I would sum up the qhole university culture by pointing out that for my blood drive club we had more "Chairs" (public...Read full comment
I hate Northwestern. I will never give money to this school. TAKE A SERIOUS LOOK SOMEWHERE ELSE. While I had a great time in college, it had barely...Read full comment
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