Duke University Visit Report by Dungareedoll

Visit to Duke University in October 2014 by Dungareedoll
(Parent of Student, HS Class of 2011)
(Member since October 22 2014 with ? posts)

 
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Visit Activities:


Information Session: Yes - Very informative. The guy was a great speaker. I was surprised to find that Duke didn't have many opportunities for merit based scholarships.

Campus Tour: Yes - This is probably the most beautiful campus I have ever seen. We have visited over 25 schools.


Campus:



Friendliness/Courtesy of Students:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Friendliness/Courtesy of Staff:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Appearance of Campus:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Building/Facilities Maintenance/Cleanliness:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Dormitories:
The tour doesnt let you see the inside of a dorm. As a matter of fact the freshman dorms are kind of separated from the rest of the campus. They aren't nearly as attractive as the rest of the ca



Security/Safety:
3 - Good
3 - Good
Leaving campus is a little bit unsettling. As a matter of fact we saw a young boy running for his life from someone. He almost was hit by oncoming traffic since he wasnt looking where he was going.



Overall Campus Impression:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
It was amazing to see all the althetic facilities, and the main campus. Truly gorgeous!!


Off-Campus:



Area Immediately Around Campus:
1 - Poor
1 - Poor
I already mentioned this above



City/Town/Community:
1 - Poor
1 - Poor
Not the most appealing place. I wouldn't want my kid living off campus!

Campus Visit Notes for Duke University


Visit Description:

I really loved this school. The tour guide was very informative and demonstarted his love for the school in everything he said. The school has it all. The new science building is amazing. Thanks to Bill Gates' wife who donated it. K town is cool. The virutal room is amazing. Everything about this school is just fantastic......