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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Though I did not attend my first choice, I feel very happy and well adjusted here. The university is a private research institution, like many of the schools I applied to and visited throughout the course of my high school tenure.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Despite being so far away from home, at Howard I'm comfortable. There are so many opportunities here at Howard.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Howard has great academic opportunities such as internships etc, however they cut some of the majors such as anthropology last year. the administration is absolutely terrible! they lost my transcripts and even after classes have started are still reviewing it now. my dorm is pretty ok and i love my room mate. Most of the people working on campus have a bit of an attitude but some are pretty nice to you. i love the food - you get to make your own sandwich, or have a salad, or pasta or pizza. your choice.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The school's administration is the worst I have ever seen/ experienced. They mixed up and messed up my transfer credits 1 day before classes started, which caused me to be behind in my classes. The workers of the registration office where incredibly unsympathetic, and unhelpfully. I'am considering transferring to a different university, so I don't waste any more time and money at this institution.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I had an amazing process! The only thing about is, I come from a single parent home and a deceased mother with little money. In the efforts of trying to make my dreams come true I come along a lot of bumps in the road. It is my job to never give up and keep reaching towards my goal. I can't and won't stop until I am on top, so however scholarships and grants and loans I need to apply to to get enough money to stay in school I will do it. I am passionate and dedicated to becoming somebody!

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Overall, the experience is great but administration could use improvement.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Definitely enjoy the experience so far. Highly recommend joining a club to meet more people that share the same interests as you. Try to go outside of your comfort zone for some things as well.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the opportunities that my school allows for career development as well as the deep traditions that still stand on campus. I would choose my school again if I had the chance to redo it.

8 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The school is great academically, however if Howard wasn't your "dream" school and you don't fall in love with it you are instantly judged. A lot of the students look down upon others.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: For the most part it's great, but like any institution, it isn't perfect. I would not change my school of choice though. It's perfect for me.

9 people found this useful Report
1 College Junior

Overall Experience: Overall, the school is not great for someone who is persistent in achieving goals. There is a long list of amazing teachers but the administration's lack of professionalism, integrity and character has created the overwhelming amount of flaws.

9 people found this useful Report
5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Great school. Tuition is more than I can afford now.

7 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I felt like I was in the 13th grade at community college

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Classes and teachers are great, but administration is a hassle. Try to get the freshman scholarship

8 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: The administrative process needs addressing. Many students are faced with challenges which affect their studies and future by extension.

6 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Howard is an okay school if your'e into having a vast social life, but being that that is not what I am interested in, I don't really involve myself in campus activity much. the academics could be a little more hands-on but overall they are challenging enough to keep me interested.

5 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have not been on campus yet, but I have visited and the environment reached out to me. There was so much interaction and the feeling of pride just by walking on campus.

6 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It has a great environment.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Besides the struggles of financial aid, my school is amazing. The sense of community and the Bison pride is strong and that's something you can't just find anywhere.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: My school allows my to grow and mature and helps me to understand myself as a minority in the USA

5 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love my school. It has help me grow as a person.

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Howard University is very high-school-like and the people are petty and materialistic. However, I love the coursework and don't regret choosing this school. My school is unique because although it is an HBCU, we have a very diverse student body that is eager to learn and get involved in their community. I love the sense of home there is at Howard. I would choose this school again if I was given the option.

8 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I do not start school until the fall and orientation is not until July 20th but after visiting the campus multiple times it has proven to be a decent atmosphere to live in.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are some not-so great sides to being at Howard University: the administration building is a hellhole to many students, and the financial aid office needs to up their game. However, there are many sides that trump the bad things by far: the professors are amazing, you will actually learn if you are ready, you will be among the most amazing student body in the world, and you will be pushed to do better because those around you do so.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Financial aid is a bummer but in all I wouldn't trade it for the world.

5 people found this useful Report
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Students are more than satisfied with the quality of education that they are receiving at Howard. Students seem to have no trouble meshing with their peers, as well as the faculty. In fact, the only qualm that students seem to have is experiencing the difficulties of dealing with HU administration. The bureaucracy and red tape involved with getting anything done at the administrative level is nothing short of nerve racking, and the race to ensure that your financial aid is administered on time and paperwork properly entered into the system is probably more effective for rapid weight loss than any weight loss program currently being advertised. But even with all the little frustrations that come with dealing with the administration, there is a firm consensus among the students that there is no better place for them to be than where they are now. From the quality of the relationships they have formed to the quality of the education that they are receiving, as well as the numerous opportunities made available to them, HU students are pretty darn happy. Overall, Howard provides the ideal atmosphere for anyone who's interested in politics or pursuing a career that's in any way relevant to the process of developing public policy.

Howard is often referred to as the mecca, or the center of every Historically Black College or University in the nation, and the unified pride that the students have in its history and what it represents is very real and very substantial. While there's no denying that there is room for improvement on many levels, the important thing is that Howard University is expanding on the good and improving on the not-so-good-constantly striving to become better with each passing year. More importantly, most students feel like they can be a valuable, contributing part of this process.

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