Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College


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Thomas
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A lackluster school that feebly attempts to climb to the ranks of Ivy Leagues. Asides from being in the New England area, thi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

A lackluster school that feebly attempts to climb to the ranks of Ivy Leagues. Asides from being in the New England area, this college lacks the livelihood of campus life, well balanced academics, and diversity in the student body. Academics are intentionally rigged so that an A is unattainable and all scores must be curved. The “large” campus area is misleading since the school is made up of 3 different campuses all separate from each other. The faculty have little care for its students unless their parents are significant benefactors. Incidents such as rape and sexual assault are all too easily swept under the rug to maintain the ideal “Jesuit” image of the school. Rampant behavioral problems of the students go unnoticed as the school suffers from racist propaganda such as the “Black lives don’t matter.” movement.

Isabella
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Choosing to attend Boston College is one of the best decisions I have made. The curriculum is challenging, but engaging, and ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Choosing to attend Boston College is one of the best decisions I have made. The curriculum is challenging, but engaging, and the campus offers a friendly and open environment. Moreover, its close proximity to the city of Boston is a benefit that can not be overestimated. I love the school!

Derrick
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Boston College: Not Harvard, but not BU. The school loves to propagate elitism by having outrageous food prices, tuition, and...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Boston College: Not Harvard, but not BU. The school loves to propagate elitism by having outrageous food prices, tuition, and housing costs. If you want you and your parents to get sucked dry of everything you both own, then apply! Don’t recommend attending here if you’re household income is less than $250,000. If you are poor, it shows, so good luck fitting in. And despite what you may read online from students of wealthy demographics, BC is not a welcoming place. Every year there is a racist or homophobic instance on campus. This year, a boy wrote racial slurs all over a lounge wall and furniture.

Christopher
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Boston College provides a great educational and extracurricular atmosphere. Academics are the main focus of the school with t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Boston College provides a great educational and extracurricular atmosphere. Academics are the main focus of the school with the business school especially providing students with an abundance of opportunities and helpful tips on how to succeed in post-graduation life. Internships are readily available and professors have the necessary experience to connect classroom lessons to applicable real-life situations. Along with academics, there are hundreds of student organizations for students to participate in. Personally, I am in cultural clubs, athletic clubs, academic clubs, service organization clubs, and art clubs. As a result of these clubs, I have been able to meet a variety of different students and make strong and valuable connections that have enhanced my overall experience at Boston College. If I had to give one piece of advice to incoming freshmen, I would strongly recommend that they join multiple student organizations. A religious atmosphere is present but is definitely not overbearing. Students are required to take philosophy and theology classes but professors rarely share their own ideas in order to leave out personal biases. Overall, Boston College has provided me with an excellent start to my college career. I have been able to step outside my comfort zone and expand my academic horizons to help make me a more personable and experienced citizen of our world.

Danielle
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I could not have picked a better college. The people at BC are some of the most authentic, genuine, caring, and intellectual ...

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I could not have picked a better college. The people at BC are some of the most authentic, genuine, caring, and intellectual people I've ever met. We are close to Boston for lots of cool opportunities but also have the big sports culture and academics, without giant class sizes! 10/10

Sixto
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Boston College is academically rigorous and offers many extracurricular activities. Most students are able to find a balance ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Boston College is academically rigorous and offers many extracurricular activities. Most students are able to find a balance between success in the classroom and having fun outside of the classroom. There is an array of extracurricular activities for all kinds of students and parties are common on the weekends. Sports events are always filled especially the NCAA Division I football and hockey games. Intramural and club spots are also popular among students that are not world-class athletes. Diversity is one area that BC could improve in as the majority of the student body is white. There are many affinity groups throughout campus though.

Camryn
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An amazing place where work hard, play hard is embodied in every way. Students are eager and ready to learn, professors are d...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

An amazing place where work hard, play hard is embodied in every way. Students are eager and ready to learn, professors are dedicated to their work, and there are so many amazing ways to be involved outside of the classroom as well. One of the most gorgeous college campuses I have ever seen as well!

Lauren
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I was really impressed by Boston College when I went to visit. Not only is it a beautiful school, but it is close enough to t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I was really impressed by Boston College when I went to visit. Not only is it a beautiful school, but it is close enough to the city of a Boston to have easy access while far enough away to still have a traditional campus feel. I was initially worried about religion being a major thing at the school as I am not religious but religion is as big or as little of a deal as you make it for yourself and there is never any pressure for not being religious.

Eden
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This school is rigorous and worth the hard work to attend. There is a great community and a lot of pride surrounding attendin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school is rigorous and worth the hard work to attend. There is a great community and a lot of pride surrounding attending Boston College. The school is all around amazing to be apart of. The students have a great attitude toward the world, because they grow used to contemplating the importance of being a good person in community service.

Soumil
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Boston College is perfect for those looking for a large school in a college town setting. It is actually a university in Ches...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Boston College is perfect for those looking for a large school in a college town setting. It is actually a university in Chestnut Hill and their food, academics, and professors are the main highlights of the school. Often, professors will invite students over for dinner and get very close while also providing access to research opportunities.

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  • Enrollment
  • 9,870
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $51,296
  • Acceptance rate
  • 31%

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