Northwestern University, Evanston

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  • I went on a college tour and the students leading it were very friendly and informative. The buildings and surrounding scenery is very beautiful! Lake Michigan is right against the college. I would de...  more »
  • I regularly take courses offered by the NU Alumni Assn. They are taught by outstanding profs, and the subjects are always fascinating. This coming semester I am taking a music curse from one of my fav...  more »
  • Lovely Evanston campus, right on Lake Michigan with a new Sailing Center. This school is on a quarter system, which is brutal on the students, staff and faculty. They have over 500 job openings which ...  more »
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  • This summer sunshine, golden beach and surfing people gave me an illusion that Northwestern University has a campus towards the vast ocean. But in fact, it just next to the Michigan Lake. When I came here in the early morning, this beautiful campus was in tranquility and peace. Some people playing beach volleyball and sand statues, some surfing and sailing. Yes, it's just one plain day, but also one perfect day, perfect campus!
  • I am mid-way through the first year of my Masters in Information Technology at the McCormick College of Engineering. The courses here are as rewarding as they are challenging. The administration are polite and very helpful, and the campus is gorgeous. In addition, the Alumni network is huge, geographically dispersed and extremely engaged. Overall Northwestern has provided me with an amaziny experience. As a Chicago native Northwestern has always been my dream school, now I know why.
  • Northwestern is the Home of the Wildcats, and is a beautiful campus by the lakeside of Lake Michigan, just north of Chicago. I had a fantastic time studying here and the campus is incredible when autumn creeps in and paints everything in such resplendent colours (see pictures attached). Kellogg is also located here interestingly enough, away from the Chicago campuses of Feinberg etc., but all in all a great university.
  • I am one quarter into my freshman year as a weinberg college of arts and sciences major. It is an academic institution and I feel prepared to be an academic in the future and enter the world of academia. That being said, I hate Insomnia Cookies. It is bad, overpriced, and only a select few students can afford it. It is outrageous, heinous, and (insert other negative adjective here COME BACK TO IT). It is a crime that it exists near such a prestigous institution. Please students, I implore you not to give money to this establishment (Insomnia Cookies). For every dollar you would spend on a four dollar cookie (that adds up to four dollars), find the nearest homeless person and give it to them. Be a good person. Nat Out Also NU ur chill, keep doing your thing
  • One of the world's prestigious colleges with the best scene in greater Chicago area!

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