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Duke University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA- Faculty AccessibilityA-
Useful SchoolworkA- Excess CompetitionB+
Academic SuccessB- Creativity/ InnovationB-
Individual ValueA- University Resource UseA
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA FriendlinessB
Campus MaintenanceA- Social LifeC+
Surrounding CityB+ Extra CurricularsA-
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Arrogant, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Quite Bright
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Social Life
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University Resource Use
She cares more about Social Life than the average student.
Date: Feb 16 2001
Major: Public Policy (This Major's Salary over time)
I don't think any school better combines work, personal life, and school spirit. The academics are generally for real. You should be working pretty hard here. If you aren't, you're either brilliant or getting Cs. In your personal life, if you're patient you'll find a bunch of people that you enjoy hanging out with. As for school spirit, there is nothing that beats Duke especially during basketball season.

There is the perception that Durham has nothing to offer. That is bogus. It's not Boston, but it's not dead with corn fields around it either.

In general, if you have to be in the city don't come to Duke. If you have to work 24-7 to love yourself, don't come. If all you want to do is party all the time, don't come. If you're willing to mix it up a little and live a balanced life, try it out.

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