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4 College Student

Athletics: I play on the Club Softball team and while it is a hassle to get time in Cabot to practice, the amenities we get such as training is great.

3 College Student

Party Scene: When you can find a party to hang out its an okay time, but I've found myself staying in our dorms with our friends a lot more.

4 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Wings over Boston and Uno's both take dining dollars which is really convenient.

4 College Student

Administration: The administration all over campus is very helpful and pleasant to speak to.

4 College Student

Campus Food: I liked the food it was very delicious and there was a lot of variety every week.

5 College Student

Campus Housing: I lived in a brand new building and the building was very clean and spacious.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Classes can average from moderate to hard, but it's not so bad as long as you don't procrastinate.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: It depends on the facility.

3 College Freshman

Local Area: Boston is a great city, but I had higher expectations is regards to better food and the locals. While there is great diversity in Boston, I can't help but feel that there is a divide among the people of Boston, in a sense that there is little interaction between ethnic groups.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: With every school, there are pros and cons. For me personally, I am very reserved and not easily able to jump into small talk, which served as an initial problem in terms of making friends. However, upon joining student organizations, I made my two best friends, and it has been a blast ever since. From my clubs, I gained a lot of advise regarding my career and activities I want to pursue in general, as well as learned more about who I am. While people can be cold, there are a lot of people who are very nice and easy to get along with. NU is really what you make of it. When it's not zero below outside, the NU environment is very alive and popping.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Use Rate my Professor accordingly. It can save your GPA!

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Take full advantage of the career fairs, the career counselors and workshops from the get go. Do not wait until the semester before co-op! It is very likely that everyone will get a co-op. Nevertheless, NU has the best co-op program in the U.S., even though for some majors, co-op can be more competitive.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Guys at NU are attractive.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The atmosphere at hockey games is lively and festive. It's a great time.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: It definitely depends on the situation. It can go either way.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: When you're on the meal plan, you wish you had more dining dollars to eat off-campus.

3 College Freshman

Administration: The administration can be aggravating, but it really depends on which administration. The administration for my department is pretty cool, but the higher up administration can sometimes be full of...

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I didn't get as much aid as I wanted, but it was better than some of my friends' financial aid packages.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food here gets repetitive very quickly. By sophomore year, you're going to want a kitchen and off of the meal plan. It's also just not worth the price. $16 a meal is simply ridiculous. Point. Blank. Period.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Having lived in Stetson West's Engineering LLC, I found my floor's atmosphere to be very cold. I didn't know a lot of people there, and tended to avoid my dormitory. I preferred hanging out at my friends' dorms. Also the lottery process is more stressful than midterms. Find Upperclassmen friends who would be willing to pull you in!

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Totally depends on the neighborhood.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Most of the dining options that are close are kind of expensive.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Sometimes it's hard to get answers about how the office actually works.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: All of the food options are pretty expensive.

5 College Sophomore

Scholarships: best and affordable but depends on your financial needs.

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Overall, Northeastern University is a well-rounded school that offers a wonderful college experience and a high-quality education. The campus is beautiful and offers a quiet respite from the larger city of Boston. Northeastern exposes you to city life while still allowing you to feel a sense of community in its enclosed campus. The faculty is helpful, and it is fairly easy to get in touch with the right staff members to assist you with your needs. The co-op program puts you ahead of the game when it comes to job connections, industry knowledge, and professional experience. Most Northeastern students who partake in the co-op program graduate with two or three entry-level jobs on their resume. 

The downsides at Northeastern are minimal. Parking can be difficult because the school is in the middle of Boston. But most students feel that Northeastern offers a unique college experience that allows you to enjoy your college years while getting ahead in your career.

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