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Washington University in St Louis

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityC Faculty AccessibilityC+
Useful SchoolworkC+ Excess CompetitionC-
Academic SuccessC Creativity/ InnovationC
Individual ValueC University Resource UseC-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA- FriendlinessB+
Campus MaintenanceA Social LifeC
Surrounding CityB- Extra CurricularsB
SafetyC-
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable, Closeminded

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly

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Excess Competition
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He cares more about Safety than the average student.
Date: Dec 02 2003
Major: Engineering Department (This Major's Salary over time)
WU is expensive, and intro classes are big, though not enormous. Students and profs are friendly. Bio and chem programs are competitive, and english, acting, architecture, business and classics are some of the good programs, though I only had a single english class. It is difficult to get credit for AP tests, even with fours and fives in some subjects. Overall, it's typical of schools in its class. That is, it is a large private school trying to get a lot of research money, sometimes to the detriment of teaching. Most students aren't intellectual. Some are smart, some are hard workers, and some are rich, but most students are only modestly accomplished. Lots of drinking at Frat parties.
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