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Philadelphia University

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA Faculty AccessibilityA-
Useful SchoolworkA Excess CompetitionB
Academic SuccessA- Creativity/ InnovationA-
Individual ValueB University Resource UseA-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA FriendlinessA-
Campus MaintenanceA- Social LifeC-
Surrounding CityA Extra CurricularsB-
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable, Snooty

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

Quite Bright
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Social Life
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Educational Quality
She cares more about Social Life than the average student.
Date: Oct 28 2009
Major: Interior Design (This Major's Salary over time)
I will start off by saying I never wanted to go to PhilaU to begin with. My mom made me go to an open house and I unexpectedly started to like the campus more and more. Eventually, it was the only school I wanted to go to. When it came time for START (which was incredibly lame), I began to get more excited.

Dorm Life:

I have three roommates and our dorm is amazing.I live in Fortess (the all girls dorm which honestly is not bad at all contrary to what rumors say). For a college dorm, mine is huge, all of our beds are lofted and we have an enormous open space in the middle. The bathrooms are a clean, but old and there are a lot of showers so you never have to wait. Ronson, is the hall with the only AC, but the dorms are tiny and gloomy. Partridge, Mott and Fortess are part of the Mansion halls and have events held together.

Food: Not bad at all. Its a hell of a lot better than other colleges and there's a decent variety.

Homework: If you're a design major, prepare to do work… all the time. It's really time consuming, but you get into it after the first two projects. Regular classes such as environmental science and math, the work load is nothing unmanageable.

Social Life: Besides the occasional show or event at the Kanbar Center, or events hosted by the RA's of the halls there isn't much to do. The campus is dead at nights and weekends. I have friends at Temple University and Drexel, so go there if you want to go to parties or do something fun. Manayunk is not too far away and they have shops and good restaurants there.

The campus in general is really nice and the staff work hard to keep it looking clean and presentable.

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