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4.8 of 5 stars (4 Ratings)

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5.0 of 5 stars

February 2016 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Rigorous academics, great social life, networking opportunities, proximity to Boston

Downers

Lack of greater support for international students, inadequate dining food quality

Comments

I would suggest all potential students to take a challenging courseload before coming here.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Challenging and eye-opening experience

4.0 of 5 stars

January 2016 | FORMER STUDENT

Uppers

Resources - while at times difficult to navigate, University has an unrivaled breadth of resources available for students.

Downers

Difficult to navigate at times - a lot of bureaucracy and redundancies.

Comments

It is one of the best -- if not the best university in the world. It will challenge you, it will motivate you, it will at times crush you - but depending on how you choose to handle each challenge thrown your way: you can walk away with one of the best educations and experiences available.It's what you make of it.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Courses are what you make them - Network is invaluable

5.0 of 5 stars

July 2015 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Peers are incredibly impressive and driven, the connections you make are more valuable than anything taught in the classes. Grade inflation. Anyone who tells you it doesn't happen is lying. Name that everyone knows and respects.

Downers

Competition surrounding every aspect of life: everyone is constantly trying to one-up the next person. Easy to miss out on a lot of things when always measuring yourself versus your peers instead of enjoying the moment.

Comments

Social life is dominated by the final clubs. If you're in one it's great, if you're not, it can be kind of tough, especially as a guy.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great place to learn from great people

5.0 of 5 stars

July 2015 | FORMER STUDENT

Uppers

The extremely engaged and active student body. The number of student organizations and dedicated students is dizzying. The number of weekend parties in the dorms and on campus means there is always something to do. The requirement that everyone eat in the dining halls creates a sense of community and comraderie.
The access to the politically connected fits the school's reputation.

Downers

The weather. The amount of time people spend studying and worrying can be intense.

Comments

If you are passionate about learning, and enjoy meeting others that feel the same way, there is no better place to be. People are truly nice and cooperative. I did not study alone for a single class, despite having an initial aversion to study groups. There is truly a sense that everyone is in it together.

Would You Recommend

Yes