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Reviews 636 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Most professors seem to care about your success and they want to see you succeed. At the same time, they also are for weeding people out of the pre med classes that aren't suited for medical school. Their teaching is amazing and class sizes are very small. That is one of the main reasons I chose this college.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: A degree from this school in the pre-med or pre-law program is very valuable. These two programs are the best around where I live. I believe thats the reason why tuition is 56k a year. The staff seems to want to see you find a job after college because they sign you up for a website called career central network. I haven't used it yet because I'm only a sophomore. Lastly, the recruitment at our school seems to be pretty extensive. Their are always campus tours and family events taking place.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The safety of the students seems to be very important. Campus security seems to be everywhere. There are also emergency buttons around campus that are accessible to students. I feel safe on campus but I do take extra precautions by carrying pepper spray.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms are small and old, but they are close to all the class building so there's not too much to complain about. The RA's try to make activities for us to do to relive stress and I like that. Getting into the room you want is terrible though because it's lottery. I believe it should be first come, first serve. Overall the dorm all are about the same so you can't really complain about conditions.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life on campus is more expensive depending on what house you join. Usually the minimum is 2 grand to join and it goes up from there. It was too expensive more me to join but that was okay because I didn't want to feel like I bought my friends. Greeks are close but they seem so fake to each other. If you're a greek, you don't really get any special treatment so what are you paying for?

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: The school is a D-3 school so sports aren't that important to the students who don't play them. To the students that do play them, W&J provides good equipment and they recognize them in their matches.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The biggest problem with the school is that it's too expensive. For the most part, students come from rich families so they can be snobby to a country girl like me. Overall, I am there for my academics and that is where my college shines. The professors are excellent and so are their teaching efforts.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Just wish we had air conditioning...

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Everyone is nice and they do a lot of activities.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Division 3 just isn't very popular.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are so many opportunities you can't be bored.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Better than enlisted man's barracks.

1 College Sophomore

Athletics: I speak from experience as a former t&f & xc runner. We are in the process of paying for a 160 meter indoor track that will never be used because 160 meters is too much turning and leads to injuries. Too much to ask for the extra 40 meters. No one really follows athletics too closely that I know of because 60% of the students are athletes and solely into their own sports, which is respectable. Football gets their own gym but good luck to anyone else who wants to work out.

2 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: It's pretty hellacious here. Mostly because of the lack of gluten free options for celiacs like me and the horrendous coaching staff for track and cross country that drove me to quit the teams.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: All my professors accept for one my first year were very friendly and more then welcome to help you.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I heard the alumni network is very good.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Officers on campus are friendly.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing freshman and sophomore year are not too bad, but not great. Housing for junior and senior year is apartment style and is pretty nice. Senior year you get your own room in an apartment with three other roommates.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Not in Greek Life, but most people who are in it absolutely love it.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Since it is a small school a lot of people are involved with sports. I do not attend a lot of sporting events, but there is normally a decent turn out since the school is small you go to sporting events to support your friends.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the small community. People are very friendly and professors are easy to talk to. Housing for freshman and sophomores are okay, but pretty nice for junior and senior. Not in greek life, but a lot of people really like it.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Once again I visited in a senior dorm and I loved it! However I'm not sure as to how realistic that is to the freshman.

2 College Freshman

Athletics: They have an outstanding track team however during the tour the skimmed across sports teams.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I had a scholarship overnight stay and I learned about how there isn't much diversity at all and that the frats and sororities welcome minorities but aren't very diverse either. The male to female ratio is good. The dorms were very nice however, I stayed in a senior dorm so it was very spacious and conditioned.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Campus is pretty safe but area surrounding is not

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While some students may spend the week of finals cursing all of their classes and wishing that graduation would just get there already, after a couple of months in the real world, most alumni wish they could return to their good old days at W&J. The four years spent at W&J are undeniably difficult, but they are years well spent. W&J changes its students, and most leave completely different from how they came in. Even those who continue on in the career they have always dreamed of will leave with new interests and a new perspective on that career.

Over the years, W&J has changed and improved the experiences that students can have on campus and around the world. Students are able to do independent research with the multi-million-dollar laboratory equipment in Swanson, speak with professors who have taught in other countries, or take a trip halfway around the world to study another culture. If you come to W&J wanting to get involved and take advantage of all the opportunities offered, then there is no doubt that you will get a fantastic education and have terrific experiences. However, if you come and just want to stay on campus and stick to your normal routine, you will still get a fantastic education but just might not benefit from all the college has to offer.

W&J offers chances that larger colleges or universities could never offer. Most students have dinners with the president, deans, or different professors a few times a semester, and successful alumni are always happy to help out students with career advice. While there may be other colleges that match W&J in academics, any current student will tell you that there is no comparison to the experiences that you will get outside of the classroom.

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