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Discus: College Search and Selection: September 2003 Archive: Northwestern
By Tennizpro06 (Tennizpro06) on Thursday, August 28, 2003 - 04:47 pm: Edit

What do you guys think of this school? I heard a lot of people didn't like it and I was just wondering why

By Becks777 (Becks777) on Thursday, August 28, 2003 - 06:27 pm: Edit

it has an excellent location...suburbs of chicago....20 m from downtown

By Spiffybrownboy (Spiffybrownboy) on Thursday, August 28, 2003 - 08:17 pm: Edit

Excellent school, on par with some ivies. It's not quite as well known as the ivies but is certainly prestigious nonetheless. Great programs in journalism, medicine, the sciences, the arts, engineering, etc. Also, wonderful location. NU is just an awesome all-around school, so you really can't go wrong no matter what you want to study (generally speaking). One negative comment I've heard about it is that NU keeps comparing itself to the ivies and is always in some sort of competition with them. Naturally, being an exceptional school, they are in competition with other top schools, but I hear they go a little over the edge with comparisons. That's just ONE opinion, though. You can visit and form your own opinions on the subject.

By Becks777 (Becks777) on Friday, August 29, 2003 - 11:25 pm: Edit

its not one of those 100 yr old schools with old classic buildings....a new modern style univ

By Tennizpro06 (Tennizpro06) on Saturday, August 30, 2003 - 12:15 am: Edit

One thing I read was that NW had the highest percentage of students who would go to a diff. college if they had another chance. i think the exact stat is like nearing 25% or something

By Fonzie (Fonzie) on Saturday, August 30, 2003 - 10:49 pm: Edit

I have NEVER heard that.

By Juniper (Juniper) on Sunday, August 31, 2003 - 08:44 pm: Edit

does NW have a good PHARMD program?

By Tenisghs (Tenisghs) on Sunday, September 07, 2003 - 09:52 am: Edit

WEll, Northwestern was erected back in will see old AND modern buildings on-campus.

By Becks777 (Becks777) on Monday, September 08, 2003 - 08:49 pm: Edit

At least i didnt when i went for a campus visit

By Bada1712 (Bada1712) on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 - 06:20 pm: Edit

Anyone know if NU regards SAT IIs as a serious factor in admission?

By Mcp (Mcp) on Tuesday, September 09, 2003 - 11:03 pm: Edit

SAT IIs: "Strongly recomended"

By Fonzie (Fonzie) on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 - 12:30 am: Edit

NU admission meeting/tour: "Not a must have"

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